Darshan Sheth is a federal sector labor and employment attorney in private practice with Peter Broida. For 14 years, Mr. Sheth worked at the United States Office of Special Counsel, the executive agency that protects whistleblowers in the federal government. When he left OSC, Mr. Sheth was a chief in the headquarters Investigation and Prosecution Division, supervising a team of attorneys investigating and resolving retaliation and non-merit based hiring cases. During Mr. Sheth's tenure as chief, OSC secured relief for more whistleblowers and other federal employees than at any other time in the office's history, achieving record levels for three consecutive years.
Mr. Sheth supervised some of OSC's most complex prohibited personnel practice cases, including those involving allegations against high-level agency officials and members of the senior executive service, and its most sensitive, including those involving alleged wrongdoing by Inspectors General.
Mr. Sheth has lectured extensively around the country on the rights and remedies of federal employees and represented OSC at various federal conferences and on panels discussing whistleblower laws. He has trained senior officials, attorneys, and human resources professionals under OSC's 2302 (c) certification program.
Mr. Sheth is a 1997 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and a 2000 graduate of the Washington College of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Civil Service Advocacy Series
ISBN: 978-1-941825-15-0; 1-941825-15-X
Samples: Workbook Table of Contents
Format: 1hr 7min .mp4 video on CD-ROM, workbook, and optional 25% off A Guide to the Whistleblower Protection Act and Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act
Darshan Sheth presents this video training course on representing agencies before the OSC. Major topics include: agencies’ obligations to cooperate with OSC investigations, responding to OSC requests for information, handling informal and formal stay requests, representation at OSC interviews, dealing with reports of prohibited personnel practices, negotiating settlements, safeguarding confidential materials, disciplinary actions, and handling recommendations for systemic corrective actions. (more details)