With the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010, whistle blowers that point out violations of the federal securities laws to the Securities and Exchange Commission will have special employment protection. This should allow entitlements if a financial employee is falsely sanctioned for whistle blowing.
Labaton Sucharow is one of the first law firms to establish a program dedicated to SEC whistleblower cases. The law firm is headed by Jordan A. Thomas. Jordan has experience as the Assistant Director and Assistant Chief Litigation Counsel with the SEC itself. He helped draft and implement the whistle blower program so he knows it like the back of his hand. This law firm has a team of financial analysts and forensic accountants along with your SEC Whistleblower lawyer to provide thorough evidence to make a case.
With the new legislation, whisteblowers are entitled to receive 10-30% of losses due to discrimination or termination from the SEC. They may also be able to receive some losses back due to law enforcement interference. Employers are banned from terminating employees due to SEC related whistleblowing. If using an attorney, an employee may make official reports anonymously.
Labaton Sucharow has a reputation of representing high-profile clients for over 50 years. They have a long history of working with finance and investment related cases. Billions of dollars have be recuperated thanks to their help with handling new government reforms within the financial industry. Their new SEC program has helped big clients such as Enron, Fannie Mae, Citigroup and UBS.
Their leader, Jordan Thomas, has dedicated his career to investigating and prosecuting fraud within the securities market. He has offered advocation services to whistleblowers working within the industry for several years. He has years of employment as a trial lawyer and as a public servant. Before his career with the SEC, he was employed as a lawyer with Department of Justice and specialized with cases related to the FDIC and Office of Thrift Supervision. Before that, he was a Navy Judge Advocate and was also a senior officer in the Reserve Law Program. Prior to his legal career, he worked as a stockbroker.