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Thought leadership isn't something that we periodically do, it's a fundamental part of our organizational DNA. We have always felt it was our duty to speak out against corporate wrongdoing and to speak up for whistleblowers. So when it comes to the SEC Whistleblower Program, we write, speak, tweet, post, moderate and educate more than any other firm in the world.

November 14, 2011
Whistleblowers and Corporate Misconduct: New Challenges and New Opportunities for HR Directors
New Challenges and New Opportunities for HR Directors As various countries develop regulations to encourage the reporting of corporate misconduct, HR professionals stand at a crossroads between the companies they serve and the employees they protect. On a good day, this tension is creative; HR professionals foster greater company loyalty and help companies invest in...
Articles & Perspectives
November 11, 2011
SEC Whistleblower Program – Early Results Point to Huge Potential Impact
Labaton Sucharow
Even though it only became effective in August, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) new whistleblower program is already having a powerful impact, according to the Annual Report on the Whistleblower Program released by the SEC this month. According to the report, the SEC received 334 whistleblower tips in the seven weeks since the program...
Articles & Perspectives
November 7, 2011
The Limitations of Corporate Compliance: Establishing an Ethical Culture in an Era of Scandal
New York Law Journal
With a strong ethical culture, an organization is able to instill in its employees a sense of stewardship and personal accountability that looks beyond the next quarter’s earnings. After more than 15 years in federal law enforcement, first as a Trial Attorney at the Department of Justice and later as an Assistant Director in the...
Articles & Perspectives
November 3, 2011
Establishing and Maintaining an Ethical Corporate Culture
Labaton Sucharow
In-house corporate compliance programs have recently undergone a positive transformation, including the growth of strong and independent compliance functions. But as I argue in a recent New York Law Journal article, to remain successful and scandal-free in this era of corporate wrongdoing, organizations must be more forward-looking and establish a culture of integrity that deters...
Articles & Perspectives
Littler Mendelson Whistleblower Survey
Reports & Surveys
October 31, 2011
Building a Culture of Integrity: Whistleblowing in the UK
GFS News
The sweeping reforms to the industry and to institutions enforced at government level must be complemented by proactive individuals. And those proactive individuals need to know that they will be rewarded rather than pilloried for stepping forward and speaking out. This is the view of Jordan Thomas, partner and chair of Whistleblower Representatives Practice at...
In The News
October 12, 2011
How US Financial Reforms and Recent Whistleblower Provisions Impact Global Financial Institutions
Labaton Sucharow
Media roundtable discussion October 12, 2011 in London on How U.S. Financial Reforms and Recent Whistleblower Provisions Impact Global Financial Institutions
Webinars, Videos & Podcasts
October 12, 2011
How US Financial Reforms and Recent Whistleblower Provisions Impact Global Financial Institutions
UK Media Roundtable
Media roundtable discussion October 12, 2011 in London on How U.S. Financial Reforms and Recent Whistleblower Provisions Impact Global Financial Institutions
Webinars, Videos & Podcasts
October 11, 2011
Advocacy & Counsel for the SEC Whistleblower: A Primer for Employment Lawyers
BNA Daily Labor Report
A Primer for Employment Lawyers The protections and incentives for whistleblowers provided by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act will result in a significant increase in whistleblower activity and, by extension, will have a huge impact on the workplace environment, attorneys Tammy Marzigliano of Outten & Golden and Jordan A. Thomas of...
Articles & Perspectives
September 6, 2011
Whistleblowers & PE
Private Equity Manager (PE Manager)
Potential whistleblowers have been newly incentivised to report possible violations, and will receive previously unheard of levels of protection for doing so Jordan Thomas, partner at [prior firm], says many GPs don’t appreciate the significant impact the whistleblower provisions in Dodd-Frank will have on their businesses and what they can do to address them. Under...
Articles & Perspectives
How to Read a 10-K
“If you want to follow or invest in a U.S. public company, you can find a wealth of information in the company’s annual report on Form 10-K. Among other things, the 10-K offers a detailed picture of a company’s business, the risks it faces, and the operating and financial results for the fiscal year. Company...
Rules & Regs
August 29, 2011
Jordan A. Thomas Sets Up SEC Whistleblower Shop at [Jordan Thomas][Prior Firm]
Corporate Crime Reporter
“I believe the SEC whistleblower program will revolutionize the way the SEC enforces the securities laws,” Thomas said. “And having helped give birth to the program, I would like to be part of seeing it be successful.” “For me, plaintiffs’ work seems more consistent with the work I’ve done before.” “You build cases against those...
In The News
March 19, 2018
Whistleblowers Represented by Jordan Thomas Earn Largest SEC Whistleblower Awards in History
New York, NY (March 19, 2018) – The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it will award a group of whistleblowers more than $83 million, the largest awards announced since the SEC Whistleblower Program was established seven years ago. Represented by Jordan Thomas, the whistleblowers’ tips led to a landmark enforcement action that resulted in Merrill...
In The News
March 20, 2018
Once an SEC Regulator, Now Thriving as a Lawyer for Whistleblowers
The New York Times
In a profile piece published in The New York Times, Whistleblower Practice Chair Jordan A. Thomas talks about his decision to travel “the road not taken,” and how it has benefited those in difficult professional positions. After dealing with a traumatic upbringing and seeking emancipation from his parents at the age of 15, Thomas went...
In The News
July 29, 2019
2019 Half-Time Report
The SEC Whistleblower Program: Where Wall Street Answers to Main Street
We are pleased to bring our clients and friends a midyear report to highlight key awards, trends and issues of import in the SEC whistleblower arena. It’s an exciting time for whistleblowers, and, by extension, investors at large. Since the program’s roll-out, the Commission has received nearly 30,000 tips from 119 countries. Most remarkable, as...
Articles & Perspectives
May 30, 2019
NPR Features Jordan Thomas on Planet Money Podcast, “The Whistleblower Whisperer”
NPR Planet Money
Leading SEC whistleblower attorney Jordan Thomas was featured on NPR’s Planet Money podcast.  In the episode “The Whistleblower Whisperer,” Jordan tells Planet Money co-host Jacob Goldstein about his work representing whistleblowers who provided evidence to the SEC that led to landmark enforcement actions against Wall Street’s biggest banks, including Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan.  Jordan also...
In The News
October 5, 2018
Jordan A. Thomas Named Whistleblower “Lawyer of the Year”
Press Release
New York, NY – October 5, 2018 – [Jordan Thomas][prior firm][‘s] is pleased to announce that its leading SEC whistleblower attorney Jordan A. Thomas, a principal architect of the SEC Whistleblower Program who established the nation’s first law practice exclusively focused on SEC whistleblowers, has been named a 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” by the Taxpayers...
In The News
Named one of the top whistleblower practices/attorneys in the country by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR and The New Yorker
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