Improper Political Activities (Hatch Act)

The Hatch Act limits certain political activities of GAO employees. Its purpose is to ensure that federal programs are administered in a nonpartisan manner and to protect employees from political coercions in the workplace. The PAB/OGC is charged with investigating violations of the Hatch Act at GAO.  5 U.S.C. § 7321et. seq. and 31 U.S.C. § 732(b)(3). The PAB/OGC should be contacted to report suspected prohibited political activities at GAO or to obtain informal advice regarding the Hatch Act at GAO. 

The PAB/OGC can be reached in the following manner:

PAB/Office of General Counsel
U.S. Government Accountability Office
441 G Street, N.W. Room 1562
Washington, D.C. 20548

E-Mail Address is:

Phone Numbers:
Main Line: (202) 512-7507
Fax: (202) 512-7522


General CounselBrian Nuterangelo
(202) 512-3095
Legal Information AssistantDarian C. Jackson
(202) 512-7512
Senior Trial Attorney
Mariama Liverpool
(202) 512-2910

Contact us to schedule your complimentary consultation.

Ethos Law Group
18 East Broadway
Manhattan, NY 10002