A unanimous federal jury in San Francisco found that Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. illegally fired its former General Counsel in retaliation for blowing the whistle on what he reasonably believed were violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The jury awarded Wadler $2.96 million in back pay (which is doubled under the Dodd-Frank Act for a total of $5.92 million) and an additional $5 million in punitive damages.
Attached to this post are PDF versions of news articles written about our win.
Read The Recorder's article by David Ruiz here.
Read The National Law Review's article by Jason Zuckerman here.
Read Courthouse News Service's article by Nicholas Iovino here.
Wadler was represented by James M. Wagstaffe, Michael von Loewenfeldt, Ivo Labar, Kevin Clune, and Ken Nabity of Kerr & Wagstaffe LLP.
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