When Can a Corporation's Lawyer Blow the Whistle?

Corporate Counsel
July 2, 2012


Jordan A. Thomas and Bruce Green untangle a complex and realistic situation that attorneys could face - When can a corporation's lawyer blow the whistle?

In this article, published in Corporate Counsel, Jordan A. Thomas and Bruce Green weigh in on how whistleblowing attorneys can be protected when participating in the SEC Whistleblower program, while continuing to the adhere to the ABA professional conduct guidelines. Due to the nature of the legal profession, "attorney whistleblowers are likely to be rare, but their existence will represent a fundamental breakdown in corporate governance."