Peter H. Noone, Partner

Peter H. Noone joined Avery Dooley, LLP in 1995 as an Associate and has been a Partner with the firm (now Avery Dooley & Noone, LLP) since 1998. He focuses his practice as a trial lawyer in the areas of federal employment law, administrative law and appeals, security clearance matters, and whistleblower and discrimination complaints. Mr. Noone has focused his practice in employment and personnel matters and has represented federal employees and federal, state, and local law enforcement officers in litigation and disciplinary proceedings. He has assisted his clients in successfully defending disciplinary actions ranging from letters of reprimand to removal, and has assisted clients in defending security clearance revocations and in adverse suitability determinations.

Mr. Noone has also prepared clients for investigations by the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Inspector General (OIG), and the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR). He has also defended his clients during investigations conducted by the United States Attorney’s offices. In addition to his practice as a trial attorney, Mr. Noone also provides specialized training, through Rudman Wink Associates, LLC, to investigative personnel, managers, and employees providing insight into the kinds of legal concerns, issues, and mistakes that create liability and can lead to discipline, criminal exposure, findings of discrimination, and security clearance concerns.

He is a frequent instructor and lecturer for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) and has developed and provided training seminars to the Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) Office of Professional Responsibility. Mr. Noone is also a speaker at the Office of Inspector General (OIG) Criminal Investigator Academy and has provided discrimination education and training to various federal personnel. He has also developed training for the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Law Enforcement Steering Committee and various federal agencies.

Bar Admissions
  • Massachusetts, 1995
  • US Supreme Court
  • Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • US District Court for the District of MA
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Cambridge-Belmont Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • MA Assoc. of Women in Law Enforcement (Counsel)
  • Irish Am Police Officers Assoc (Counsel)
  • MA Communication Officers Assoc (Counsel)
  • New England Crisis Negotiators Assoc (Counsel)
Agency And Criminal Investigations Representation
  • Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) appeals
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • MA Commission Against Discrimination
  • Trials in United States District Court

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