We established the first national whistleblower practice exclusively focused on protecting and advocating for individuals who report violations of the federal securities laws. In the years since, our groundbreaking whistleblower cases have led to notable SEC enforcement actions and substantial whistleblower awards.
The SEC has secured more than $1 billion in sanctions as a result of our clients' tips
We represented the first officer of a public company to receive a whistleblower award
Our case led to the first company prosecuted for retaliating against an SEC whistleblower
We represented the first whistleblower to receive criminal immunity
Our clients' tips led to the largest SEC settlement in 2016 and second largest in 2015
In the whistleblower practice, we are proud to maintain the firm’s history of “firsts” — namely, representing the first officer of a public company to receive an SEC whistleblower award; the first SEC whistleblower to receive criminal immunity; and representing a client in the first enforcement action where a company was charged for retaliation against an SEC whistleblower.