Fort Lauderdale, FL asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Maryland

Q: best place to find pro bono attorney for federal wrongful termination representative

against dept of Navy

1 Lawyer Answer
Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
  • Rockville, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: Lawyers who handle federal employment discrimination and wrongful termination cases usually do so on a contingency fee basis, meaning you pay no money up front, and the lawyer receives a percentage of the recovery if there is one, or an award of fees under the relevant statute (if any), and no fee if there is no recovery. Therefore, the lawyer is only likely to take the case if the facts and law are strong in your situation and support a significant damage award and fees that would justify their time and expense on the case. If you have shopped your case to multiple employment law attorneys and they have all turned your case down, that should tell you something about your case. Keep calling lawyers who handle wrongful termination cases in the federal government, until you are satisfied that you understand why your case is or is not of interest to them.

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