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

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

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

Andrew P. Bakaj, Managing Partner, Appears on the Michael Smerconish Program to Discuss Security Clearances

On March 7, 2019, Managing Partner Andrew P. Bakaj was interviewed by Michael Smerconish on his XM Satellite Radio Program regarding security clearances. The interview followed news that President Trump overruled numerous White House staff members and granted Jared Kushner a security clearance. Continue reading Andrew P. Bakaj, Managing Partner, Appears on the Michael Smerconish Program to Discuss Security Clearances

Andrew P. Bakaj, Managing Partner, Interviewed by National Public Radio, YAHOO! News, and Think Progress Regarding Jared Kushner’s Security Clearance

On March 1, 2019, Managing Partner Andrew P. Bakaj was interviewed by National Public Radio (NPR), Yahoo! News, and Think Progress concerning President Trump’s authority in issuing Jared Kushner a security clearance. To read the NPR article, click here. To read the YAHOO! News article, click here. To read the Think Progress article, click here. Continue reading Andrew P. Bakaj, Managing Partner, Interviewed by National Public Radio, YAHOO! News, and Think Progress Regarding Jared Kushner’s Security Clearance

Why You Need Counsel If Your Clearance Is Revoked

Every year countless federal employees, members of the military, and federal contractors have their careers placed in jeopardy by having their security clearance or access to SCI suspended or revoked. Many individuals decide to respond to or appeal the recommendation/decision on their own. Many of these same individuals assume that, as an administrative proceeding, a … Continue reading Why You Need Counsel If Your Clearance Is Revoked

Michael Flynn: What You Need to Know

National Security Law & Security Clearances Are Directly Impacting the White House The current issues impacting the Trump White House have brought national security matters, the Intelligence Community, and security clearance adjudications into the spotlight simultaneously. Compass Rose Legal Group, PLLC is a law firm specializing in representing the Defense and Intelligence Communities, and we … Continue reading Michael Flynn: What You Need to Know

Security Clearance Adjudication – It’s About Mitigation!

At Compass Rose Legal Group, we handle security clearance cases throughout the Federal Government. Regardless of which Department or Agency we appear before, there is a major common theme running through the adjudication process. Obtaining a successful outcome means mitigating the concerns that the U.S. Government has in an individual’s ability to safeguard classified information. … Continue reading Security Clearance Adjudication – It’s About Mitigation!