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Edward A. Olsen, Chief

The Defense Litigation Unit defends the United States, federal agencies, and federal employees in all manner of lawsuits, including employment-discrimination actions; medical malpractice, personal injury, and other tort actions; Administrative Procedure Act cases; challenges to land management decisions under the National Environmental Policy Act and other environmental statutes; Social Security, Medicare, and other federal programs; and “Bivens” civil rights actions.  In addition, the unit represents the United States in “condemnation” actions to ascertain just compensation when private property is taken for public use.

Updated April 2, 2019

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