Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch


Employment Lawyers


Experience · Integrity · Results

Over 49 Years of Fighting Workplace Injustice

For more than 49 years, the lawyers of Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch, P.C. have helped our clients handle the most sensitive and complex labor and employment law matters — in the U.S. and around the world. From individual claims to high-profile class actions and matters for large labor unions, KCNF’s attorneys are committed to protecting the rights of employees in the workplace and have dedicated our careers to doing so.


KCNF Attorneys in Action

Some of Our Milestone Employment Law Cases

  • Winning reinstatement for a VA physician illegally fired after the Agency failed to accommodate her disability – resulting in approximately $800,000 in back pay and other damages
  • Fighting for a former student of a DC area school in bringing a decades-old complaint against a tenured instructor who sexually abused her when she was a minor, obtaining a favorable finding and the sanction of dismissal of the instructor
  • Holding the Peace Corps accountable for burying sexual assault allegations and retaliating against a federal whistleblower

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Our clients come to us because we are fierce advocates for workplace rights and are dedicated to fighting on behalf of our clients on any labor and employment law issue including:


Trusted Nationwide


Our team of attorneys has earned top honors from the law community for their superior work. Several KCNF lawyers have been included in Best Lawyers®, The Best Lawyers in America® list and recognized in Super Lawyers in the area of employment law based on their high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Many have received AV Preeminent ratings from Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating available. We are also proud to have always been a majority-women-owned firm.

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To schedule an appointment with one of our employment lawyers in D.C., call us at (202) 331-9260 or send us an email today. We look forward to speaking with you.

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