Whistleblowing DVI Lawyer Wins SOX Case

Law360, New York (March 4, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Labor has sided with a lawyer who blew the whistle on a now-bankrupt medical equipment financing company's alleged securities fraud, in a case her attorneys tout as the first Sarbanes-Oxley Act victory to survive an administrative appeal.

On Friday, the DOL's Administrative Review Board affirmed an administrative law judge's opinion in favor of the fired assistant general counsel for DVI Financial Services Inc.

The lawyer, Sheila Kalkunte, had filed a complaint with the DOL alleging SOX liability against both DVI, which is...
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