Our law firm has filed a lawsuit on behalf of federal law enforcement employees for liquidated damages owed to them due to the 2018-19 government shutdown.

Certain individuals are eligible to proceed in this lawsuit anonymously, meaning that those individuals’ names will not be made public in this lawsuit. Individuals occupying the following positions are eligible to join this lawsuit anonymously: Federal Air Marshal; FBI Investigative Specialist, FBI Staff Operations Specialist, USSS Physical Security Specialist, USSS Technical Security Investigator, DEA Evidence Control Specialist, or BATF Intelligence Research Specialist.

If you are an FLSA non-exempt federal law enforcement employee involved in one of our current cases involving unpaid overtime and/or forced use of compensatory time and wish to join the government shutdown case please download, fill-out, sign and return this consent form and retainer agreement and either email the document to chouse [at] bernsteinlipsett.com, fax it to Daniel Rosenthal at (202) 519-5143, or mail it to: Bernstein & Lipsett, P.C., 1130 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 950, Washington, D.C. 20036.

If you are a federal government employee affected by the shutdown and not involved in a current lawsuit, but would like to join a case seeking liquidates damages due to a missed payday during the 2018-19 government shutdown, please contact our office at (202) 296-1798.