Labaton Sucharow is a law firm based in the United States. The law firm is respected for having established the first practice that is mostly dedicated to representing the Securities and Exchange Commission Whistleblowers. The law firm has been quite successful in its operations, and it is considered to be one of the fastest growing law companies in the United States.
Just recently, the company announced to the public that the Securities and Exchange Commission had awarded over seventeen million dollars to one of the whistleblowers who was represented by the Labaton Sucharow. According to the law firm, the whistleblower who was awarded has successfully exposed some significant wrongdoings that were taking place in the finance service industry.
The award given to the whistleblower represents the second biggest monetary award that has ever been given to date. The award is from the SEC Whistleblower Program. The particular program was founded six years ago, and it is mostly focusing on motivating individuals who expose corrupt persons and any other wrongdoings in the society. According to the SEC, the eligible whistleblowers should be able to get at least ten to thirty percent of the monetary sanctions that have been collected in the successful enforcement action.
Just like in all the other whistleblower cases, the client elected to remain unknown to the public. This is one of the measures taken by SEC to ensure that the whistleblower is free from blacklisting and retaliation. Over the years, SEC doesn’t expose the cases where a whistleblower has played a significant role. This prevents indirectly revealing the identity of the client in question.
One of the most popular SEC whistleblower lawyers, Jordan Thomas says that the client who was awarded decided to blow the whistle when the other people in the finance service department were happy to remain silent and watch while the investors were being cheated and harmed.
Apart from being a successful SEC whistleblower attorney, Jordan Thomas serves as the chairman of the Labaton Sucharow Whistleblower Representation. Jordan hopes that in the future, more significant cases in SEC will be successful due to the efforts of courageous whistleblowers in the society. Jordan says that this should serve as a beginning to bigger and important cases in the community. More people should be able to come up and expose any wrongdoing, especially in the finance department.
Who is Ross Abelow?
Ross Abelow is a lawyer employed at Abelow and Cassandro Llp in the city of New York City. As a lawyer, he sees that people that are unlawfully treated are given the justice that they are due. He deals with cases in the areas of marriage, family, entertainment and even sports law. With this broad range of areas that he covers, he has settled lots of different cases that gives him the certification and satisfaction to work in the career that he has his degree for, which he achieved from the Brooklyn Law School.
Knowing What is Wrong with New York City
Working in the Big Apple, he has had to handle a lot of different cases for the diverse population of the city. Each lawyer has something that they specialize in, and Abelow isn’t an exception in this case. He has handled a lot of cases in which clients need to have a document called a living will made. Living wills are when someone who is terminally ill gives the admittance of medical status and wishes of what to do next to family and friends and even medical employees about their conditions.
Go Fund Me Campaign
Ross Abelow launched his campaign to help animal shelters in the city of New York City get the money that they need to stay in operation in January of 2016. The temperatures this last winter were at a record low, so strays or abandoned animals were at an extreme risk of hypothermia, so animal shelters were becoming hectic with the amount of animals coming in. The increase in the use of supplies can cost a lot to replace. The goal for $5,000 could benefit hundreds of animals to survive and have a better life than they were given before.
Updated on All of the News
Ross Abelow is also one to stay up to date on the latest news. While glancing at his Twitter page, it is easy to see how much he cares for what is happening in the world, as he frequently posts various news topics and comment on what he believes about them. In his most recent post on May 2, 2016, he shared a story that was taking place in Detroit Michigan about schools being closed due to rioting teachers. This shows how much he cares for the school systems and how education is changing for our current generations.
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New York has some of the most experienced attorneys in the United States. It is a large city with a huge population that needs the services of attorneys. Qualifying to practices as an attorney in New York is not an easy fit as you have to do Pre-Law Education, then sit for an admission test (LSAT), proceed to law school and then sit for the States Bar Exam. The said process must be followed to the letter to ensure quality and maintenance of standards. After completion of the course one must apply to be registered to practice law. New York has some of the most prestigious universities in the world producing top class attorneys. According to a recent study by the American Bar Association it is estimated that New York has over 163, 000 attorneys. Being a large city New York attracts all manner of people and transactions offering attorneys opportunities to practice in different fields such as criminal and commercial transactions. New York City state has a unified court system that offers employment either directly or indirectly to attorneys. After graduating some attorneys prefer private practice while others practice in the judiciary as judges and prosecutors.
Some attorneys prefer to specialize in a particular field while others practice generally without specialization. One has to apply and fill the Legal Specialty Certificate which is offered by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification who will then give a certificate to practice in the various fields such as civil, family and criminal law. Unlike other jurisdictions New York has set up standards that an attorney must achieve in order to qualify for a continuous in certification. In the first two years the newly admitted attorneys must finish 32 credits, 3 hours in professional ethics, six hours in skill and seven hours in professional practice and practice management.
Ross Abelow is one of the renowned New York attorneys who have satisfied all the above requirements. Other than practicing law, he is fully engage in charity work. Currently, he has a Go Fund Me campaign that seeks to raise money for stray dogs. The money is to go to charities that offer care to these street animals.
Ross’ campaign, whose launch was in January, will certainly help the poor animals by providing them with shelter, food and blankets. Ross shows that it is not enough to have all the qualifications for being an attorney for one to make a difference in the world. Engaging in additional activities like charity work makes a bigger difference.
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