On January 6, 2017, the SEC announced the first whistleblower award this year. The award of approximately $5.5 million, comes almost exactly a month after the SEC issued two awards totaling over $4.4 million.
Yonatan (Yoni) Grossman-Boder is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department. Yoni assists clients in a wide range of labor and employment law matters, including litigations, administrative proceedings, arbitrations, internal investigations, labor-management relations and claims of employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination. He frequently represents clients across a variety of industries and sectors, including educational institutions, financial services, media and entertainment companies, health services and professional services.
Yoni clerked for the Honorable Richard M. Gergel of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. While attending Duke University School of Law, Yoni served as the publication and lead articles editor of Law and Contemporary Problems.
Prior to coming to Proskauer, Yoni served as a legal intern at the New York Human Resources Administration Employment Law Unit. As a legal intern, he worked on a variety of employment matters, including employment discrimination investigations and litigation. While a summer associate at Proskauer, Yoni co-authored an article on retiree health care benefits under ERISA titled "Understanding M&G Polymers v. Tackett," published by Benefits Magazine in April 2015.