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R. Scott Oswald, Managing Principal of The Employment Law Group®, Serves as Panelist in D.C. Bar Sponsored Whistleblower Law Seminar

R. Scott Oswald, managing principal of The Employment Law Group® law firm will serve as a panelist in an upcoming presentation to the District of Columbia Bar on April 18, 2012.

In the seminar – “Recent Developments in Whistleblower Rules: Opportunities and Risks” – Mr. Oswald will speak as part of a panel comprised of government whistleblower enforcement officials and private practitioners including:

  • Carolyn Hahn, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
  • Vincent Martinez, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
  • Larry Ellsworth, Jenner & Block
  • Thomas Willcox, Law Offices of Thomas C. Willcox
  • Michael G. McLellan, Finkelstein Thompson LLP (Moderator)

The seminar will focus on recent developments in federal whistleblower law and regulations in the areas of whistleblower protection, enforcement actions, and monetary awards for whistleblowers.  Additionally, the panelists will discuss the opportunities and risks provided by these developments and will provide guidance to practitioners in the field of whistleblower law.

The program is being held at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in Washington, D.C. from 6:00 to 8:00pm.  The D.C. Bar’s Antitrust and Consumer Law Section is sponsoring the event, in conjunction with the Administrative Law and Agency Practice Section, the Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section, the Litigation Section, the Taxation Section, and the Tort Law Section.

The Employment Law Group® law firm is a leader in the field of whistleblower law and has an extensive nationwide whistleblower practice representing employees who have been victims of retaliation.



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