Mehri & Skalet’s team of whistleblower lawyers focus on cases involving fraud against the government pursuant to the qui tam provisions of Federal and State False Claims Acts; investigate and present whistleblower disclosures to the SEC, CFTC, and IRS whistleblower offices, to DOT through the Motor Vehicle Safety Whistleblower Act, and to DOJ through the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIRREA); and defend whistleblowers in retaliation and wrongful termination cases. The Practice also represents whistleblowers in pre-termination and/or pre-lawsuit negotiations.
Our robust team has been at the forefront of shaping whistleblower law and policy for more than 30 years. Partner Richard Condit, who was previously Senior Counsel at the Government Accountability Project, has over 25 years of experience providing whistleblower protection. Of Counsel Cleveland Lawrence III has nearly 20 years of experience working on whistleblower cases and issues, and previously served as Co-Executive Director of whistleblower organizations Taxpayers Against Fraud and its sister organization, TAF Education Fund.
Whether fighting for civil rights, whistleblower protection, consumer protections, education for our children, or against fraud or government corruption, the law firm of Mehri & Skalet, PLLC is tenacious in seeking justice that brings about real change. We believe the law is a powerful tool in pursuit of fairness, accountability, and reform, and we use our talent, experience, and dedication to achieve results for our clients, and to advance justice.
Mehri & Skalet’s veteran attorneys have significant experience holding big corporations accountable in a variety of industries including: health care, insurance, defense, housing, banking, investment, and other sectors. Mehri & Skalet will work with you to determine whether you have a meritorious case and will stick with you every step of the way.
If so, then you may be protected if you are in a covered industry or are a protected government employee. The government has strengthened the False Claims Act to better enable whistleblowers to help it recover payments and other losses induced by fraud; enacted the Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes Oxley Acts to prevent corruption in the banking and investment industries; and has provided protections good faith whistleblowing by government and private sector employees in more than 18 other laws covering everything from food safety to public transportation.
If you’ve already made a disclosure to your employer or a regulatory agency, we can help protect you. If you haven’t made a disclosure, we can create a personalized plan to help you achieve your goals.