The Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) paid $5.6 million to resolve whistleblower claims made by Shahiq Khwaja, who experienced retaliation for his reporting. Learn More.
Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto successfully represented Marvin Hobby from the hearing phase through the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit against Georgia Power Company’s aggressive appeal. Mr. Hobby won the largest damage award ever obtained under the federal environment and nuclear whistleblower laws. The court ordered reinstatement, damages, costs and fees totaling over $5 million.
Won reinstatement for the country’s highest-ranking nuclear whistleblower in U.S. history, forcing the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to issue “Level 1″ violations [the highest violation level recognized under law] against utility executives who fired whistleblowers.