Inside Track with Randi: Steve Pearlman on Supreme Court's Lawson (4/22/14)


Steve Pearlman

Steve Pearlman is a Partner of Proskauer & Co-Head of the firm's Whistleblowing & Retaliation Group

In this podcast, Steve addresses whistleblower protections in the context of the recent Supreme Court decision, Lawson v. FMR, and the implications for both public and private companies, including:

  • Can you describe the Majority's ruling and the reasoning it used to reach that result?
  • Are there any particular risks for employers that this ruling creates?
  • What types of new claims should we expect to see as a result of this ruling?
  • How does this ruling affect public companies, and what should they do?

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