Protecting Whistleblowers from Retaliation: Using a Corporation or Partnership as the Whistleblower

Partnerships and LLCs, are they the magic bullet to help protect whistleblower confidentiality? In this video I discuss the benefits and limitations of whistleblowers using a corporate entity (like an LLC) or a partnership (LLP) to protect themselves from whistleblower retaliation. In short, using an LLC or LLP can be helpful, but: (1) only in specific limited situations; (2) there are risks that come with using a partnership or a corporate form while you are blowing the whistle; and (3) you cannot guarantee anonymity.   

The Financial Side of a Whistleblower Federal or State Case

The finances of a whistleblower case.  There are two important parts to this.  One, when a case is settling, how is the settlement amount calculated?  Two, once the settlement has happened, how much of that money does the whistleblower get?