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A jury awarded $2.4 million to TELG client Suzanne Ivie, who was fired by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals after she raised concerns about questionable drug-marketing tactics

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TELG client Kevin Manieri earned a multi-million-dollar award for blowing the whistle on Avanir Pharmaceuticals, leading to a $103 million settlement of fraud allegations

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Our firm welcomed the support of the U.S. Department of Justice for a whistleblower lawsuit we filed against the marketer of an opioid spray implicated in 900+ deaths

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TELG client Sandra Jolley earned $1.6 million for blowing the whistle on Financial Freedom, a company formerly run by Steven Mnuchin — who later became U.S. Treasury Secretary

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Two of our whistleblower clients — a married couple — won a verdict worth at least $2.1 million after a jury concluded that their employer had fired them illegally

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We helped Joseph Ting, a Medicare whistleblower, earn more than $7 million from the settlement of his fraud allegations against 21st Century Oncology

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In the News

Former Library Official Wins $312,000 Verdict in Prince George's Discrimination Case

Press Release · May. 16, 2022

TELG client Jeff Naftal won more than $300,000 in damages after a Maryland jury found that he was illegally fired by the Prince George's County Memorial Library System. Mr. Naftal was represented by TELG's Scott Oswald and Austin Szabo.

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How to Avoid Getting Reported to the NPDB During an Employment Dispute

Article · May. 10, 2022

A report to the National Practitioner Data Bank can be career-ending, but what can licensed healthcare professionals do when facing unfair reports? TELG's Tom Harrington and Madeline Cook go over possible options during three stages: before discipline, before the report to NPDB, and after the report.

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U.S. Government Rewards Whistleblower For Role in Security Clearance Fraud Case

Press Release · Apr. 11, 2022

TELG client Julie Reed will receive almost the maximum share allowed in qui tam cases as a reward for her work on behalf of the U.S. government. Ms. Reed alleged her former employer, KeyPoint, was misrepresenting high-level security clearance investigations.

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What If You Don’t Want to Return to In-Person Work?

Article · Aug. 30, 2021

Many workplaces are reopening, often with a vaccination mandate for employees. What's a legally viable reason for continuing to work at home? TELG's Kellee Kruse and Madeline Cook examine 11 common stay-at-home arguments to gauge their likely traction with employers.

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About Our Firm

Getting fired, being refused a promotion you worked hard to deserve, not getting paid for regular time or overtime hours you have worked, being denied a benefit claim by your employer, being retaliated against for whistleblowing or being subject to harassment or discrimination in the workplace can be a violation of state and federal employment laws. State and federal law extends many rights, privileges, and protections to employers, but never at the expense of employees who may suffer illegal abuses or injustices in the name of profits.

The Employment Law Group® law firm is one of the premier employment law firms representing individuals from all over the United States and around the world in EEOC, Sarbanes-Oxley and other whistleblower cases against the government and publicly held U.S. corporations. The firm's attorneys have a collective 70 plus years of experience litigating on behalf of individuals against employers who disregard government wage and employment laws.

The TELG law firm is serious about protecting your rights

If you have been denied pay or overtime, been harassed at work, been refused a job or promotion based on age, sex, race, disability, military status, or religious belief, or if you are a whistleblower or if you know that your employer is cheating on federal contracts, contact us at The Employment Law Group® law firm, to schedule a consultation. We take employment law seriously.

Why would I want to hire a whistleblower lawyer?

The media has often alerted us to the illegality and wrongdoing in certain sectors of corporate America. These media stories highlight the importance of a few brave individuals within organizations who stand up to corporate abuse and wrongdoing. Known as whistleblowers, these brave individuals take great risks to protect others, indeed to protect us all.

Fortunately, the government has taken notice of the risks associated with blowing the whistle, and Congress and many states have taken steps to strengthen the laws protecting these brave individuals. There is now a myriad of laws protecting employees and outlawing retaliatory terminations, harassment, and other unfair employment practices. Many of these laws also provide monetary rewards for whistleblowers when the government is able to recover ill-gotten gains from employers.

While it's a fact that whistleblowers now have significant protections under state and federal laws, speaking out is not without significant risks and that's why executives, managers, and employees at all levels come to us, the TELG law firm. We understand the fears and concerns that plague whistleblowers. Our nationally recognized and experienced whistleblower lawyers help these brave individuals navigate the complex procedures required to properly bring a whistleblower claim.

If you are thinking about blowing the whistle or already have, The Employment Law Group® law firm can help. We understand your concerns, and have the knowledge and experience to help you through each step. From the beginning, we'll be there to protect you from retaliation, to take action against retaliators, and to ensure your rights, your dignity, and your career are protected. We'll fight to make sure that you receive any rewards that you are entitled to. We have taken on some of the largest employers in the United States, and with our expertise, we'll make sure that you are afforded every possible level of protection under the law.

Call the TELG law firm today to speak with our whistleblower attorneys and put one of the nation's premier whistleblower law firms on your side.