DOL Nixes Ex-Sprint Atty's Sarbanes-Oxley Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (August 31, 2012, 6:33 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Labor's administrative review board has dismissed two Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower complaints against Sprint Nextel Corp. brought by a former in-house lawyer, according to a decision released Friday, saying he can pursue the allegations when he brings a related complaint in federal court.

The review board’s ruling, made Aug. 6 but released Friday, shifts the fight over whether Sprint retaliated against attorney Jack R.T. Jordan for his opposition to an executive’s ethics waiver to federal court, where Jordan has pledged to pursue his...
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