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Supreme Court Preview: 2017-2018 Term

USA - September 27 2017 The U.S. Supreme Court will begin its 2017-2018 Term with no shortage of cases significant to employers and businesses. Cases to watch involve…

David R. Jimenez, Samia M. Kirmani, David E. Nagle, Michelle E. Phillips, Philip B. Rosen, Daniel D. Schudroff, Jeffrey Schwartz, Collin O’Connor Udell

Fourth Circuit sets employee-friendly standard for Title VII retaliation claims

USA - May 16 2015 A former waitress's hostile work environment and retaliation claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act against the employer should go to a jury…

Matthew F. Nieman

A Look Back at Key Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations Issues in 2018

USA - February 13 2019 2018 was a transformative year for corporate governance. Record whistleblower awards, an increasing number internal investigations partly arising out…

Rachel E. Ehlers

Fourth Circuit Upholds Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Retaliation Finding and Substantial Monetary Award

USA - June 17 2016 On May 20, 2015, a split Fourth Circuit panel ruled Deltek, Inc., a Virginia-based software and information services provider, must pay a terminated…

Joseph E. Schuler

U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Dodd-Frank Act Whistleblower Protections

USA - February 22 2018 The anti-retaliation provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 protects only employees who complain directly…

Joseph C. Toris, David R. Jimenez, Kevin R. Miller