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Another DOHA clearance victory

Bill Savarino won another victory at the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals (DOHA). The case involved several Guideline E allegations concerning alleged terminations for cause from an employer, deceptions on a job application and an SF-86 Application. The 4 hour hearing was held in Arlington, Virginia.

Another Successful Clearance Effort

Bill Savarino successfully assisted a Navy officer in obtaining a positive recommendation from the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals (DOHA) in connection with his attempt to retain his TS/SCI clearance in the face of multiple allegations from DON CAF involving (i) improper sexual behavior; (ii) criminal conduct; (iii) improper personal conduct; and (iv) secuirty […]

Another SCI Clearance Victory

Bill Savarino successfully overturned a decision by the U.S. Air Force to deny a former Chinese national Special Compartmented Information (SCI) access based on his assoications with Chinese nationals.

Another Clearance Victory

Bill Savarino was able to persuade the Defense Department of Hearings and Appeals (DOHA) to withdraw its Guideline B concerns in a Statement of Reasons (SOR) involving an applicant with family in Bangladesh.

Computer Sciences Corporation; Unisys Corporation; Northrop Grumman Information Technology, Inc., IBM Business Consulting Services-Federal, B-298494.2, et al., May 10, 2007, 2007 CPD ¶ 103

Successfully protested awards of “Encore II” contracts by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).

Another Clearance Victory

Bill Savarino won another clearance decision at the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals (DOHA). The case involved Guideline C and Guideline B issues. The applicant had family in Egypt and the UAE, made numerous trips to Egypt and sent money to family in Egypt. The case involved a 5 hour hearing in New York […]

Another Security Clearance Victory

Bill Savarino posted another Guideline B victory, this time representing a Government employee with with a mother, father, and several siblings still living in China

E-Mail Retention Presentation

Bill Savarino instructed the Nebraska Chapter of ARMA on E-Mail Retention Issues in a day long seminar held on April 17,2007.

Bill Savarino saves another clearance

The case involved a senor FAA official in Los Angeles who received an intent to revoke his long standing clearance for issues relating to alcohol and personal conduct. Mr. Savarino assisted the employee in marshalling mitigating evidence and then presented the evidence at a 3-hour personal conference with the FAA in Los Angeles.

Another Guideline B victory at DOHA

Bill Savarino was able to convince DOHA to withdraw a Statement of Reasons involving allegations concerning relatives in Ethiopia.