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Edward T. Ellis Littler Mendelson

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"Pay me, or else…": California court rules employee's pre-litigation Qui Tam threat is extortionate *

USA - July 1 2014
A California appellate court recently issued a warning to employees who try to negotiate settlements with their employers by making veiled threats to…

Co-authors: Jessica F. Pizzutelli.


Supreme Court's first Sarbanes-Oxley decision promises expansion of coverage to most privately held businesses *

USA - March 6 2014
In Lawson v. FMR LLC, the Supreme Court massively expanded the scope of the anti-retaliation provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), from 4,500…

Co-authors: Gregory Keating, Stephen T. Melnick.


Retaliation and whistleblower claims by in-house counsel *

USA - March 29 2013
With recent legislative efforts to expand whistleblower rights and protections, many employers have found themselves confronting an increase in the…

Co-authors: Allan G. King, Gregory Keating, Earl (Chip) M. Jones III, Linda M. Jackson , Patricia J. Martin .


Third Circuit adopts new broader standard for defining protected activity for whistleblowers *

USA - March 25 2013
The roller coaster continues for how to define protected activity under the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX). In a recent decision that signifies a major…

Co-authors: Gregory Keating, Jill M. Weimer .


No longer black and white, is the "definitively and specifically" standard now grey? *

USA - February 1 2013
While the Department of Labor's Administrative Review Board (ARB) and the majority of federal courts once agreed that, in order to engage in…

Co-authors: Jill M. Weimer .


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