A tough SES reform bill passes a House Committee. How bad is it? (Radio Show)

On July 25, 2014, Jenny Mattingley, director of government affairs, Shaw Bransford & Roth, joined The Federal Drive's Legal Loop Segment.

Summary: Is it government accountability or just picking on federal executives? Leaders of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee would argue it's the former. The panel has approved a bill to make it easier to fire or discipline members of the Senior Executive Service. Jenny Mattingley is director of Government Affairs at the law firm Shaw, Bransford & Roth. She lobbies for the Senior Executives Association. She joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss the major provisions in the bill.

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The Legal Perspective on the Blackwater Trial (Radio Show)

On June 19, 2014, Debra Roth, partner, Shaw Bransford & Roth, joined The Federal Drive's Legal Loop Segment.

Summary: The trial of four former U.S. security contractors in the deaths of Iraqi civilians is just getting underway. The former Blackwater employees allegedly opened fire at a busy Baghdad intersection in 2007. Now, seven years later, prosecutors are sorting out if they can be held criminally responsible. In this week's legal loop segment, employment attorney Debra Roth joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive. She explained why the case has taken so long to go to trial.

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Trust Redefined: Reconnecting Government & Its Employees (Radio Show)

On May 22, 2014, Debra Roth, partner, Shaw Bransford & Roth, joined The Federal Drive's Legal Loop Segment.

Summary: Perhaps nowhere in the federal workforce is trust more frail than in the intelligence community. It is still reeling from the revelations of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The Director of National Intelligence recently issued two policies to clamp down on employees' speech.

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Celebrate Police Week (Radio Show)

On this FEDtalk, Steve Groeninger, Senior Director of Communications & Marketing, and Herb Giobbi, Chief of Staff, from National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund join the show’s host Jenny Mattingley, director of government affairs, Shaw Bransford & Roth P.C.,  to talk about National Police Week 2014. They are joined by Jon Adler, President, FLEOA (Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association) and Sara Slone, Director of Public Relations, Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS).

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