The thought of blowing the whistle on individuals in authority violating SEC rules and regulation inevitably causes fear and anxiety. An employee who witnessed such violations fears losing his or her job, crucial treatment, position demotion, and harsh retaliation. Legal counsel and representation are necessity to provide protection for whistleblowers from their employers. President Barack Obama signed the Dobb-Frank Reform & Consumer Protection Act in 2010 to encourage employees to report individuals committing SEC violations. They are also provided protection under the Act and receives compensation if the case is successful and court ordered monetary sanction is over $1 million.
Jordan Thomas, SEC Whistleblower Attorney at Labaton Sucharow Law Firm helped with the process of creating the SEC’s Whistleblower Program. He worked on the program while serving as Assistant Chief Litigation Counsel and Assistant Director in Securities Exchange Commission’s Enforcement Division. His involvement included creating legislature drafts and implementation of rules and regulation. Extensive expertise of the Dobb-Frank Reform & Consumer Protection Act and years of experience working at SEC inspired Thomas to offer legal counsel and representation services to whistleblowers. He serves as Chairman of the Board and Partner at Labaton Sucharow Firm.
To participate in the whistleblowing program, prospective clients aren’t required to use their legal identity when consulting with Labaton Sucharow’s legal team. Consultations are provided free to evaluate cases and discuss legal representation with whistleblowers and inquirers. Information discussed between the client and attorney is kept confidential. Reporting whistleblowers don’t have to identify alleged violators, nor reveal their personal identification to schedule an appointment. Legal services are offered nationally and internationally at both office locations in Delaware and New York.
Seek legal representation with an expert SEC Whistleblower lawyer before discussing SEC violations with co-workers and subordinates. For protection, it can eliminate unnecessary harassment and other problems in the workplace. When handled properly, whistleblowers can relieve themselves of anxiety and the fear of consequences for reporting violations of SEC rules. The overall objective of the Whistleblower Program is to stop illegal securities practice that results in demolishing the stability of the United States financial system.
Labaton Sucharow Law Firm has an experienced team of legal professionals, forensic accountants, special investigators, and financial analysts to work on all whistleblowing cases. Their specialized attorneys have won high profiled cases and the law firm is recognized by Law 360 and Chambers & Partners USA. The firm has received honorary awards for being the top law firm for plaintiffs’ securities litigation & Delaware court and the most feared plaintiff firm in the nation.