Emloyment Law Group

Mr. Harrington earned his J.D. degree at the George Mason University School of Law in 2007, where he was a Senior Staff Member of the Federal Circuit Bar Journal and a Writing Fellow. He joined The Employment Law Group® law firm in 2004 as a legal assistant. Prior to joining The Employment Law Group® law firm, Mr. Harrington worked as an analyst for The NASDAQ Stock Market. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of California at Los Angeles. Mr. Harrington is admitted to practice law before the Virginia, District of Columbia, and Maryland bars.

George Mason University School of Law
JD (2007)

University of California at Los Angeles
Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature


District of Columbia
U.S. District Court - District of Columbia
U.S. District Court - District of Maryland
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court - Western District of Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals - 4th Circuit


Incentivizing good health: The legal issues presented by health-contingent wellness plans, Westlaw Journal Employment, Feb-2015

Even Without Passage, Legislation Could Encourage Unionization, Hospitality Law Magazine , Jan-2015

Moving on? The top 5 steps to take when your company loses a contract, Westlaw Journal Government Contract, Jan-2015

With All Due Deference: Following the ARB’s Lead in Defining Protected Activity, Employment Law Strategist, Dec-2014

When Employers Must Pay Leave Benefits on Employees’ Separation, SHRM.com, Dec-2014

Defining Protected Activity Under SOX, Corporate Counsel, Dec-2014

With All Due Deference: Following the ARB’s Lead in Defining Protected Activity under SOX, The Corporate Counselor, Nov-2014

Extraterritoriality And Whistleblower Retaliation: Crossing the Line, The Corporate Counselor, Oct-2014

Temporary impairments under the ADAAA and the impact on government contractors, Westlaw Government Contractor, Sep-2014

Leaving with what you brought: Non-compete agreements when you bring your book with you, The Government Contract Litigation Reporter , Sep-2014

The Best Defense is a Good Offense – Invalidating Non-Competition Agreements when Departing from a Company, The Government Contract Litigation Reporter, Aug-2014

Workplace Rights and Discrimination Laws, Small Business Opportunities, Jul-2014

Company liability and employee protections for FCC whistleblowers, Compliance & Ethics Professional, Jul-2014

Where do employee rights start, and how far do they go?, Employee Benefit News, Jun-2014

Current trends in EEOC enforcement: Trends that suggest creative and progressive legal arguments, Plaintiff Magazine, Jun-2014

The Rebranding of But-For-Causation in Title VII Cases, Law360, Jun-2014

Whistleblowers in the Intelligence Community, Corporate Compliance Insights, Apr-2014

HR Is Employer’s First Line of Defense Against Lawsuits, SHRM.com (Society for Human Resource Management), Apr-2014

Acquiring More Than Just Assets: The Impact of Teed v. Thomas & Betts Power Solutions, LLC, The Corporate Counselor, Mar-2014

Speaking Engagements

Accommodating Workers with Disabilities: Best Practices for Employers and Employees, American Bar Association, Mar-2015

Finding Talent & Labor Laws, Washington, DC Economic Partnership, Jun-2014

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