Tag: whistleblowers

Free Webinar on July 28th to Celebrate Whistleblower Appreciation Day – #ilovewhistleblowers

Join whistleblower attorney Clayton Wire on July 28th at 12:00 pm MST at ilovewhistleblowers.com for a free webinar: Whistleblower Protections & Incentives. This webinar, and the other information on ilovewhistleblowers.com, are a celebration of the 239th anniversary of America’s first whistleblower statute, which has become Whistleblower Appreciation Day. The webinar will discuss the history of…




In-House Counsel as Whistleblowers Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

I recently published a post on in-house counsel who turn whistleblower, which is available here. This post is a deeper dive into SOX retaliation claims on behalf of in-house counsel. SOX specifically contemplates protection of attorney whistleblowers. Generally, Section 806 of SOX prohibits a publicly traded company, or any contractor or agent of such company,…




Retention of Employer Documents by Whistleblowers Part 7—The Negative and Destructive Consequences

While many whistleblowers may feel that the only way to prove their case is by collecting and taking the documents from their employer that prove the wrongful conduct that they are blowing-the-whistle on, such conduct can have serious negative consequences for any future legal claims by the whistleblower and may subject the whistleblower to personal…




Dangers and Opportunities: Retention of Employer Documents by Whistleblowers

One of the recurring issues in whistleblower lawsuits is the retention of documents.  Many whistleblowers feel compelled to accumulate and retain documents from their employer that prove the existence of the wrongful conduct that they are blowing-the-whistle on.  This accumulation and retention of documents presents both benefits and dangers.  In the next few blog posts…