A Whistleblower Attorney New York Can Believe In
The founder of The Pickholz Law Offices, Jason R. Pickholz, is one of the first whistleblower attorneys in New York ever to win an SEC whistleblower award for a client under the Dodd-Frank Act. (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 is a whistleblower attorney New York employees, customers, and residents can believe in.
When looking for a whistleblower attorney New York clients, and clients from other places, are often concerned that their attorney will lose interest in them if a “bigger” client comes along. That is not the case at The Pickholz Law Offices. The Pickholz Law Offices was founded on the principle that “every case is the most important case to the client involved”.
Under the Dodd-Frank Act, if someone voluntarily provides information about a fraud or other violation to the SEC, and the SEC brings a successful action based in part or in whole on that information, in which it collects more than $1 million, the SEC is required to give the eligible whistleblower(s) a monetary award of between 10% - 30% of the amount collected. That may be why, if you have been searching the Internet for whistleblower attorneys in New York, you have probably seen results for a lot of law firms claiming that they are the “best” law firm to hire to win “a pot of gold” for you. Some whistleblower attorneys in New York may tell you that they have had success in other kinds of whistleblower cases before other government agencies, but how much detail do they give you about their successes representing whistleblowers in front of the SEC?
The SEC is not the same as any other agency out there. It is its own separate agency, with its own separate rules and procedures that it has developed for over 80 years, and with its own separate whistleblower program. The Dodd-Frank Act and the SEC Rules contain a lot of requirements and rules that must be satisfied in order to be eligible to receive an SEC whistleblower award. How many times do those other whistleblower attorneys in New York say that they have actually walked side-by-side with clients into the SEC’s offices and helped their clients successfully explain their story to a room full of SEC lawyers?
Mr. Pickholz has spent his career -- since long before the SEC whistleblower program began -- helping clients who wanted to go in and tell the SEC about frauds or other violations that they had discovered, or who were asked by the SEC to come in and talk to it about frauds that they might have had information about. You can learn more about Mr. Pickholz and see examples of some of his many successes in helping clients with the SEC, both in New York and in many other locations throughout the country, by clicking on the links on the right side of this page.
Mr. Pickholz has worked hard to establish himself as a whistleblower attorney New York employees, residents, and customers can believe in. If you are looking for a whistleblower attorney and would like to speak with Mr. Pickholz, please call 347-746-1222. Your initial conversation with Mr. Pickholz is free, which means that you are under no obligation to hire The Pickholz Law Offices when your initial consultation is finished.