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Carolyn N. Lerner

Special Counsel

Office of Special Counsel

HQ Phone:  (510) 637-3464

Direct Phone: (202) ***-****direct phone

Email: c***@***.gov

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Office of Special Counsel

1301 Clay Street, Suite 1220N

Oakland, California,94612

United States

Company Description

The Office of Special Counsel is an independent investigative and prosecutorial agency. Its primary mission is to safeguard the merit system in federal employment by protecting federal employees and applicants from prohibited personnel practices, especially re...more

Background Information

Employment History

Special Counsel

U.S. Office of Special Counsel


President

Chertkof & Salzman PLLC


Mediator

U.S. Court of Appeals


Special Inspector In Neal V. Director

DC Department of Corrections


Federal Court-Appointed Special Inspector

Sexual Harassment for the D.C. Department of Corrections


Affiliations

Center for WorkLife Law

Board Chair


George Washington University

Adjunct Faculty Member


Work Life Law

Advisory Board Member


The WAGE Project Inc

Board of Advisors Member


Council for Court Excellence

Board Member


Washington Council of Lawyers

President and Board Member


District of Columbia Bar

Member of the Pro Bono Committee


Plaintiffs

Perspective Moderator


Education

J.D.

NYU School of Law


J.D.

New York University School of Law


undergraduate degree

University of Michigan


Web References(129 Total References)


Attorney Pitts-Wiley Discusses Whistleblowers for FNR

www.fedpractice.com [cached]

This certification has been described as "an important first step in establishing an open culture where legitimate concerns are addressed" by Carolyn Lerner, head of the OSC.


www.govexec.com

Carolyn Lerner, head of the Office of Special Counsel, the independent federal agency tasked with protecting whistleblowers, condemned the court ruling when it was issued more than two years ago.
"We are disappointed in the outcome," Lerner said.


www.govexec.com

U.S. Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner testifies before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing in July 2014.
U.S. Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner testifies before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing in July 2014. Cliff Owen/Associated Press Share this on Facebook Thankfully, under the leadership of Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner, the Office of Special Counsel has had a successful track record of intervening to stop retaliation against VA whistleblowers in a number of high profile and important cases." The job was vacant for three years before Lerner took over. Since Lerner became head of OSC, he added, they have renewed confidence they can do so. The numbers support that theory; since 2011, when Lerner took over, total cases at OSC have increased by 52 percent.


100r.org

In a letter to the White House in September, Carolyn N. Lerner of the Office of Special Counsel, the federal agency charged with reviewing whistleblower complaints, said that the VA's response to the question of the missed diagnoses had been "insufficient and unreasonable."
The agency had done limited reviews of a small sample of the accused radiologist's reports. But, she added, "[T]he agency admits […] that it has not determined what number of cases constitutes a sufficient review to achieve a statistically viable error rate," Lerner's letter said. In her letter to President Barack Obama in September, Lerner, the Special Counsel in Washington, said it was "increasingly difficult to believe that the agency's past reviews of Khan's work were objective or sufficient."


www.washingtonpost.com

But alleged abuses of the system, largely by agents who do not work in the field, have cost taxpayers between $8 million and $37 million per year in improper payments, according to Carolyn Lerner, head of the Office of Special Counsel, a federal agency that investigates whistleblower allegations.


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