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Whistleblower and Retaliation Claims Compliance, Risk and Prevention [VIDEO]

Whistleblower and Retaliation claims continue to rise and general counsel of companies large and small are increasingly budgeting for the prevention and defense of these claims.  The multitude of regulations governing industries including pharma, life sciences healthcare, insurance and financial services, present employees with numerous opportunities, sometimes even incentives, to threaten and file whistleblower and retaliation claims.  Launch the brief video below to hear how employers can achieve a culture of compliance to minimize risk.

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About this Author

Thomas Barton, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Philadelphia, Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney

Tom Barton is a partner and co-chair of the firm's national Labor & Employment Practice Group. For the last 25 years, Tom has represented employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including employment discrimination and wrongful termination litigation, preventive advice and counseling, manager and employee training and internal employee investigations and audits.

Tom represents a broad range of clients including Fortune 500 employers in the retail and services, financial services, insurance, pharmaceutical, health care,...

Lynne Anne Anderson, Drinker Biddle, Lawyer, Employment Litigation

Lynne Anne Anderson is a practiced jury and bench trial lawyer who handles a wide range of employment litigation, including whistleblower cases, restrictive covenant disputes and wage and hour class/collective actions. Her litigation background gives her the insights necessary to effectively counsel clients who are dealing with frontline employee issues to effectuate a win-win resolution of workplace disputes, and to implement policies and protocols to limit litigation. Lynne is Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment Group's Fair Pay Act Obligations Team.

Whether providing strategic counseling on reductions in force, or drafting employment contracts and personnel policies, Lynne approaches each situation with sensitivity to the impact to the individuals involved, and on the business operations. Clients trust Lynne implicitly to counsel them through the ever-growing maze of labor and employment laws, and to tenaciously represent their interests in the event of litigation.

Lynne is admitted to practice in the state of New Jersey. 

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York


  • Academy of New Jersey Management Attorneys (ANJMA)
  • American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section
  • American Employment Law Council
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Diversity Law Institute
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Senior Fellow
  • Morris County Bar Association, Employment & Labor Committee
  • National Association of Women Lawyers (Past Planning Committee member)
  • New Jersey CFO Leadership Council Steering Committee – New Jersey Chapter
  • New Jersey Law & Education Empowerment Project (NJ LEEP), Board of Directors, Chair
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Employment and Labor Section
  • New Jersey State Bar Foundation, Co-sponsorship Oversight Committee (2011-2017)
  • New Jersey Women Lawyers Association (Past President and Executive Committee)
  • Trial Law Institute