Whistle(blowing) While You Work: How to Manage When the Fairytale Ends

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Event Overview

For this month's installment of DHG's Issues in Focus webinar series, Bill Walter will be joined by Arnold & Porter's Tirzah Lollar and Kathleen Cooperstein for a discussion on strategies, tactics and best practices when facing whistleblowers and internal investigations. The panel will discuss the importance of having an effective corporate compliance program, as well as strategies for protecting your company from vulnerability resulting from whistleblowers. Specific topics will include:

  • How to design a program to promote internal reporting when there is a problem
  • Strategies for showing a whistleblower that the company takes the complaint seriously while maintaining privileges
  • Whistleblower provisions that impact government contractors
  • What to do (and NOT to do) once you have identified a whistleblower employee
  • Dealing with whistleblowers during active litigation


Bill Walter, Dixon Hughes Goodman

Tirzah Lollar, Arnold & Porter

Kathleen Cooperstein, Arnold & Porter

Please note CPE is not offered for this webinar.

CLE:Up to 1 hour provided by Arnold & Porter for Virginia and can apply for other states upon request.

For questions or for more information, please contact the Government Contracting group at govcon@dhg.com.

This webinar is part of the Issues in Focus Webinar Series which delves into current issues facing the industry. Please check back closer to the dates listed for more information regarding the topics and registration process.

About the Dixon Hughes Goodman Government Contracting Service Group: Our Government Contracting Services Group is active in government contracting associations, keeps up to date with the effects of policies on the local and national levels and provides proactive advice to our clients. In addition, we actively monitor the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) agenda, as well as changes to the Small Business Administration (SBA).