About Us

For over thirty years, Shaw Bransford & Roth, PC has provided superior legal services on a wide range of federal practice issues, from representing federal employees nationwide in administrative, OIG and congressional investigations, disciplinary and performance actions, Bivens lawsuits, EEO and whistleblower litigation, security clearance and suitability determinations, to FOIA and Privacy Act litigation, and legal services to small federal agencies and associations. The professionals of Shaw Bransford & Roth, PC also have extensive experience in federal governmental affairs, providing a range of governmental affairs services to associations and businesses. 

Our Attorney Practice

We are a leading federal employment law and federal practice law firm located in Washington, D.C., focused on creating winning strategies for our clients nationwide.  We actively work with or represent federal employee associations, including the Senior Executives Association, the Professional Managers Association, and the Federal Managers Association, providing general legal and governmental affairs services.  


Our attorneys litigate cases before federal courts, the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Foreign Service Grievance Board. Our firm has extensive experience dealing with federal agencies and Congress. We understand the people in government and how agencies work. Through these direct ties to the federal sector, we strive to become acquainted with the right people in nearly every federal agency. More importantly, they trust us.


Our philosophy is simple. We are client focused and results driven. Once we identify our clients’ goals, we strive to provide every client with a full-scale legal strategy, not just representation, to obtain their goals.

Our Government Affairs Practice

Shaw Bransford & Roth P.C. has 30 years of experience in federal government affairs. We use our extensive knowledge of the executive and legislative branches and access to decision-makers to foster connections and achieve results. We bring a competitive, team-oriented process to our representation. Whether creating focused single-issue campaigns or helping clients build comprehensive advocacy programs, we work to tailor our services to the specific needs and interests of each client. View our suite of services >

Our Community Engagement

In addition to the firm's legal practice and government affairs offerings, Shaw Bransford and Roth also engages with the federal community via two weekly newsletters and a biweekly radio show.


Shaw Bransford & Roth publishes two newsletters, FEDmanager and FEDagent that provide federal managers, supervisors, executives, and federal agents the latest information they need to excel in their jobs. From top news stories affecting the federal workforce, to reporting on new regulations, laws, and key court decisions, we deliver unfiltered news in an easy-to-read, straightforward format to keep our readers ahead of the rapidly changing federal workplace.

Radio Show

Every other Friday at 11 a.m., Shaw Bransford & Roth P.C. hosts FEDtalk on Federal News Radio 1500 AM. FEDtalk explores current issues of importance to federal employees and those interested in the federal sector. Tune in live, or stream online via the Federal News Radio website.