Cases of Note

Foreign Influence- Eligibility granted

January 2019

In a foreign influence case where client was upgrading the clearance from one level to the next, client's security clearance was suspended due to family ties and activities. After a full hearing before DOHA, and after waiting more than six months for a decision, the DOHA granted eligibility for access to classified material. Client remains employed, with client's clearance intact.

Practice area(s): Administrative Law

Phoenix Ayotte

Phoenix S. Ayotte of Ayotte Law, LLC, is currently a solo attorney who previously built a successful high-profile firm in Alexandria, Virginia. She is a Washingtonian Magazine Top Lawyer, Top 40 Under 40, and SuperLawyers Rising Star. She was born in Florida and raised in Atlanta, Georgia.  Afte...


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