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Supreme Court Set to Decide Whether Dodd-Frank Protects Internal Whistleblowers

USA - July 18 2017 On June 26, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review whether the Dodd-Frank Act’s whistleblower anti-retaliation provisions protect employees who…

David R. Jimenez

Supreme Court Unanimously Backs ‘Implied Certification’ Liability under False Claims Act

USA - June 17 2016 Federal contractors may be subject to liability under the federal False Claims Act for violating regulatory requirements not expressly stated in…

Joseph C. Toris, Sarah C. Baskin, Thomas Dorer, David R. Jimenez

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

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