Kator, Parks, Weiser & Harris, PLLC, is a Washington, D.C. based law firm with a civil practice in employment law, and a special concentration on employment law involving Federal employees. Our lawyers have extensive experience representing workers before Federal courts, the MSPB, and the EEOC, in individual cases and class actions. Click here to learn more about KPWH.


Class Actions

Kator, Parks, Weiser & Harris, PLLC, has extensive experience representing workers in class actions. Our attorneys have handled cases involving tens of thousands of workers, challenging the practices of employers in Federal courts, State courts, and before the EEOC. Find out more about our firm’s current and past class actions by clicking here.


New on KPWH Blog

Gag Orders Cannot Trump Employees’ Free Speech Rights

Given reports about the current administration’s reported use of gag orders at agencies like EPA and the Department of Health and Human Services, it is more important than ever for Federal employees to understand their free speech rights. Federal employees keep their free speech rights when they join the government and after they leave.  These rights are protected under the Constitution, federal whistleblower laws, and other laws.  Attempts to restrict these rights through gag orders can be illegal and . . . click here for more

CBP Officer Class Action certified

The EEOC certified a class action filed by Kator, Parks, Weiser & Harris, PLLC, challenging the selection process for CBP Officer positions. The class action alleges that the physical fitness test for CBPO positions discriminates against female candidates.

Learn more about the CBP Officer class action by clicking here.

Whistleblower Protection Beyond OSC

In recent years, Federal employees have become more familiar with their rights under the Whistleblower Protection Act and their ability to file complaints with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel.   Despite this heightened awareness of federal whistleblower protections, many Federal employees are unfamiliar with whistleblower protections under other laws.  These other provisions, like those under the Occupational Safety & Health Act and Consumer Financial Protection Act (Dodd-Frank), provide for . . . click here for more