Founded in 1988, top whistleblower law firm Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto has won numerous landmark decisions for whistleblowers and the largest financial rewards in history. The whistleblower lawyers at Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto helped write key whistleblower protections into the Dodd-Frank Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act, among other laws.
The firm’s whistleblower lawyers won the largest award ever give to an individual whistleblower, the two highest awards under the IRS tax fraud program, among the top three highest awards in the SEC whistleblower program, and among the top judgements ever obtained in a False Claims Act qui tam case. Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto works with its clients to protect the public and save taxpayers billions of dollars.
Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto’s whistleblower lawyers have been in the forefront of developing rights for international whistleblowers, filing the largest money laundering case in history, and representing clients throughout the world, including Switzerland, Greece, South Korea, Germany, Russia, and the United Kingdom. The whistleblowers they represent have reported bribery in Africa, commodity frauds in South America, and money laundering in Russia. Based on their expertise the firm’s whistleblower lawyers have been invited to testify before the European Parliament, met with top government officials and conduct trainings in numerous countries including Israel, Czech Republic, Kenya, Peru, Montenegro, Thailand, and South Korea.
Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP is recognized as one of the top plaintiffs’ law firms in the United States. It is one of the oldest and most effective whistleblower advocacy law firms in the world. In 2015, the National Law Journal (NLJ) chose Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto as America’s Elite Employment Trial Lawyers Finalist and named partner Stephen M. Kohn as a “White Collar Crime Trailblazer.” In 2014, Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto was one of only fifty law firms in the United States to obtain the distinction as “America’s Elite Trial Lawyers.” Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto was the only exclusively whistleblower rights law firm to be named by the NLJ as one of America’s top law firms. In 2013, Bloomberg-TV featured Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto as one of the leading whistleblower law firms in the United States. Additionally, for over twenty years Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto has consistently obtained the highest peer review rating, AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell, and is regularly recognized by Super Lawyers® (2007-2019), and by the Washingtonian’s “Best Lawyers” (2007, 2009, 2011-2014). In July 2003, Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto was listed in the National Law Journal’s “Plaintiffs’Hot List” as a “go-to team for when the going gets tough.”