Media Coverage

DEC '16
02

The Bellmore Herald (Long Island, NY) interviewed TELG client Chris Sourgoutsis about her termination from the U.S. Capitol Police after she complained of being discriminated against. The Herald also talked with TELG principal Tom Harrington, who represents Ms. Sourgoutsis in her federal lawsuit against the Capitol Police.

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NOV '16
22

Washington Technology, a Web site for government contractors, reported on a $2.1 million jury verdict in favor of two TELG clients — a husband and wife who both were fired after they filed a whistleblower lawsuit against their employer, ManTech International.

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NOV '16
21

The Washington Business Journal covered a federal jury's decision in favor of two TELG clients who will receive more than $2 million in damages from ManTech International, a large defense contractor that fired them illegally after they filed a whistleblower lawsuit. This verdict was the first to be reported under new whistleblower protections that were introduced by the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013.

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NOV '16
16

TELG principal Nicholas Woodfield quoted by Law360 on First-of-its-kind ruling in whistleblower protection case under Dodd-Frank: “Judge Backs Broad Whistleblower Definition Under Dodd-Frank.”

NOV '16
08

The Washington Business Journal interviewed TELG managing principal R. Scott Oswald for its 2016 election-day story about political tensions in the workplace. Scott argued that employers should follow a clear, written policy on what sorts of political comments are permitted — and what sorts are not.

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SEP '16
29

The Washington Business Journal interviewed R. Scott Oswald, managing principal of The Employment Law Group® law firm about the 2016 presidential elections and how employers can make make the workplace an election-free zone: How to make an election-free zone.

SEP '16
21

The Washington Blade mentioned R. Scott Oswald, managing principal and associate Michael Vogelsang of The Employment Law Group® law firm, in a report about client Chelsea Raley and her complaint against Maryland State Police: Lesbian trooper sues Md. police over bias complaint.

SEP '16
13

IT Business Edge interviewed R. Scott Oswald, managing principal of The Employment Law Group® law firm, on free speech on political views in the workplace: Free Speech on Political Views in the Workplace: Maybe, Maybe Not.

SEP '16
08

MarketWatch mentioned David L. Scher, principal of the The Employment Law Group® law firm and quoted client Rodney Lipscomb on the whistleblower suit against ITT Technical Institute: Whistleblower: Collapse of ITT offers ‘a final sense of justice’.

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SEP '16
07

The New York Times interviewed TELG client Rodney Lipscomb about his whistleblower suit against ITT Technical Institutes, in which he accused the company of defrauding the government: Downfall of ITT Technical Institutes Was a Long Time in the Making.

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SEP '16
06

Al Rojo Vivo, a news show on Telemundo, the Spanish-language TV network, interviewed TELG principal David L. Scher about the shutdown of ITT Technical Institute, a for-profit college network that was the subject of a whistleblower lawsuit by TELG client Rodney Lipscomb. Dave explained how Rodney was fired after raising concerns about ITT's practices — concerns that were echoed by federal investigators.

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SEP '16
01

Law360 interviewed David L. Scher, principal of The Employment Law Group® law firm and client Lori Moore about the Florida eye doctor that agreed Thursday to pay $1 million to resolve whistleblower allegations: Fla. Eye Center, Owner Pay $1M For Overbilling Medicare

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SEP '16
01

The Palm Beach Post interviewed TELG principal David L. Scher and client Lori Moore about eye doctor and singer Monique Barbour and the $1 million settlement she has agreed to pay for overbilling Medicare: Lake Worth eye doctor to settle Medicare fraud claim for $1 million.

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SEP '16
01

WPTV NewsChannel 5 interviewed David L. Scher, principal of the The Employment Law Group® law firm and client Lori Moore about eye doctor and aspiring pop singer Monique Barbour: Local whistleblower successful in court after calling out her boss for Medicare fraud.

AUG '16
31

Sun Sentinel interviewed TELG client Lori Moore about her whistleblower case against Florida eye doctor and singer Anayya Von Kitten: Eye doctor and singer — aka Anayya Von Kitten — to pay $1M to feds for Medicare overbilling

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AUG '16
04

The Daily Drum - WHUR 96.3 FM

Harold Fisher from the WHUR 96.3 FM’s The Daily Drum interviewed R. Scott Oswald, managing principal, The Employment Law Group® law firm on the topic of sexual harassment in the workplace: What do you do if you’re being sexually harassed at work?.

JUN '16
08

AARP Bulletin

AARP quoted David L. Scher, principal, The Employment Law Group® law firm, and featured TELG client Dr. Joseph Ting in a report on the fight against medicare fraud: The War on Medicare Fraud.

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JUN '16
01

Counsel Financial, a company that offers loans to law firms, interviewed TELG principal Adam Augustine Carter for its blog. Adam discussed the early days of our law firm — and the reasons behind its growth.

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APR '16
26

Law360

Law360 quoted R. Scott Oswald, managing principal, The Employment Law Group® law firm, in a report detailing the The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on constructive discharge timeline: Justices Offer Clarity For Constructive Discharge Timeline.

MAY '16
23

Bloomberg BNA

Bloomberg BNA quoted R. Scott Oswald, managing principal, The Employment Law Group® law firm, on an article detailing the Supreme Court’s opinion on Green v. Brennan: High Court Nixes ‘Last Discriminatory Act’ Ruling.