To help such whistleblowers, Labaton Sucharow, became the fist law firm in the country to start a practice that is exclusively focused on protecting and advocating the rights of such individuals. It is also interesting to note that the firm employs an in-house team of dedicated investigators, financial analysts, and forensic accountants who have years of federal and state law enforcement experience. The entire team is headed by the well-known lawmaker, Jordan A. Thomas who is also a former Assistant Director and Assistant Chief Litigation Counsel in the Division of Enforcement at the SEC. During his tenure at SEC, Jordan was instrumental in developing and proposing the law, which was eventually enacted as Dodd-Frank Act. Industry analysts claim that the Act is the most influential piece of legislature since the Great Depression.
According to the law, a whistleblower should get complete employment protection and financial incentives for providing the lead. Regarding financial incentives, the whistleblower is entitled to get between 10 percent and 30 percent of the financial compensation derived from the case, if the total monetary sanctions exceed $1 Million. In addition, the whistleblower will also get additional financial rewards from the monetary sanctions collected by other federal authorities. Besides financial rewards, the whistleblower will also get employment protection. If needed, the whistleblower can deal anonymously as SEC Whistleblower lawyer can represent the client on their behalf.
If required, individuals can ask Labaton Sucharow for assistance. The firm provides full guidance and services of qualified SEC Whistleblower attorney who will be backed by a nationally recognized team. Anyone interested in the legal proceedings can contact Labaton Sucharow using email, telephone or even an online form. The initial consultation and subsequent meetings before the case will be free of cost. As such, all initial consultations and case evaluations are confidential and protected by the attorney-client privilege. In fact, clients of Labaton Sucharow are not required to disclose the name of violators, if applicable.