Dana N. Berber

Associate

Dana Berber is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department. She assists clients in a wide range of labor and employment law matters, including litigations, arbitrations, employment discrimination, labor-management relations and internal investigations.

At Cardozo School of Law, Dana served as an Associate Editor of the Cardozo Law Review and as a Teaching Assistant for the Cardozo Lawyering and Legal Writing Center. She also participated in the Alexander Fellows Program, completing a junior clerkship for the Honorable Jack B. Weinstein of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

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The Northern District of New York Applies the “Reasonable Belief” Standard

On May 11, 2017, the Northern District of New York applied the Second Circuit’s standard for evaluating a Dodd-Frank retaliation claim in response to a motion to dismiss under F.R.C.P. Rule 12(b)(6).  The court denied the employer’s motion to dismiss unlawful retaliation claims brought by a former employee under Dodd-Frank, finding that the whistleblower had … Continue Reading

SEC Issues Another Whistleblower Bounty Award

On May 2, 2017, the Securities and Exchanges Commission issued a Dodd-Frank whistleblower award of more than $500,000 to an unidentified company employee.  According to the SEC, the individual reported information that prompted an SEC investigation and resulted enforcement action by the agency.  Jane Norberg, Chief of the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower stated that … Continue Reading
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