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Alan Kabat
  • Partner


Washington, DC



Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1998
  • District of Columbia, 1999
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • Virginia, 2008
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Maryland
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 1998
  • University of Washington
    • B.A. - 1983
  • Harvard University
    • Ph.D. - 1990
    • Major: Biology

Published Works

  • Lynne Bernabei and Alan Kabat, “Law firms Penalizing Departing Partners? – That Goes Straight to the Penalty Box!”, The Practical Lawyer, October 2015
  • Lynne Bernabei and Alan Kabat, “Invasions of privacy: Congress and state legislatures are properly barring employers’ demands for social-media passwords,” National Law Journal, July 23, 2012
  • Lynne Bernabei and Alan Kabat, “The SEC properly expanded protection for attorney whistleblowers,” National Law Journal, Aug. 9, 2011
  • Lynne Bernabei and Alan Kabat, “Protect whistleblowers,” National Law Journal, March 16, 2009
  • Lynne Bernabei, Alan Kabat, and Jason Zuckerman, “Seven Questions for Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblowers to Ask,” The Practical Lawyer (ABA), October 2007, http://files.ali-cle.org/thumbs/datastorage/lacidoirep/articles/TPL1910_Bernabei-et-al_thumb.pdf
  • Katz, D. & Kabat, A., "No Windfall After All", The National Law Journal, November 10, 2003
  • Kabat, A., "How (Not) to Litigate A Sexual Harassment Class Action", The Labor Lawyer, Volume 19, Number 2, Fall, 2003
  • Bernabei, L. and Kabat, A., "The Effect of Unemployment and Workers’ Compensation Agency Decisions on Employment Discrimination Litigation", 3 Journal of Employment Discrimination Law 98, Spring, 2001
  • Bernabei, L. and Kabat, A., "How Revisions to the Federal Discovery Rules Will Increase Rather Than Curb Discovery Abuse", 1 Journal of Employment Discrimination Law 101, 2000
  • Katz, D. and Kabat, A., "Electronic Discovery in Employment Discrimination Cases", TRIAL, December, 1998
  • "Scarlet Letter Sex Offender Databases and Community Notification: Sacrificing Personal Privacy for a Symbol’s Sake", 35 Am. Crim. L. Rev. 333, 1998
  • American Criminal Law Review, Member
  • Thirteenth Survey of White Collar Crime, Editor-In-Chief
  • Alan Kabat, “The High Court Gets It Right,” National Law Journal, June 16, 2008, http://files.ali-cle.org/thumbs/datastorage/lacidoirep/articles/TPL1910_Bernabei-et-al_thumb.pdf

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers’ Association, Co-chair, Amicus Committee
  • D.C. Bar Association's Publications Committee, Member