Employee Whistleblower Claims Under SOX and Dodd-Frank
Minimizing the Risk of Claims, Preparing for Litigation, and Preserving Arguments for Appeal
DOL extends whistleblower protections to employees of contractors
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance for employment counsel to minimize the risk of employee whistleblower claims under the recently expanded SOX. The panel will also provide best practices for defending whistleblower litigation and preserving issues for appeal.
I. Recent legal developments
II. Best practices to minimize exposure to whistleblower claims
III. Strategies for defending whistleblower litigation
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How have the whistleblower provisions under SOX been expanded in recent years?
- What steps can employers take to reduce the likelihood of whistleblower claims?
- What are the key components of a formal internal complaint and investigation process, and how is that process critical to an employer's defense of employee whistleblower claims?
- What long-term litigation strategies should employment counsel implement to minimize liability exposure for companies?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Margaret H. Campbell
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart
She has practiced employment, litigation, and labor law at the firm since 1981. She is particularly recognized for... | Read More
She has practiced employment, litigation, and labor law at the firm since 1981. She is particularly recognized for her expertise and experience in complex class and collective action litigation, whistleblower investigations and litigation including Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank cases, appellate practice, and restrictive covenant law.Close
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
He serves as Chair of the firm's Global Employment Law Practice. He currently has an active practice... | Read More
He serves as Chair of the firm's Global Employment Law Practice. He currently has an active practice representing several major corporations in the defense of Sarbanes-Oxley Act and other whistleblower claims and is the author of the first treatise published on this subject. He is published and quoted frequently on a variety of employment law issues and is a frequent speaker at conferences.Close
Thad Guyer, Esq.
T.M. Guyer and Ayers & Friends
He focuses exclusively on employee whistleblower litigation in state and federal courts and agencies. He has... | Read More
He focuses exclusively on employee whistleblower litigation in state and federal courts and agencies. He has litigated whistleblower cases against Fortune 500 corporations, federal and state governments, international organizations, and law firms. He has won cases for employee clients with judgments from hundreds of thousands to $4.7 million dollars.Close