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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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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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June 26, 2019
Jordan Thomas Testifies at Congressional Hearing on Proposals to Strengthen Securities Enforcement
Press Release
On June 19, 2019, nationally recognized SEC whistleblower lawyer Jordan A. Thomas testified before the U.S. House Committee of Financial Services at a hearing convened by the Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets, entitled “Putting Investors First: Examining Proposals to Strengthen Enforcement Against Securities Law Violators.” As the Committee examined legislative proposals that...
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June 21, 2019
Jordan A. Thomas Named “Distinguished Leader” by New York Law Journal
New York Law Journal
Former SEC Official Continuously Honored for Leadership Achievements in the Whistleblower Field Labaton Sucharow LLP is pleased to announce that its partner Jordan A. Thomas has been named a “Distinguished Leader” by the New York Law Journal. Announced on June 18, 2019, the publication recognizes attorneys in leadership roles who achieved impressive results over the...
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May 30, 2019
NPR Features Jordan Thomas on Planet Money Podcast, “The Whistleblower Whisperer”
NPR Planet Money
Leading SEC whistleblower attorney Jordan Thomas was featured on NPR’s Planet Money podcast.  In the episode “The Whistleblower Whisperer,” Jordan tells Planet Money co-host Jacob Goldstein about his work representing whistleblowers who provided evidence to the SEC that led to landmark enforcement actions against Wall Street’s biggest banks, including Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan.  Jordan also...
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March 26, 2019
SEC Whistleblower Awarded $13 Million for Reporting Securities Violations Leading to $267 Million Enforcement Action Against JPMorgan
New York, NY (March 26, 2019) – The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced awards totaling $50 million to “two whistleblowers whose high-quality information assisted the agency in bringing a successful enforcement action.” Labaton Sucharow LLP represented one of the SEC whistleblowers, who will receive $13 million for reporting a tip to the Commission that...
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February 11, 2019
Jordan Thomas Recognized as a Top Thought Leader in Trust
Press Release
Whistleblower Representation Practice Chair Jordan Thomas has been named a Trust Across America 2019 Top Thought Leaders in Trust. Now in its 9th year, the awards program “celebrates professionals who are transforming the way organizations do business.” In 2018, Jordan’s clients, who tipped the SEC off to long-running misconduct at Merrill Lynch, were awarded $83...
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February 8, 2019
Jordan Thomas Shortlisted for Plaintiff Attorney of the Year by Benchmark Litigation
Press Release
Labaton Sucharow’s Whistleblower Representation Practice Chair Jordan Thomas has been named finalist in Benchmark Litigation’s Plaintiff Attorney of the Year for representing the whistleblowers that were awarded $83 million from the SEC’s Whistleblower Program – the largest in the Program’s history. The whistleblowers provided information to the SEC that led to a landmark $415 million...
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January 18, 2019
Office of the Whistleblower 2018 Annual Report: Record-breaking Year for the Program
SEC
The SEC has released its 2018 Annual Report to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program, detailing a record breaking year. Labaton Sucharow’s Whistleblower Representation Practice contributed largely to this success by representing the whistleblowers that were awarded $83 million, the largest award in the history of the program, for providing information that led to the...
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January 17, 2019
Securities Group of the Year: Labaton Sucharow
Law360
Law360 profiled Labaton Sucharow’s “multifaceted securities team” as part of its annual Practice Group of the Year awards. The publication recognized the Firm for its “impressive wins for clients in the past year in class action litigation, opt-out cases and in representing whistleblowers in a landmark U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement action.” Whistleblower Representation...
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December 18, 2018
Worth Magazine Q&A: Jordan Thomas
Worth Magazine
Worth magazine profiled Jordan Thomas, Chair of Labaton Sucharow’s Whistleblower Representation Practice, about his journey from nonprofit work in Vermont which led to law school and eventually the Justice Department. Thomas’s next endeavor would lead him to the Securities and Exchange Commission where he was a principal architect of its whistleblower program. Visit Worth for the full...
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December 8, 2018
Bernie Madoff’s Legacy: Whistleblower Inc.
The Wall Street Journal
A decade after the arrest of Bernie Madoff, The Wall Street Journal examined the scandal’s most tangible consequence, the development of an entire industry devoted to surfacing tips from company insiders and expert analysts who scrutinize corporate filings. This includes the creation of the SEC’s Whistleblower Program. According to the Journal, Labaton Sucharow partner Jordan Thomas, one of the...
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November 26, 2018
Law360 Names Jordan Thomas 2018 MVP in Securities Law
Press Release
Jordan A. Thomas, partner and head of the Firm’s Whistleblower Representation Practice, has been named a 2018 Securities Law MVP by Law360. Law360’s MVPs of the Year recognizes attorneys who had extraordinary wins and contributed most to their practice area in the past year. Thomas, one of only six lawyers named as MVP by the...
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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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