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New York City Whistle Blower Law Firm

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Are you looking for a New York City whistle blower law firm that can guide you through the process of being an SEC whistle blower?  Is it important to you that the SEC whistleblower attorney representing you has prior SEC whistleblower program experience?

These are a couple of questions you should ask yourself, before hiring an SEC whistleblower lawyer and beginning the process of becoming an SEC whistleblower.  A primary reason for hiring a New York City whistle blower law firm is to utilize the knowledge and experience they have to help you achieve your goals in reporting to the SEC, which may range from righting a mistake, to preventing fraud, to having the best chance of being granted an SEC whistleblower award.

Often, a whistleblower’s motivations are derived from more than just the prospect of receiving an SEC whistleblower reward.  Nevertheless, you should be aware that if the SEC achieves a successful outcome to an investigation that it undertakes, as a result of the information you provide, you could be eligible for a monetary award.  If the amount that the SEC obtains from the violators, whether through settlement or a court victory, exceeds $1 million, the SEC whistleblower statute mandates that an award of between 10-30% of the total collected by the SEC must be granted to any eligible SEC whistleblower(s).

There are, however, a number of requirements that must be satisfied to determine eligibility, as well as rules that could bar an otherwise qualified person from receiving an SEC whistleblower award.  An experienced SEC whistleblower law firm can help you to understand and meet those requirements and navigate what can be a complicated process.

Another question to ask yourself is: Do you want or need to remain anonymous as an SEC whistleblower?  The SEC takes the confidentiality of its whistleblowers very seriously and goes to great lengths to protect their identities.  “Confidentiality” means that the SEC will not share your identity with anyone outside of the Commission, with a few limited exceptions.  “Anonymity” means that not even the SEC will know your identity when you file your whistle blower tip.  In order to remain anonymous, the SEC whistleblower statute and rules require you to hire a lawyer to represent you.

The Pickholz Law Offices

If you are considering hiring a law firm to represent you, then you may want to consider speaking with The Pickholz Law Offices, an experienced and dedicated New York City whistle blower law firm.

The Pickholz Law Offices have represented a wide range of SEC whistleblowers including employees, officers, directors, and outside third-parties in cases involving financial institutions and public companies listed in the Fortune Top 10, Top 20, Top 50, Top 100, Top 500, and the Forbes Global 2000.

The firm was one of the first law firms to win an SEC whistleblower award for a client, and the first ever to successfully convince the Commission to grant its client an SEC whistleblower reward over an initial recommendation by the Commission’s staff to deny any award.  This was the first time in the history of the SEC whistleblower program that the Commission overruled an adverse Preliminary Determination by its Claims Review Staff.  Inside Counsel magazine named this as one of the “Five milestones in the Dodd-Frank whistleblower reward program”.

For more information about The Pickholz Law Offices, please click on any of the links on the top or right side of this page, or click here, to see what some of our clients have to say about us.

If you would like to speak with an SEC whistleblower lawyer, you can call our offices at 347-746-1222.  Your initial conversation of up to one hour is free of charge, and you are under no obligation to hire The Pickholz Law Offices when it is finished.

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The Pickholz Law Offices represents U.S. and international clients in securities and white collar cases. The Firm has helped whistleblowers report frauds to the SEC, CFTC, and IRS, and has defended clients in investigations by the SEC, CFTC, DOJ, FINRA, and other financial and securities enforcement regulators.

The Firm’s founder, Jason Pickholz, is the author of the two-volume book Securities Crimes, has appeared on tv and radio, and has taught continuing legal education courses. A former BigLaw partner, he has been representing clients in financial and securities fraud cases since 1995. In recognition of his many achievements, Mr. Pickholz was elected by his legal peers to be a Fellow of The New York Bar Foundation, an honor limited to just 1% of all attorneys in the New York State Bar Association.

Mr. Pickholz has been counsel in many high-profile cases. He was the first attorney ever to win an SEC whistleblower award on appeal to the Commission, which Inside Counsel magazine called one of the five key events in the history of the SEC whistleblower program. On the defense side, Mr. Pickholz has defended clients in the SEC’s COVID-19 investigations, the CFTC’s cryptocurrency cases, and a former US Senator, among others.

If you want to speak with a CFTC, IRS, or SEC whistleblower lawyer, or with a white collar defense lawyer, you can call the Firm at 347-746-1222.

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