ABOUT Lynne Bernabei

Lynne Bernabei has been litigating employment discrimination, civil rights, and whistleblower cases for over thirty years. She is a founding partner of Bernabei & Kabat, PLLC, where she handles claims of civil rights violations, and discrimination cases across the country. Although the practice focuses on cases in state and federal court in the Mid-Atlantic region, she has also litigated cases in New York, California, Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Mexico, and Arizona.

Ms. Bernabei received a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard University in 1972. In 1977, she received a J.D. degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School. Ms. Bernabei clerked for the Honorable William B. Bryant, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, from 1977-1978.

Ms. Bernabei has been selected for inclusion in all editions of The Best Lawyers In America since 2006 and in SuperLawyers from 2007 to the present. From 2002 onward, the Washingtonian magazine named Lynne Bernabei one of Best Attorneys in Washington, D.C. In April, 2004 the Legal Times Magazine named Lynne Bernabei one of top 12 Leading Labor & Employment Litigators in Washington, D.C. Ms. Bernabei has also been featured in an article that appeared in The City Paper in August of 1992, entitled “The Women to See,” and in the July/August, 1988 edition of The American Lawyer, entitled “Lynne Bernabei: In Tune with Whistle-Blowers.”

Ms. Bernabei has appeared on “Sixty Minutes,” and all other television news broadcasts, National Public Radio, and other national media outlets. She has also been quoted regularly by New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and National Law Journal.

Ms. Bernabei serves as a member of the editorial board of the Labor Law Journal and teaches Continuing Education Legal courses to the American Bar Association and other legal groups. Ms. Bernabei has been selected as a member of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and is an arbitrator on the National Roster of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”).

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Areas of LAW

  • Civil Rights
  • Employment
  • Whistleblower Litigation

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