Whistleblower retaliation claims are on the rise nationwide, and businesses large and small, public and private, are feeling the impact. These claims grow out of adverse employment actions against employees who have reported or complained about alleged company misconduct. This misconduct can include false contract claims or corporate, banking, accounting, wire, or investor or securities fraud.

Whistleblower retaliation claims are on the rise nationwide, and businesses large and small, public and private, are feeling the impact. These claims grow out of adverse employment actions against employees who have reported or complained about alleged company misconduct. This misconduct can include false contract claims or corporate, banking, accounting, wire, or investor or securities fraud. In some cases, an employee may have reported alleged violations of laws and regulations relating to nuclear and environmental safety, highway safety, rail safety, food safety, consumer product safety, occupational safety or patient protection.

Williams Mullen has assembled a team of professionals with experience representing employers and corporate clients in a broad spectrum of whistleblower and retaliation actions and investigations under the following statutes:

  • Clean Air Act
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980
  • Consumer Product Safety
  • Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
  • Energy Reorganization Act
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • False Claims Act
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Federal Rail Safety Act
  • Federal Water Pollution Control Act
  • FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Immigration and Nationality Act
  • Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002
  • National Transit Systems Security Act of 2007
  • National Labor Relations Act
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970
  • Safe Drinking Water Act
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
  • Seaman's Protection Act
  • Solid Waste Disposal Act
  • Surface Transportation Assistance Act
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Toxic Substances Control Act
  • Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21)

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