D’Ontae is an experienced employment law attorney with more than a decade-long career in the federal government, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Department of Navy, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. D’Ontae has litigated complex employment matters that include sexual harassment, discrimination, federal whistleblower, and Bivens claims. He has handled matters arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Contract Disputes Act (CDA), and the Whistleblower Protection Act. He has represented clients before federal courts and administrative tribunals such as the EEOC and the Merit Systems Protection Board.
D’Ontae frequently conducts training in harassment, sexual harassment, a respectful workplace, and other aspects of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. He also frequently conducts internal investigations relating to discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, and other alleged misconduct.