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I. Cohen has provided legal representation in national
security law, private employment law, and government
employment law since 1964. As a security clearance
lawyer, he has advised and represented individuals and
companies on issues of security clearances, polygraphs
and the protection of classified national security
information before virtually every intelligence and
defense agency, including the CIA, DIA, NSA, NRO, NGIA,
FBI and Department of Defense, in hearings before the
Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals and in the
was the American Bar Association lawyer-representative
in the development of Executive Order 12968 concerning
Access to Classified Information. He was also the ABA
lawyer-representative during the amendment of the
Federal Whistleblower Protection Act. He has lectured on
security clearance law and security clearance practices,
and is the author of numerous publications in the field
including: Security Clearances and the Protection of
National Security Information, Law and Procedures,
published by the Department of Defense, Personnel
Security Research Center (Copies available from the U.S.
National Technical Information Center).
has litigated in federal and state agencies, including
the MSPB and the EEOC and federal courts on behalf of
individuals, private companies and government employees
concerning a wide variety of employment matters, such as
unjust dismissals, retirement, non-compete agreements
and discrimination. His office is in Vienna,
Mr. Cohen has been named as one of the "Best
Lawyers in Washington"
in the field of National Security law by Washingtonian