JPMorgan Pushes To Toss Whistleblower Suit

Law360, New York (October 09, 2013, 7:53 PM ET) -- JPMorgan Chase & Co. asked a federal judge Wednesday to toss a lawsuit brought by an ex-executive who claims the bank fired her for flagging possible fraud, saying the employee was terminated due to poor job performance.

Claims that former wealth management banker Jennifer Sharkey was fired after noting possible client fraud do not stand up to scrutiny, a lawyer for the bank told U.S. District Judge Robert W. Sweet at oral arguments.

“She was an underperformer,” Michael D. Schissel of Arnold & Porter LLP said....
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Case Title

Sharkey v. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. et al


Case Number

1:10-cv-03824

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New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

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Robert W. Sweet

Date Filed

May 10, 2010

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