April 27, 2021
FCA Whistleblower Retaliation Ruling Raises Stakes for Employers
Phillips & Cohen whistleblower attorneys Claire Sylvia and Emily Stabile analyze a Sixth Circuit Court ruling in a whistleblower retaliation case that could have implications for whistleblowers and...
April 19, 2021
“SEC Whistleblower Program Shows Value of Speaking Up, Departing Chief Says”
The Wall Street Journal quotes Phillips & Cohen partner Erika Kelton about the departure of SEC whistleblower chief Jane Norberg. “Jane Norberg’s efforts to protect SEC whistleblowers from employer...
April 16, 2021
Phillips & Cohen co-founder Mary Louise Cohen named a legal “legend”
Lawdragon magazine has honored Phillips & Cohen founding partner Mary Louise Cohen as a “legend” in its 2021 “Legends of the 500” list, recognizing her consistent success as a whistleblower...
April 14, 2021
Whistleblower attorney Sean McKessy on Madoff’s legacy
Speaking on CBS News Radio, Phillips & Cohen partner Sean McKessy discusses lessons learned by the SEC from the fallout of Bernie Madoff’s $64 billion Ponzi scheme. Madoff died in prison on April...
April 09, 2021
“Chief of SEC Whistleblower Office, Jane Norberg, Leaving Agency This Month”
The Wall Street Journal cites Phillips & Cohen partner Erika Kelton‘s confidence in a smooth transition of leadership at the SEC’s whistleblower office. Some lawyers representing whistleblowers...
March 29, 2021
“An inside look at the crazy world of whistleblower lawsuits, where anonymous tipsters make millions”
Phillips & Cohen partner Erika Kelton explains some of the obstacles tax whistleblowers may face with the IRS and why state tax whistleblower cases can be faster and more effective. Erika Kelton, a...
March 22, 2021
What Is Missing From Purdue Pharma’s Audacious, Proposed Bankruptcy Plan
Phillips & Cohen partner Erika Kelton suggests four additional approaches to fix Purdue Pharma’s “woefully inadequate” proposed bankruptcy and restructuring settlement plan in an...
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...