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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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April 24, 2017
Wells Fargo Board Pays Price for Letting Whistleblowers Whistle in the Wind
Reuters
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 11, 2017
Whistleblower Laws Could Deliver Multibillion Budget Boost: U.S. Lawyer
Brisbane Times
Jordan A. Thomas discusses why Australia should adopt the U.S. whistleblower structure Many lawyers have highlighted the advantages of introducing a whistleblower protection program in Australia that is similar to the one in place in the United States. While whistleblower policies in the U.S. allow multimillion dollar payouts to employees calling out corporate crime, the...
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February 10, 2017
House GOP Taking Aim at SEC Whistleblower Program
Law360
Jordan A. Thomas weighs in on potential policy changes to the SEC Whistleblower Program While the new administration is finishing up its cabinet appointees in Washington, House Republicans are preparing to make altercations to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s policies. These changes include a provision that could limit the agency’s whistleblower program. The significant...
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November 22, 2016
SEC Whistleblower Program Records Best Year
Corporate Crime Reporter
Jordan A. Thomas reflects on the SEC’s Whistleblower Program’s success in 2016 and what effect the incoming administration may have When asked what impact the incoming Trump administration would have on the program, Labaton Sucharow partner Jordan Thomas said that any efforts to undermine the program “are likely to be unsuccessful and opposed by a...
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November 22, 2016
Trump Offers Window Into Plan To Dismantle Wall Street Regulation
New York Post
Jordan A. Thomas addresses what a Trump administration may mean for the SEC Whistleblower Program Regardless of the Trump administration’s desire to dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Whistleblower Program is likely to continue its track record of success. Partner Jordan A. Thomas recently spoke to Law360 to discuss the future...
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November 17, 2016
SEC Whistleblower Award Total Reaches Record High
Bloomberg BNA
Jordan A. Thomas comments on recent research findings regarding suspected reporting and disclosure violations Securities and Exchange Commission actions against public companies or their subsidiaries have grown significantly, according to a recent NYU Pollack Center for Law & Business and Cornerstone Research report. Issuer reporting and disclosure remained the most common allegation, present in 26...
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November 16, 2016
Dodd-Frank Rollback to Spare SEC Whistleblower Program, Experts Say
Program Business
Jordan A. Thomas addresses what a Trump administration may mean for the SEC Whistleblower Program Regardless of the Trump administration’s desire to dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act,  the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Whistleblower Program is likely to continue its track record of success. Partner Jordan A. Thomas recently spoke to Law360 to discuss the future...
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November 16, 2016
5 Big Changes Coming to Investors in a Trump Presidency
Time
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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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