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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.

June 27, 2017
Supreme Court to Review Scope Of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protections
Jordan A. Thomas muses on possible effects the Supreme Court may have on whistleblower protections As the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether corporate whistleblowers are shielded form retaliation if they only report alleged misconduct internally rather than go straight to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), partner Jordan A. Thomas discussed the potential outcomes in...
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May 24, 2017
Labaton Sucharow Expands Whistleblower Practice With Three Ex-SEC, DOJ Hires
Global Investigations Review
Securities litigation firm Labaton Sucharow announced on 23 May it has hired former DOJ and SEC officials to bolster its whistleblower practice. The hires in the firm’s new Washington DC and Chicago offices are experienced former US Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice attorneys. Steve Durham served for more than two decades as...
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May 24, 2017
Labaton Sucharow Bulks Up Its Whistleblower Practice
Bloomberg Law
Plaintiffs’ law firm Labaton Sucharow LLP has bulked up its whistle- blower practice by adding three veteran enforcement attorneys to its roster. Labaton’s three new partners include Timothy L. Warren, who until recently was acting director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Chicago Regional Office. He will be joined by Robert G. Wilson, a former...
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May 23, 2017
Labaton Sucharow Adds 3 To SEC Whistleblower Practice
A recent article in Law360 highlights the growth of Labaton Sucharow’s Whistleblower Representation Practice.
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May 23, 2017
Labaton Sucharow Expands SEC Whistleblower Practice With Hire of Three Ex-SEC and DOJ Officials
The American Lawyer
Labaton Sucharow, a leading plaintiffs-side securities litigation firm, has bulked up its U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission whistleblower practice, adding three new partners in Washington, D.C., and Chicago. In a statement issued Tuesday, Labaton announced the arrival of former federal prosecutor Steven Durham and former SEC enforcement officials Timothy Warren and Robert Wilson. With the...
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May 1, 2017
‘It would clean up white collar crime in this country’
The New Daily
A host of legal experts, advocacy bodies and unions support reform in the Australian financial services industry. The corporate world was broadly approving as well, although the Australian Bankers Association (ABA) and the Australian Institute of Company Directors opposed protected leaks. In its submission, the ABA said disclosure to the media “may compromise the ability...
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April 25, 2017
Not an Inside Job: How Two Analysts Became SEC Whistleblowers
Jordan A. Thomas represents analysts accusing medical device maker of channel stuffing  In 2013, two analysts at Orthofix, a medical device maker, contacted Firm partner Jordan A. Thomas, who submitted a tip to the SEC on his clients’ behalf, promising to follow up with a more detailed submission, records show. To bolster their case the...
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April 24, 2017
Wells Fargo Board Pays Price for Letting Whistleblowers Whistle in the Wind
Jordan A. Thomas remarks on company culture and employee performance  Embattled financial giant, Wells Fargo & Co. is slated to face a group of displeased shareholders responding to a sales practices scandal—something that could have been avoided had the company taken heed from whistleblowers who had complained over the course of several years. Attorneys and...
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April 19, 2017
New York Settles Largest-Ever Tax Evasion Whistleblower Case
Bloomberg BNA
Jordan A. Thomas represents whistleblower securing record-breaking SEC award In the now-largest recovery in a tax case brought under the whistleblower provisions of the New York state False Claims Act (FCA), Firm partner Jordan A. Thomas represented a whistleblower in a case alleging that Harbert Management Corporation failed to pay millions in New York state...
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April 18, 2017
Labaton Sucharow and Getnick & Getnick Secure Record-Breaking Award for Whistleblower Client in Hedge Fund Tax Case
New York Attorney General
NEW YORK (April 18, 2017) — Labaton Sucharow LLP, along with co-counsel, Getnick & Getnick LLP, have secured the largest ever tax whistleblower reward in New York state history. New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the $40 million settlement today. The whistleblower, whose identity remains protected, will receive 22 percent of the $40...
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April 13, 2017
Barclays and What Happens When You Go After the Whistleblower
Financial Times
Jordan A. Thomas weighs in on Barclays use of security team to hunt down whistleblower The Justice Department is investigating banking giant Barclays and the United States Postal Service (USPS) over an alleged attempt to expose a whistleblower. Barclays Chief Executive Office, Jes Staley, reached out to postal inspectors after its board received two letters...
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February 19, 2017
SEC Whistleblower Program Likely to Survive
Business Insurance
Jordan A. Thomas comments on the future of the SEC Whistleblower Program While the President has expressed an unfavorable opinion of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, it’s unlikely that he will to get rid of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Whistleblower Program. Partner and Whistleblower Chair Jordan A. Thomas told Business...
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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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Named one of the top whistleblower practices/attorneys in the country by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and NPR
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