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Potter Speaking about Whistleblower Rights


Partner Robin Potter is speaking about whistleblowing and whistleblower rights. Here is the whistleblower committee announcement:

The NELA Whistleblower Committee's monthly lunch 'n learn zoom speaker series about whistleblower rights and protections is resuming this month with a program on Tuesday September 12, 2023 at 12pmEDT about False Claims Act whistleblower protections and remedies. The zoom link is

The speakers are Susan Coler, Scott Oswald, Robin Potter, and Paul Schinner. Good luck to anyone who tries to stump these experts with a question about FCA whistleblower protection. They have seen it all.

The topics they will address include: 1) the scope of FCA protected conduct and an emerging circuit split; 2) tips for current employees to effectively raise concerns internally; 3) proving causation; 4) FCA retaliation damages; 5) the interplay of qui tam claims and retaliation claims, including tips to avoid breaching the seal; 6) tactical considerations about bringing additional retaliation claims; and 7) considerations for compliance whistleblowers.

On October 24, 2023 at 12pm EDTRebecca Katz, Clayton Wire, and Jason Zuckerman will discuss SEC and CFTC whistleblower rewards and protections. The zoom link is

Our November 14 program will focus on new developments under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act, including the Supreme Court's recent decision in United States ex rel. Schutte v. SuperValu Inc.