The Compass Rose Legal Group Blog

Andrew P. Bakaj, Managing Partner and in his capacity as Senior Counsel with Whistleblower Aid, is Lead Counsel for Frances Haugen, the Facebook Whistleblower

Andrew P. Bakaj, the firm’s managing partner and in his capacity as Senior Counsel with Whistleblower Aid, has been leading the effort in representing Frances Haugen, the Facebook Whistleblower. Andrew has been by Frances’ side as she testified before both the U.S. House and Senate as well as overseas before the British Parliament, the French … Continue reading Andrew P. Bakaj, Managing Partner and in his capacity as Senior Counsel with Whistleblower Aid, is Lead Counsel for Frances Haugen, the Facebook Whistleblower

Andrew P. Bakaj, Managing Partner, appears on CNN’s “Smerconish” to discuss marijuana use and security clearances

Andrew P. Bakaj, the firm’s managing partner, appeared on CNN’s Smerconish Saturday, March 27, 2021, to discuss marijuana use and its impact on a security clearance. To watch Andrew’s appearance, click here or the image, below. Continue reading Andrew P. Bakaj, Managing Partner, appears on CNN’s “Smerconish” to discuss marijuana use and security clearances

Andrew Bakaj, Managing Partner, Authors OpEd in The Washington Post

On April 14, 2020, The Washington Post published an OpEd written by Andrew Bakaj, the firm’s Managing Partner, and his colleagues Mark Zaid and John Tye. The OpEd discusses the President’s removal of numerous Inspectors General and the need for independent Inspectors General to conduct effective and efficient oversight. To read the OpEd online, click here. Continue reading Andrew Bakaj, Managing Partner, Authors OpEd in The Washington Post

Andrew Bakaj, Managing Partner, and I. Charles McCullough, Partner, Interviewed by The New York Times Concerning the President’s Removal of Inspector General

On April 3, 2020, both Andrew Bakaj and I. Charles McCullough were interviewed by The New York Times about the President’s removal of Intelligence Community Inspector General. To read the article, please click here. Continue reading Andrew Bakaj, Managing Partner, and I. Charles McCullough, Partner, Interviewed by The New York Times Concerning the President’s Removal of Inspector General

I. Charles McCullough, Partner, Interviewed for Two Articles with ClearanceJobs.com

In February of this year, I. Charles McCullough was interviewed for two articles with ClearanceJobs.com. The first, published on February 10, 2020, Mr. McCullough discusses how a long distance relationship can impact a security clearance. The second article, published on February 24, 2020, discusses the importance on leaving a job on good terms. To read … Continue reading I. Charles McCullough, Partner, Interviewed for Two Articles with ClearanceJobs.com

Andrew Bakaj, the Firm’s Managing Partner, Authors OpEd in The New York Times

On Sunday March 1, 2020, The New York Times published an OpEd written by Andrew Bakaj, the firm’s Managing Partner, and his colleague Mark Zaid. The OpEd discusses the critical need to support and enhance federal whistleblower protections. They concluded writing: “Whistle-blowers play a particularly critical role in Congress’s ability to oversee the intelligence community. … Continue reading Andrew Bakaj, the Firm’s Managing Partner, Authors OpEd in The New York Times

Andrew Bakaj, the Firm’s Managing Partner, Named Lawyer of the Year

On Friday, January 31, 2020, the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association named Andrew P. Bakaj and his co-counsel, Mark S. Zaid, “Lawyers of the Year” for their work representing the Intelligence Community Whistleblower whose disclosure led to the 2019 Impeachment Inquiry. Bakaj represented the whistleblower from the beginning, guiding the individual towards the Intelligence Community … Continue reading Andrew Bakaj, the Firm’s Managing Partner, Named Lawyer of the Year

I. Charles McCullough, Partner, Interviewed by The Hill Concerning DoJ Inspector General Report on Former FBI Director Comey

I. Charles McCullough, Partner with Compass Rose Legal Group, was Interviewed by The Hill about the Department of Justice Inspector General Report of Investigation into former FBI Director Comey. To red the article, please click here. Continue reading I. Charles McCullough, Partner, Interviewed by The Hill Concerning DoJ Inspector General Report on Former FBI Director Comey

I. Charles McCullough, Partner, Interviewed by ClearanceJobs.com and Discusses the Security Clearance Process

Chuck McCullough, Partner with the firm, discusses the security clearance process and applicant’s prior history with drug use. To read the full article, click here or scroll down: Why Sharing Adderall in College Could Cost You a Government Job By David Brown / Jun 18, 2019 Prescription drug problems are the number one thing flagging … Continue reading I. Charles McCullough, Partner, Interviewed by ClearanceJobs.com and Discusses the Security Clearance Process