Instructor: Rudman Wink Associates, LLC
Partner: Avery Dooley & Noone
Peter H. Noone has been an instructor for Rudman Wink Associates, LLC, since 2004. He provides specialized training to investigative personnel, managers, and employees providing keen 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.
Pete is 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. As a partner with Avery, Dooley & Noone, Pete leads the federal personnel practice group. 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.
Pete 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 his clients in defending security clearance revocations and in adverse suitability determinations. He has represented his clients throughout agency and criminal investigations, in Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) appeals, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) hearings, Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) hearings, and trials in U.S. District Court. He has prepared clients for investigations by the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Inspector General (OIG), and the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR); and has defended his clients during investigations conducted by the United States Attorney’s offices.
Pete is a graduate of Princeton University (B.A., 1992) and Suffolk University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1995). He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States District Court for Massachusetts. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, Defense Research Institute and the Cambridge-Arlington-Belmont Bar Association. In addition, he is general legal counsel for the Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement, the Irish American Police Officers Association, the Massachusetts Communication Officers Association, and the New England Crisis Negotiators Association.
Pete lives in Belmont, Massachusetts, with his wife, Shannon, and children Ryan, Meaghan, and Sean.