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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.

August 11, 2011
Whistleblowing: When Companies Investigate Themselves
WSJ Video
Webinars, Videos & Podcasts
August 9, 2011
Point-Counterpoint: Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rules
1) Were the whistleblower provisions in Dodd-Frank necessary for investor protection? Jordan Thomas: Yes. The new whistleblower provisions arose in response to a long series of corporate scandals that defrauded countless investors and were either not detected or not reported to law enforcement authorities – beginning with Enron and continuing through the current economic crisis....
Articles & Perspectives
August 8, 2011
Whistleblowing: Keeping Misconduct a Secret
WSJ Video
Webinars, Videos & Podcasts
August 8, 2011
Whistleblowing: Taking The Risk
WSJ Video
Webinars, Videos & Podcasts
July 13, 2011
SEC Attorney Launchs Whistleblower Practice
Finacial Fraud Law
“After working on the whistleblower and cooperation initiatives, I have come to believe that these new partnerships between government and private individuals will revolutionize the enforcement of the federal securities laws,” said Thomas. “It is this deeply held belief, coupled with my admiration for whistleblowers and [prior firm][‘s] unparalleled investor protection track record, that has...
In The News
July 12, 2011
SEC Lawyer Leaves to Help Whistleblowers
The Wall Street Journal Online
“After working on the whistleblower and cooperation initiatives, I have come to believe that these new partnerships between government and private individuals will revolutionize the enforcement of the federal securities laws,” Thomas said in a statement.
In The News
2011 Annual Report of the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program
Reports & Surveys
Reverse Mergers
“Many private companies, including some whose operations are located in foreign countries, seek to access the U.S. capital markets by merging with existing public companies. These transactions are commonly referred to as “reverse mergers” or “reverse takeovers (RTOs).” This bulletin is potentially relevant to whistleblowers because reverse mergers have in the past been used to...
Rules & Regs
Performance and Accountability Report
Reports & Surveys
April 18, 2011
Max Bazerman: Blind Spots, Bernie Madoff’s and Ours
Harvard Business School
In this video, Max Bazerman avoids an examination of Bernie Madoff’s ethics–which is best discussed elsewhere–in order to focus instead on the managers of feeder funds that aided Madoff.
Webinars, Videos & Podcasts
Whistleblower Policies & Procedures Survey
Reports & Surveys
Trading Basics
“The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy is issuing this Investor Bulletin to help educate investors about the different types of orders they can use to buy and sell stocks through a brokerage firm. The following are general descriptions of some of the common order types and trading instructions that investors may use to...
Rules & Regs
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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