The attorneys at Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto are the nation’s most experienced and successful advocates for whistleblowers.
The KKC partners have been in the forefront of fighting for monetary rewards for whistleblowers. In addition to winning the largest award ever granted an individual whistleblower in U.S. history, the partners have advocated before theSecurities and Exchange Commission, Congress, the Courts, the Internal Revenue Service and international organizations for expanding whistleblower rewards as the cornerstone for effective whistleblower protection.
Each of the partners at Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto has obtained the highest peer review ratings for competence and ethics by Martindale-Hubbell® – AV Preeminent® and are members of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP has been recognized as one of top plaintiffs law firms in the United States and it is one of the oldest and perhaps the 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 one of “America’s Elite Trial Lawyers.” Our firm was the only exclusively whistleblower rights law firm to be named by the NLJ as one of America’s top law firms. In 2013, Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto was featured on Bloomberg-TV [link to video] 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® (2007-2015), 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.”
Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto’s attorneys have strong international reputations and have made presentations to leading government officials and whistleblower organizations throughout the world, including such countries as Hungary, Bosnia, Serbia, Czech Republic, Israel and South Korea. The firm represents clients using the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other whistleblower laws from countries as diverse as Switzerland and Russia.
Our pro bono efforts on behalf of whistleblowers and the crucial role they play in a free society have earned us the respect of our legal peers. KKC attorneys founded the National Whistleblower Center and for 25 years, have provided testimony before the United States Congress in policy and legislative hearings.
Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto attorneys have authored and published numerous books and law journal articles on whistleblowing.
Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto represents most clients on a contingency fee basis. Under a contingency fee, the client does not have to pay any advance attorney fees, and the firm obtains its payment as a percentage of any judgment or settlement obtained. If the firm is not successful in obtaining a reward or monetary damages for the client, the client does not owe the firm anything. However, in some cases fees are charged, and the standard fee for our attorneys is posted here.