March 09, 2021
SEC whistleblower award for $1.5 million goes to Phillips & Cohen’s client
The US Securities and Exchange Commission today awarded $1.5 million to a whistleblower represented by Phillips & Cohen LLP.
February 24, 2021
“New Whistleblower Protection Laws Broaden OSHA’s Investigative Reach”
Phillips & Cohen partner Erika Kelton tells the Wall Street Journal that whistleblower protections in the new Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act and the Anti-Money Laundering Act will encourage...
February 23, 2021
Appeals court upholds $114M verdict in whistleblowers’ kickbacks case
RICHMOND, VA, Feb. 23, 2021 – The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has soundly rejected challenges to a $114 million jury verdict obtained in a multi-whistleblower case against a former blood lab chief...
February 18, 2021
SEC Moves Signal More Aggressive Enforcement Under Biden
In an article for Forbes.com, Phillips & Cohen partner Erika Kelton says that changes at the SEC will energize enforcement and help whistleblower cases. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s enforcement...
February 03, 2021
“Illinois Supreme Court ruling in whistleblower case is victory for insurance fraud fight”
In an analysis of an Illinois court ruling in a qui tam matter, Phillips & Cohen associate Emily Stabile explains why the case could be a landmark for future whistleblower litigation, while making...
January 28, 2021
Phillips & Cohen whistleblower attorneys honored as 2021 ‘500 Leading Lawyers in America’
NEW YORK CITY, Jan. 20, 2020 – Lawdragon magazine has named six Phillips & Cohen partners to its 2021 “500 Leading Lawyers in America” list for their outstanding work representing whistleblowers....
January 15, 2021
SEC’s Whistleblower Program: What Every Company Needs to Know
Phillips & Cohen partner Sean McKessy, former Chief of the SEC Office of the Whistleblower, provides a primer on the SEC’s whistleblower program in a New York Law Journal article co-authored...
January 14, 2021
“How I.R.S. Can Tighten the Tax Gap”
In a letter published in The New York Times, Phillips & Cohen partner Edward Arens advocates for greater use of whistleblowers by the IRS to improve tax code enforcement. To the Editor: Re “How I.R.S....
January 11, 2021
“Outlook 2021: Expect ‘Vigorous’ FCA Enforcement; Prosecutor: Don’t Back Off Compliance”
In the Report on Medicare Compliance, Phillips & Cohen partner Colette Matzzie highlights some likely priorities of the coming year for the US Department of Justice regarding healthcare fraud enforcement....
January 08, 2021
“In Their Words: What Attorneys Expect If Garland Becomes AG”
In a Law360 article, Phillips & Cohen partner Stephen Hasegawa expresses his expectations of Merrick Garland’s future top priorities as US Attorney General, should he be confirmed in 2021. But Garland’s...