Difference between revisions of "Whistleblower Protection Laws"

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==='''Attorney Fees and Litigation Costs in Whistleblower Retaliation Cases'''===
==='''Attorney Fees and Litigation Costs in Whistleblower Retaliation Cases'''===


Legal fees and costs in whistleblower retaliation cases can also be significant.  In the Wadler v. Bio Rad SOX whistleblower retaliation case, Bio-Rad stipulated to $3M in attorney fees for the whistleblower’s counsel.  In March 2020, Magistrate Judge Michael E. Hegarty awarded $2,719,225.50 in lodestar fees on the whistleblower’s recovery of $620,105.00 in an NDAA whistleblower retaliation case. See Cejka v. Vectrus Systems Corp., 2019 WL 8198090 (D. Colo. Feb. 21, 2019).
Legal fees and costs in '''whistleblower retaliation cases''' can also be significant.  In the [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/jury-awards-former-bio-rad-counsel-8m-sarbanes-oxley-whistleblower-case/ ''Wadler v. Bio Rad'' SOX whistleblower retaliation case], Bio-Rad stipulated to $3M in attorney fees for the whistleblower’s counsel.  In March 2020, Magistrate Judge Michael E. Hegarty awarded $2,719,225.50 in lodestar fees on the whistleblower’s recovery of $620,105.00 in an [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/ndaa-provides-robust-whistleblower-protection/ NDAA whistleblower retaliation case]. ''See Cejka v. Vectrus Systems Corp.,'' 2019 WL 8198090 (D. Colo. Feb. 21, 2019).


=='''Litigating Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Cases'''==
=='''Litigating Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Cases'''==