About Security Clearance Law Group

Security Clearance Law Group is a nationally recognized law firm that offers assistance and representation that will guide you through the security clearance process. Our practice covers national security concerns affecting individuals, which spans all levels of clearances and access authorization and broad range of federal agencies, including, Department of Defense, Consolidated Adjudication Facility (DoDCAF); Department of Navy, Central Adjudications Facility (DoNCAF); Department of the Army; Department of the Airforce; Defense Hearings & Appeals (DOHA); Department of Energy (DOE); Central Intelligence Agency(CIA); U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS); U.S. Custom and Border Protection (CBP); U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS); National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA); Office of Personnel Management (OPM); Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) and more.

Meet Our Attorneys

Many jobs and careers in the United States require a person to have clearance to classified, secret and top secret information. However, a security clearance form must be filled out and the government must approve your application for clearance. If you have completed a security clearance application and have been denied, you may be frustrated and unsure of what to do next. Rest assured that the Security Clearance Law Group can help.

The process of obtaining, maintaining and upgrading a security clearance over the last several years has become more complex due to the security concerns sweeping our nation. The trusted team at Security Clearance Law Group uses the knowledge of the adjudicative guidelines, mitigating conditions and “whole-person” analysis to educate and adequately advise individuals at every stage of the clearance process.

When faced with an initial decision to deny or revoke your security clearance, we understand that your career and livelihood is at stake. We ease the burden our clients experience by taking the time to educate our clients on the process and the adjudicative guidelines and general criteria in determining eligibility for access to classified matter, as outlined in Executive Order 10865, and Department of Defense Directive 5220.6. We will cater your case plan to achieve the greatest success given the circumstances of your particular case and governmental agency involved as different agencies could have its own unique set of guidelines and criteria for determining clearance eligibility. We will do our best to help you understand what you are faced with from the very beginning.

If you are looking for a professional, experienced and compassionate Security Clearance lawyer, an attorney at Security Clearance Law Group may be the lawyer for you. Call us for a free consultation to see if one of our attorneys is the right fit. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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Meet Our Security Clearance Attorneys
John Griffith - Lawyer
John Griffith
  • United States Army Veteran
  • U.S Army Achievement Medal
  • U.S. Army Commendation Medal

Attorney John Griffith is a veteran of the United States Army and travels nationwide representing fellow service members and government contractors in National Security Clearance matters. A native of Texas, Mr. Griffith moved to San Diego, California to pursue a career in law after completing his military service. Early in his career he became the managing partner of a well known National law firm, and decided to branch out and found Security Clearance Law Group with partners Catie Young and Amy Lass. Together they have a mission to provide excellent representation at an affordable rate, every single day. Mr. Griffith has represented members of virtually every government agency and employees of most major government contracting firms in different cases.

Catie Young - Lawyer
Catie Young

Catie Young graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara with a B.A. in Political Science and Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego California before becoming a member of the California State Bar. She became versed in National Security Clearance Law while working for one of the largest firms on the west coast. Ms. Young is an expert in adjudicative mitigation and is well versed in all security risk guidelines.

Amy Lass - Lawyer
Amy Lass

Amy Lass was born in New York and raised in San Diego, California. Ms. Lass graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo in 2003 with a B.S. in Economics with a concentration in Enterprise Accounting. She went on to earn her law degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law and graduated cum laude in 2006. During her time at Thomas Jefferson, she spent a summer semester in Nice, France studying comparative constitutional law under Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.