Susan McGuire Smith
Susan McGuire Smith spent most of her federal legal career with NASA, serving as Chief Counsel at Marshall Space Flight Center for 14 years. Her expertise is in government contracts, ethics, and personnel law.
Susan McGuire Smith's Latest Posts
A recent lawsuit unsuccessfully sought a ruling ordering OPM to require, rather than just encourage, FEHB insurers to cover certain equipment for the hearing impaired.
Having to resort to federal court to get the Justice Department to turn over documents, the U.S. District Court has now ordered the Attorney General to cough them up to the House Committee in response to its subpoena for the documents.
A federal annuitant finds he cannot change his survivor annuity selection after his retirement date.
A challenge by several civilian Navy employees to their furlough by the agency in response to the 2013 automatic budget cuts resulting from sequestration has been rejected by the appeals court.
Court Steps in to Remedy ‘Profound Injustice’ by Office of Personnel Management Against a Blind Veteran
When the Office of Personnel Management was inflexible in dealing with a decorated war veteran, a federal judge stepped in to provide rare injunctive relief “to remedy the profound injustice committed by the federal bureaucracy against a blind war veteran.”