Emloyment Law Group - Law Firms - Whistleblower Lawyers
Live Chat Contact Us 24/7 Email US
Contact Us: Live Chat, Call, Email Chat email

Use of this form does not establish an attorney-client relationship. As a next
step, you will hear from a client specialist.

Our Clients in Their
Own Words
Play Video: Whistleblower Attorney Testimonials | Wendell Carter
Previous Video
Next Video

Toll Free: 1-888-826-5260
Fax: 202-261-2835

[email protected]

1717 K St. NW
Ste 1110
Washington, DC 20006-5345

The Employment Law Group,PC. BBB Business Review

Lawson v. FMR LLC

DISCLAIMER: Our firm's past results do not predict or guarantee future success. Each case is unique. Read more

In Brief

The Supreme Court decided that the anti-retaliation provisions of Sarbanes-Oxley should apply to contractors and sub-contractors of publicly traded companies.

What Happened in Court

The Supreme Court, in a decision authored by Justice Ginsburg, determined that employees of a private company who reported fraud by a public company with which they contracted were covered by the anti-retaliation provisions of SOX. The court reasoned that this broad interpretation fits the text of the statute as well as the purpose for its enactment. In order for SOX to ward off another Enron-type fraud, the statute should apply to contractors outside of the publicly traded company who report fraud covered by SOX.

facebook logo twitter logo linkedin logo
Home  |  What We Do  |  Our Team  |  Our Clients  |  In The News  |  Resources  |  Contact Us

Our Location: Washington, D.C.

© 2021 The Employment Law Group, P.C. - All rights reserved.
Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy