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What is the Whistleblower Protection Act?

Explanation of rules and regulations from a respected Houston law firm

Created in 1989, the Whistleblower Protection Act protects whistleblowers that work for the government and take action to stop corrupt government practices or illegal conduct, according to attorneys at Brewer & Pritchard of Houston. This federal law primarily protects government employees from disciplinary action for exposing criminal government activity, including kickbacks, corruption and fraud.

The Office of the Special Counsel, a federal agency, primarily handles investigations involving violations of the Whistleblower Protection Act. Even so, it's important to have an attorney working exclusively for you if you decide to pursue legal action against the government for violating the Whistleblower Protection Act. That's because government fraud whistleblowers sometimes face harassment, disciplinary action or are wrongfully terminated for speaking out.

Put your trust in a Whistleblower Protection Act lawyer who puts your needs first

Such reprisals for doing the right thing are unacceptable. That's one of the reasons why we work so hard for clients throughout the country. When you contact us, we will provide you with personal attention you deserve and take the time to learn about your case. We don't take a one-size-fits-all approach toward Whistleblower Protection Act cases. We tailor our strategy to address your specific legal needs.

Our detailed approach for Whistleblower Protection Act cases often includes:

  • Carefully gathering evidence
  • Researching all applicable laws
  • Reviewing any official reports
  • Consulting with experts

Don't take chances with your whistleblower case. Hold people and institutions responsible for their actions. Contact us. We respect our clients' privacy and understand the sensitive nature of such cases. Call 800-445-8710 or fill out our online inquiry form and schedule an appointment.