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In 2011, after the SEC unveiled a first-of-its-kind investor protection initiative, we stepped into the spotlight, establishing the nation’s first standalone practice exclusively focused on SEC whistleblowers. Since then, in addition to precedential wins, significant expansion and pivotal roles in domestic and international whistleblower legislation and rule-making, our practice has been front and center, staking new ground, elevating the program’s profile and regularly making news.

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January 14, 2021
Tipster Atty Who Sued SEC Says New Rule Caters to Wall St.
In an article published by Law360, Whistleblower Practice Chair Jordan A. Thomas warns that the recent whistleblower rule amendments “will suppress tips from Wall Street bigwigs who provide some of the bigwigs who provide some of the most valuable checks on major financial institutions.” The article notes the origins of the SEC Whistleblower Program, the...
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January 13, 2021
The SEC Undermined a Powerful Weapon Against White-Collar Crime
Propublica
In a profile piece published in Propublica, Whistleblower Practice Chair Jordan A. Thomas talks about his role in developing the SEC Whistleblower Program, the negative impact that the Commission’s new rules will have on whistleblowers and his decision to file a lawsuit to reverse this controversial rulemaking on behalf of his clients. The story features...
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January 13, 2021
Whistleblower Lawyer Sues the SEC Over Bounty Program Rule Changes
The Wall Street Journal
In an article published in The Wall Street Journal, Whistleblower Practice Chair Jordan A. Thomas’ role in the development of the SEC Whistleblower Program, his high profile cases and what led him to file a lawsuit against the SEC are discussed. The article notes that the SEC Whistleblower Program offers eligible whistleblowers awards between 10...
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January 13, 2021
Whistleblower Lawyer Says SEC Pulled ‘Switcheroo’ in Payout Reduction Rule
In an article published by Reuters, Whistleblower Practice Chair Jordan A. Thomas’ role in the development of the SEC Whistleblower Program, his high-profile cases, and the grounds for his lawsuit against the SEC are discussed. The article notes the origins of the SEC Whistleblower Program, the monetary awards offered by the program and that it...
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January 13, 2021
Lawyer Sues SEC Over New Whistleblower Rules
ThinkAdvisor
In an article published in ThinkAdvisor, Whistleblower Practice Chair Jordan A. Thomas’ role as a “principal architect of the SEC Whistleblower Program,” the origin of his lawsuit against the SEC on behalf of his clients, and the impact of the disputed rule changes on the next Chairman of the SEC are discussed. Under the Dodd-Frank...
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January 13, 2021
Top Whistleblower Attorney Sues SEC Over New Rules
Law360
In an article published in Law360, Whistleblower Practice Chair Jordan A. Thomas’ legal concerns about the new program rules, the rules impact on his whistleblower clients and the lawsuit that he filed on their behalf are discussed. The article outlines the key pillars of the SEC Whistleblower Program and how the rules have changed over...
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September 1, 2020
SEC Awards Outside Analysts, Labaton Sucharow Clients, $2.5 Million Whistleblower Bounty
Wall Street Analysts Report Fraud, Win Multi-Million Dollar SEC Award Labaton Sucharow’s Whistleblower Clients Credit Ability to Report Anonymously FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – New York, NY – September 1, 2020 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it awarded two financial analysts more than $2.5 million for reporting misconduct at Orthofix International N.V. ...
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August 25, 2020
Jordan Thomas Named Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyer
Underscoring his expertise representing whistleblowers who report securities violations to the SEC, Jordan Thomas was selected by Lawdragon as one of the Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers in the United States. Lawdragon, a media company that focuses exclusively on the legal industry, recognized the best and brightest attorneys who counsel plaintiffs in securities and other business litigation,...
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February 10, 2020
Jordan Thomas Recognized as a 2020 Top Thought Leader in Trust
Press Release
Whistleblower Representation Practice Chair Jordan Thomas has been named a Trust Across America 2020 Top Thought Leader in Trust. A multi-year award winner, Jordan joins corporate leaders, academics and researchers who transform the way organizations build and operate their businesses. Describing Jordan’s work, Trust Across America wrote “And what if the SEC could tap the...
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December 3, 2019
Former PCAOB Deputy General Counsel Michael Stevenson Joins Labaton Sucharow
Press Release
Labaton Sucharow LLP today announced that Michael Stevenson, longtime Deputy General Counsel of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), has joined as a partner in its Whistleblower Representation Practice. Mr. Stevenson has more than two decades of enforcement and regulatory experience at the PCAOB and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Most recently, Mr. Stevenson served for...
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November 18, 2019
SEC Releases Annual Report of Whistleblower Program: Program Continues to Prove Long-Term Success for Securities Enforcement
The SEC has released its 2019 Annual Report to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program. Since the program’s inception, tips received through the SEC Whistleblower Program have contributed to successful enforcement actions that enabled the Commission to recover more than $2 billion in monetary sanctions, almost $500 million of which has been, or is scheduled to be, returned...
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September 26, 2019
Benchmark Litigation Names Labaton Sucharow a Top Plaintiffs Firm for Fourth Consecutive Year
Press Release
Benchmark Litigation has named Labaton Sucharow as one of the Top 10 plaintiffs’ firms in the country for the fourth consecutive year. The Firm also was recommended in Securities Litigation and named one the leading litigation firms in both New York and Delaware. In addition to the firmwide and practice area honors, Benchmark acknowledged 10...
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February 10, 2020
Jordan Thomas Recognized as a 2020 Top Thought Leader in Trust
Press Release
Whistleblower Representation Practice Chair Jordan Thomas has been named a Trust Across America 2020 Top Thought Leader in Trust. A multi-year award winner, Jordan joins corporate leaders, academics and researchers who transform the way organizations build and operate their businesses. Describing Jordan’s work, Trust Across America wrote “And what if the SEC could tap the...
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February 1, 2018
A Conversation with Jordan Thomas: The Origins of the SEC Whistleblower Program
Labaton Sucharow LLP
How to avoid the next financial crisis? How to detect the next fraud and deter the next fraudster? These questions plagued regulators, law enforcement, legislators and the public at large following the collapse of the global economy in 2008. One idea that would prove to be prescient and, in its execution, extraordinarily successful, was the...
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July 23, 2019
Labaton Sucharow Wins National Law Journal Elite Trial Lawyers Award for Securities Litigation
Press Release
— Firm’s immigration pro bono efforts also recognized as the best in 2019 The National Law Journal has recognized Labaton Sucharow’s securities litigation practice as one of the best in 2019, earning the publication’s most prestigious plaintiffs’  bar award of the year.  The NLJ’s annual Elite Trial Lawyers award honors the law firms that have demonstrated repeated success in...
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