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Looking For An SEC Whistleblower Lawyer In New York Who Has Actually Won An SEC Whistleblower Award?

If you are already searching the web for an SEC whistleblower lawyer in New York, then you are probably already aware of the awards that the SEC offers.  Generally speaking, if a whistleblower provides information about a securities or financial fraud to the SEC, and if the SEC collects more than $1 million from the wrongdoers, the SEC is required to give an award of between 10%-30% of what it collects to the whistleblower(s).  If you have clicked on many law firm website links, you have probably also come to realize that while many lawyers claim to be able to help you win an award, it can be difficult to figure out which SEC whistleblower lawyer New York  employees, customers, and residents can trust with their cases.

Whether you are from another State and are looking for a New York lawyer, or you live or work in New York, there are a few things you may want to consider. First, you might want to find out what success an attorney has had with previous SEC whistleblower cases.  The SEC is different from other government agencies.  The SEC has its own laws and rules, and has developed its own way of doing things for over 80 years.  Is the lawyer you are interviewing pitching you hard on the size of his or her law firm and its experience with other government agencies, rather than telling you if he or she has ever actually won an SEC whistleblower award for a client?  The Pickholz Law Offices is one of the first law firms to win an SEC whistleblower award for a client.

Second, you might want to find out how much other experience the lawyer has representing actual clients in cases involving the SEC.  How many times has that lawyer prepared a client to go in and talk with SEC lawyers?  How many times has that lawyer actually sat in a chair next to a client in a conference room at the SEC’s offices and helped the client answer questions from the SEC lawyers?  Jason R. Pickholz, the founder of The Pickholz Law Offices, has spent over twenty years representing clients in front of the SEC.

Third, while you might not want to think about it, what if something goes wrong?  Has that particular lawyer ever actually been through the SEC whistleblower appeal process?  Did he or she actually win and get an award for their client?  The Pickholz Law Offices is the first law firm ever to win an appeal of an SEC award determination.  After the SEC staff recommended denying our client an award, Mr. Pickholz appealed that decision -- and won.

Mr. Pickholz has worked hard to establish himself as an SEC whistleblower lawyer New York employees, customers, and residents can trust.  He is one of the first whistleblower attorneys ever to win an SEC whistleblower award for a client.  (See official SEC Award here.)  He is also the first whistleblower attorney ever to convince the SEC to grant his client an SEC whistleblower award over an initial decision by its staff to deny an award.  This groundbreaking result was named as one of the “Five milestones in the Dodd-Frank whistleblower reward program“ by Inside Counsel Magazine.  For related articles click here (Boston Business Journal) and here (NY Times).

Mr. Pickholz, along with his entire firm, is guided by the principle that, “every case is the most important case to the client involved.”

You can learn more about Mr. Pickholz and see examples of some of his work and experience by clicking on the links on the right side of the page.

If you are looking for an SEC whistleblower lawyer in New York, you can contact Mr. Pickholz by calling 347-746-222.  Your initial conversation with Mr. Pickholz is free, which means that you are under no obligation to hire The Pickholz Law Offices after your initial consultation 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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