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Whistleblower and retaliation allegations by employees can set off a number of very serious events for a business. These can be alleged under numerous laws and can include qui tam actions under the False Claims Act. Companies and their employees can face civil and criminal investigations, proceedings, and government inquiries and hearings. These can all be very difficult to navigate, and the stakes are high.

Taft’s dedicated and experienced whistleblower/retaliation defense team offers mid- and large-sized businesses preeminent civil defense and white-collar criminal defense. Our team members have depth and experience in the following areas:

  • Employment
  • Litigation
  • Government contracts and claims
  • White collar defense

Our attorneys have tested know-how in responding to claims, charges and investigations and can offer invaluable insights into effective negotiation with government officials. We are also skilled at helping companies employ preventive measures to avoid whistleblowing and retaliation claims, such as training top management and employees.

Taft’s whistleblower/retaliation defense team is prepared to advise clients at any phase of whistleblowing, qui tam and retaliation matters — from prevention to investigations to defense. Regardless of when you need our assistance, we strive to meet the highest standards and to exceed your expectations.