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While we hold our client relationships and results as the highest measures of success, we have great pride in our collective history of public service. Our SEC whistleblower team has more 'time in the game' than all of our competitors. Combined.
A former Assistant Director in the Enforcement Division of the SEC and a principal architect of the SEC Whistleblower Program, Jordan Thomas established Labaton Sucharow’s whistleblower practice–the nation’s first exclusively focused on SEC whistleblowers. Both pioneer and recognized leader in the field, Jordan has secured groundbreaking results, including the largest single-case SEC whistleblower awards in history, and has been profiled in the New York Times and on NPR’s Planet Money.
A distinguished veteran of federal law enforcement, Richard Levine spent more than three decades at the Securities and Exchange Commission. Beginning in 1984, he served in various roles in the SEC’s Office of General Counsel, most recently as Associate General Counsel for Legal Policy. Among other things, he was responsible for providing legal and policy advice to the Office of the Whistleblower, the Enforcement Division, and the Commission. Additionally, Rich played an instrumental role in the development of the SEC Whistleblower Program - with his team reviewing all proposed enforcement actions, whistleblower applications for awards, and related appeals.
With more than two decades of enforcement and regulatory experience at the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, Michael brings a wealth and variety of expertise to advising and advocating for whistleblowers under the federal securities laws. Michael most recently served as Deputy General Counsel of the PCAOB for more than a decade and holds such honors as the SEC Chairman’s Award for Excellence.
With three decades of SEC enforcement experience, Tim is a longtime champion of SEC whistleblowers, victims of financial fraud and the investing public. Tim served as an Acting Regional Director, overseeing all examination and enforcement personnel in the Chicago Regional Office, and an Associate Director in the Enforcement Division of the SEC. He holds such honors as the SEC Chairman’s Award for Excellence and the Irving Pollack Award.
With over two decades of SEC enforcement experience, Bob has investigated and prosecuted federal securities violations committed by some of the largest corporate and financial institutions in the world. Bob served as a Deputy Assistant Director and Branch Chief in the Enforcement Division of the SEC.
As Director of Market Intelligence and a founding member of our Whistleblower
Representation Practice, Bill leverages his training as a JD, CPA, CFE and CFA charterholder to evaluate cases and assist our partners in the preparation of SEC whistleblower submissions. Over the years, Bill has conducted sophisticated legal and financial analyses of over one hundred cases involving possible securities violations. These cases have involved a wide variety of claims and resulted in monetary relief for harmed investors in excess of $3 billion.
There’s no other way to say it: We live and breathe the securities laws.
Leveraging the Firm’s five decades of securities litigation experience, our practice—the nation’s first exclusively focused on SEC whistleblowers—marshals market-leading resources to protect and advocate for those courageous individuals who report possible securities violations, sometimes at great personal and professional risk.
A world-class in-house team of investigators, financial analysts and forensic accountants assist our partners. Together, this collaborative team provides our clients with unparalleled counsel and nothing short of concierge service.