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Michelle F Bercovici

Employment and labor Attorney at Washington, DC

5.0   8 reviews
  • State Years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 15 years
    Maryland - MD 16 years
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2009
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State MD
    Acquired 2008
    Active No misconduct found

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About Michelle

Learn Michelle’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Employment and labor
    Specialized experience representing federal employees nationally & globally. Whistleblowing; Reprisal; Foreign Service; Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC); Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB); OSC; Congressional Employees (OCWR);

    17 years

  2. Discrimination
    Representing employees in the private and federal sector facing discrimination in the workplace, including based on race, sex, LGBTQIA+ status, national origin, and disability; advising employees on reasonable accommodations for disability;

    17 years

  3. Wrongful termination
    Representing employees facing workplace issues, investigations, termination, severance and separation agreements; Negotiating and drafting employment contracts; Troubleshooting problems in the employment relationship; Drafting demand letters.

  4. Sexual harassment

    17 years

  5. Appeals
    Appeal work in federal sector employment matters, including before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


Alden Law Group, PLLC
1850 M Street NW
Suite 901
Washington, DC, 20036

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Posted by Arabia | April 7, 2022
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Winning Team!
In my opinion, this is definitely one of the best legal firms in the industry. I have been represented by with the Alden Law Group in two EEO actions over the past 12 years. Michelle Bercovici was the lead lawyer in both of my cases which we won, thanks to her extensive trial experience and strong writing skills. The Alden Law team understands the EEO arena, and they are experts at navigating the ever-changing EEO process. Their years of experience and winning record are not the only reason to use this firm. They also have a birds-eye view on the court system and understand how to navigate small or large nuances that will help you prevail in your case. The entire team at Alden Law Group are very kind and professional and they will protect your rights. If you ever find yourself in a dispute with your employer, make sure you first contact Alden Law Group to assist you with your legal issues. Thank you, “Arabia” P.S. Shout out to Kristin and James. Thankful for your input and guidance.
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Posted by Stacey | April 5, 2022
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Excellent & Professional Counselor
Michelle Bercovici is an excellent counselor, a skilled negotiator, and possesses a high level of knowledge in discrimination & sexual harassment cases. Her skills in depositions are amazing, in cutting straight to the issues. She studies her cases in-depth, & she is pleasant to deal with.
Posted by anonymous | March 27, 2022
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Super Attorney— Knowledgeable, always prepared
Michelle Bercovici is a great attorney. She prepares well for her cases and communicates well with her clients. She is very thorough and always at the top of her game. She was successful in winning my case and ensuring the judges orders were followed. Thank you so much Michelle! Yvonne
Posted by anonymous | May 5, 2021
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Very Very Knowledgeable Attorney
This is a class act person and attorney who was very helpful during my consultation. You can not go wrong and would high recommend Michelle to be on your side . She explained the whole EEO process and the explained my options . She even gave me other contacts and recommendations.
Posted by Sheila | July 18, 2017
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Attorney Reviews
I have nothing but positive things to say regarding (all) the attorneys I encountered at Alden Law Group to include: Michelle Bercovici, Kristen Alden, and Timothy Cheng. The Lawyers of AldenLG are extremely supportive; detailed; professional; prompt; knowledgeable; smart; experienced; about their business; and never miss a deadline! If you are in need of an Attorney; the AldenLG is the team you need to represent you!!!
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Posted by anonymous | July 17, 2017
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simply awesome!!!!
Michelle, did everything she could possible do to win my case, and she did just that. I am so please with the attention to detail and the persistence that she has, my case involved the Federal Government and was very time consuming and drawn out. She was on top of the case for over 2 years. She has a strong legal background and will definitely give you 110 percent. I would strongly recommend Michelle and The Alden Law Firm to anyone needing a labor and employment lawyer.
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Posted by anonymous | July 16, 2017
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Great support
Michelle took over my case midstream and was knowledgeable, patient, thorough and provided excellent advice on a complex case. In addition, when I needed advice on another issue, she was immediately available and straightforward. I have recommended Michelle to a number of friends because I think so highly of her.
Posted by anonymous | July 14, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Wildly Successful Outcome
Michelle fearlessly and tirelessly advocated on by behalf until we reached a successful conclusion. My case was a federal employment discrimination case involving disability. Two firms declined my case and one advised me not to pursue an EEO claim. When I consulted with Alden Law Group (ALG), ALG gave me an accurate assessment of my case's strengths and involved costs. The firm is widely viewed as the gold standard for EEO and employment law, and after working with them, I can see why. Michelle took a subtle case and made it concrete and highly actionable. She knew when to advance, when to negotiate, what to pursue, and how to do it. She was relentless and fierce. I was in awe of her ability to sift through thousands of pages of information and craft a compelling and accurate narrative. My agency gave me a hard time and threw up a lot of roadblocks, and she steered me around them every time. Pursuing an EEO claim is a very isolating process, and she was with me every step of the way. She informed me of my rights, and her judgment was spot on. Because of her efforts, I received a six-figure settlement and medical retirement -- a benefit worth $1million +.
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  • American University, Washington College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2007
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • BFA - Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • 2004


  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Co-chair, Leadership Development Committee
  • 2021 - Present
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Communities Committee Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Leadership Development Committee Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Sections Council Chair
  • 2015 - 2016
  • District of Columbia Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Co-chair
  • 2013 - 2014
  • District of Columbia Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Steering Committee Member
  • 2010 - 2014
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Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers - Civil Rights Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2022
  • Best Lawyers - Employment Law - Individuals
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2022
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • John Payton Leadership Academy, Inaugural Graduate
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • 2013
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Washington Employment and labor Lawyer Michelle F Bercovici
Michelle F Bercovici
Employment and labor Attorney
Washington, DC
Licensed for 16 years