Allison Lee - Of Counsel - Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto LLP

KKC Welcomes the Newest Member of Our Team: Former SEC Commissioner Allison Herren Lee

Lee’s commitment to protecting whistleblowers is exemplified by what she said as an SEC Commissioner:

“[Whistleblowers] display extraordinary bravery to expose fraud and wrongdoing, and to shine light in some very dark places. In doing so, they reinforce our fundamental values – that the rule of law matters, and no one is, or should be, above the law.”

Meet Our Founding Partners

The Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto whistleblower law firm is internationally recognized for being highly skilled and successful.

About Our Firm

The whistleblower law firm for aggressive, competent whistleblower representation.

Founded in 1988, top whistleblower law firm Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto has won numerous landmark decisions for whistleblowers and the largest financial rewards in history. The whistleblower lawyers at Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto helped write key whistleblower protections into the Dodd-Frank Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act, among other laws.

What Clients Are Saying About Our Whistleblower Lawyers

Harry "Hap" Barko

“When you’re in danger, you need someone you can trust, who isn’t afraid, and who knows how to fight. KKC always has my back.”

“Kohn, Kohn and Colapinto are bulldogs for whistleblowers.” 

Dr. Aaron Westrick, Qui Tam Whistleblower
Linda Tripp

“Most law firms it really is all about billable hours. For these guys its all about the justice…[They] fought tooth and nail for me.”

Linda Tripp, Bloomberg News
Bradley Birkenfeld - Largest Whistleblower Reward in History

“Thanks [KKC] from the bottom of my heart.  I think if you ever have a whistleblowing claim they are the folks to take care of it for you.” – National Whistleblower Day (2017)

Frederic Whitehurst

“In my world, courage is spelled “KKC”. They go up against the most powerful adversaries and win.”

“[Stephen Kohn] displayed a high level of competence, expertise, and diligence.”

Case Vault

We fought the toughest cases, received the largest qui tam rewards, and held the biggest fraudsters accountable on behalf of our clients.

Our team represented whistleblower Howard Wilkinson in largest money laundering scheme in history – $230 billion.

Bradley Birkenfeld - Largest Whistleblower Reward in History

“The only lawyer on my side was Steve Kohn. He was as smart as they come and feisty as a pit bull. Steve was convinced the government owed me a fat reward, and he was going to get it, or die trying.”

Top Whistleblower Law Firm - Kohn, Kohn, and Colapinto LLP

Globally Recognized

KKC is recognized as one of the top plaintiffs’ law firms in the United States.

In 2015, the National Law Journal (NLJ) named partner Stephen M. Kohn as a “White Collar Crime Trailblazer.” In 2014, we were one of only fifty law firms in the United States to obtain the distinction as “America’s Elite Trial Lawyers.” Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto was the only exclusively whistleblower law firm to be named by the NLJ as one of America’s top law firms. In July 2003, Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto was listed in the National Law Journal’s “Plaintiffs’Hot List” as a “go-to team for when the going gets tough.” Bloomberg-TV also featured us as one of the leading whistleblower law firms in the United States.

The founding partners at Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto has obtained the highest peer review ratings for competence and ethics by Martindale-Hubbell® – AV Preeminent® and are members of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

AV Preeminent

Awards & Recognition

We’re the only whistleblower law firm to receive the distinguished U.S. Top 50-Elite Plantiff’s Law Firms by the National Law Journal

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Legal Leaders - Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto LLP
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Super Lawyers - Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto LLP
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America's Most Honored Professionals - Top 1 Percent - Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto LLP
Top Whistleblower Law Firm

Our Impact & Results

The whistleblower law firm for aggressive, competent whistleblower representation.

Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto’s expertise in False Claims Act qui tam cases is unparalleled, earning the largest-ever award, $104 million for Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Tax Fraud whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld. KKC is at the forefront of crafting the laws for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to prevent Securities and Commodities Fraud and establishing rights for international whistleblowers.