In the News

Our attorneys and cases have appeared in numerous newspapers, media publications and educational programs. Here are some of them:

2017

The SEC’s Enforcement Actions on Anti-Whistleblower Employment Agreements Explored, The Knowledge Group, March 9, 2017

The IRS Pays Whistleblowers to Turn in Tax-Evaders, Yahoo Finance, February 24, 2017

Eric Young on the New Auto Safety Whistleblower Bounty Law, Corporate Crime Reporter, January 17, 2017

Whistle-blower Guidance Highlighted in IESBA Ethics Code, Pennsylvania CPA Journal, Winter 2017

2016

Preserving Human Agency in Automated Compliance, Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law, December 1, 2016

Suit claims Keg n Kitchen cheated employees, Cherry Hill Courier-Post, November 16, 2016

4 more Hoboken train crash victims plan to sue NJ Transit
– NJ.com, October 18, 2016

Public Comment on Proposed Changes to CFTC Whistleblower Rules – CFTC.gov, September 29, 2016

60 Minutes Investigates Medical Gear Sold During Ebola Crisis – CBS News, May 1, 2016

How Home Health Agencies Can Stay Off the Fraud Radar – Home Health Care News, July 13, 2016

Salix Settles for $54M whistleblower suit for allegedly paying off doctors – Philadelphia Inquirer, June 11, 2016

Details of kickbacks and fraud emerge in Valeant’s Salix unit Settlement – Triangle Business Journal, June 10, 2016

FCA Penalties Set to Double, Raising Fears of Excessive Fines – Law360, May 3, 2016

U.S. Seeks Records of 80,000 ‘Sham’ Events for Doctors, Bloomberg – March 26, 2016

Birth Control Device Cases Against Bayer Pared Down, The Legal Intelligencer – March 23, 2016

Judge dismisses most counts in Essure lawsuit, rules case can go forward on 2 remaining count, WXYZ Detroit – March 23, 2016

Pfizer Can’t Escape Narrowed Off-Label Marketing FCA Suit, Law360 – March 2, 2016 (subscription required)

Judge OKs $320K settlement of wage underpayment lawsuit against local firm, Penn Record – February 12, 2016

Train Passenger Alleges Negligence in Violent Amtrak Crash, The Pennsylvania Record – February 8, 2016

TAS Calls for Earlier Start for Whistleblower Proceedings, Tax Analysts – January 7, 2016

2015

More FCPA whistleblower tips in 2015, but fewer tips overall from abroad, FCPA Blog, November 18, 2015

UK Whistleblower Exposes Attempt to Deceive US Military, Offshore Alert – November 4, 2015

VW reinforces need for auto whistleblower law, The Hill, September 29, 2015

Blowing the Whistle on Tax Cheats, Wall Street Journal, September 4, 2015

Man Hit by Train Gains Access to Accident Video – Legal Intelligencer – June 19, 2015

CFTC’s Financial Market Reform in 2015: Boon or Bane?, The Knowledge Group, May 15, 2015

U.S. Railroads Must Adopt ‘Train Control’ Now – The Philadelphia Inquirer – May 14, 2015

Valuing Damages in Amtrak Crash Made Trickier By $200M Cap – The Legal Intelligencer – May 14, 2015

SEC fines KBR Over Anti-Whistleblowers Rules, Think Advisor, April 1, 2015

Kirkland woman claims she caught ‘superbug’ at Harborview from tainted scope – Seattle Times – March 26, 2015

Olympus America Hit With ‘Superbug’ Exposure Suit – Law360 – March 20, 2015

SEC urges court to hold that anti-retaliation protection extends to internal whistleblowers, IAWatch, January 15, 2015

2014

Start Snitching: Senate Whistleblower Bill Would Reward Automaker Employee Tips on Safety Violations, Car and Driver Blog, December 1, 2014

Number of Indians turning whistle-blowers in US on the rise, The Economic Times, November 21, 2014

More Plaintiff’s Attorneys Looking to Handle Whistleblower Cases, Max Mitchell, The Legal Intelligencer, October 21, 2014

More Small and Midsize Firms Might Be Merging, Max Mitchell, The Legal Intelligencer, October 13, 2014

‘Sham’ Programs? Novartis Must Face a Kickback Lawsuit Filed by the Feds, Ed Silverman, Wall Street Journal Pharmalot, October 1, 2014

Novartis ordered to face U.S. lawsuit over doctor kickbacks, Jonathan Stempel, Reuters, September 30, 2014

IRS Releases Whistleblower Final Regs, Andrew Velarde, Tax Analysts Tax Notes Today, August 8, 2014

Enhanced Protection Against Retaliation Necessary for Whistleblowers – Forbes, August 4, 2014

Roundtable Favors Changes to Ethics Code for Accountants to Allow Reporting of Illegal Acts – Accounting Today, July 10, 2014

3 Largest Whistle-Blower Payments in False Claims Act Cases in 2014 – Becker’s Hospital Review – May 20, 2014

AMCHAM India – May 2014

2013

A course correction for IRS whistleblower program – The Hill – March 12, 2013

Elizabeth Warren gives green light to whistleblowers – The Hill February 27, 2013

Whistleblowers Crucial for White’s Success as SEC Chief – Delaware Business Court Insider, February 27, 2013 (paywall)

National Security and Whistleblowing Go Hand-In-Hand In Addressing Terror Financing – Homeland Security Today – February 22, 2013

2012

Final Approval to Sunoco Overtime Settlement – Courthouse News, July 5, 2012

POGO Joins in Urging Congress to Fund Whistleblower Protection Programs – June 11, 2012

More whistleblowers reporting suspected tax fraud to the IRS – New England In-House – May 2, 2012

2011

IRS Stingy With Whistleblower Payouts, Slow to Follow Up on Tips – Bloomberg, October 4, 2011

IRS Whistleblower Program Faulted – The Wall Street Journal – September 10, 2011

How to Turn In a Tax Cheat – Marketwatch, September 6, 2011

Taxes: How To Turn In Your Neighbor to the IRS – The Wall Street Journal – September 3, 2011

Smithfield Settles With 1,500 Workers Over Donning, Doffing – Law360, July 19, 2011

IRS red tape, old guard slow whistleblowing on corporate tax cheats – The Center for Public Integrity June 22, 2011

$4.5M whistleblower award for CPA – Accounting Today, May 1, 2011

First payment made to an IRS whistleblower – CPA Magazine April 12, 2011

Whistleblower given $4.5m award by IRS – Boston Globe, April 9, 2011

IRS Awards $4.5M to Whistleblower – Fox News, April 08, 2011

Accountant Wins Tax Whistleblower Award, Counsel Says – Compliance Week, April 08, 2011

Cargill Workers Score Deal in Don, Doff Actions – Law360, Jan. 28, 2011

Prior to 2011

Best Buy settles wage action over security checks – Law360, October 11, 2010

MCARE Must Pay Delay Damages, Interest on Jury Award, Not Later Settlement – The Legal Intelligencer – April 9, 2009

Grand Jury: Hurt Police Were Cheated – Philadelphia Inquirer – February 27, 2009

Lawdragon – January / February 2007

McEldrew’s Reserve an Asset as Trial Lawyers Face Fights – The Legal Intelligencer, June 29, 2004