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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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November 16, 2011
SEC Report Shows Slow Start To Whistleblower Program
Law360
Labaton Sucharow LLP partner and former SEC attorney Jordan Thomas said he was surprised by the low FCPA tip figure, and said the narrow seven-week snapshot underrepresented the number of FCPA whistleblower tips in play at the SEC. “Commission officials have spoken about receiving numerous FCPA submission since the enactment of the Dodd-Frank,” Thomas said....
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November 16, 2011
SEC Receives 334 Tips In First Seven Weeks Of Whistleblower ProgramSEC Receives 334 Tips in First Seven Weeks of Whistleblower Program
The Wall Street Journal
Jordan Thomas, who helped to craft the whistleblower program before leaving the SEC in July, said the quality of the submissions has been high. “Some relate to senior people at large financial firms and other corporations, typically hard targets for the SEC to successfully bring enforcement actions against,” said Mr. Thomas, now acting on behalf...
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November 16, 2011
After Tip, The Claim For Reward
The Wall Street Journal
Jordan Thomas, who helped to craft the whistleblower program before leaving the SEC in July, said the quality of the submissions have been high. “Some relate to senior people at large financial firms and other corporations, typically hard targets for the SEC to successfully bring enforcement actions against,” said Mr. Thomas, now acting on behalf...
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November 16, 2011
UK Fraud Whistleblowers Need Bounties, Lawyers Say
Risk.net
“The problem that law enforcement agencies in the UK and the US have traditionally struggled with is the lack of actionable intelligence,” he says. “The whistleblower provisions, and specifically the bounty provisions, provide a meaningful incentive that will make individuals speak up when in the past they’ve been silent.”
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October 31, 2011
Building a Culture of Integrity: Whistleblowing in the UK
GFS News
The sweeping reforms to the industry and to institutions enforced at government level must be complemented by proactive individuals. And those proactive individuals need to know that they will be rewarded rather than pilloried for stepping forward and speaking out. This is the view of Jordan Thomas, partner and chair of Whistleblower Representatives Practice at...
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August 29, 2011
Jordan A. Thomas Sets Up SEC Whistleblower Shop at Labaton
Corporate Crime Reporter
“I believe the SEC whistleblower program will revolutionize the way the SEC enforces the securities laws,” Thomas said. “And having helped give birth to the program, I would like to be part of seeing it be successful.” “For me, plaintiffs’ work seems more consistent with the work I’ve done before.” “You build cases against those...
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July 13, 2011
SEC Attorney Launchs Whistleblower Practice at Labaton Sucharow
Finacial Fraud Law
“After working on the whistleblower and cooperation initiatives, I have come to believe that these new partnerships between government and private individuals will revolutionize the enforcement of the federal securities laws,” said Thomas. “It is this deeply held belief, coupled with my admiration for whistleblowers and Labaton Sucharow’s unparalleled investor protection track record, that has...
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July 12, 2011
SEC Lawyer Leaves to Help Whistleblowers
The Wall Street Journal Online
“After working on the whistleblower and cooperation initiatives, I have come to believe that these new partnerships between government and private individuals will revolutionize the enforcement of the federal securities laws,” Thomas said in a statement.
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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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