White House whistleblower Linda Tripp successfully challenged the Department of Defense when it illegally released confidential information from her security clearance file. The illegally released file was an act of retaliation for her role in presidential impeachment proceedings. The DOD Office of Inspector General found the leak of information to be illegal. In defense of her Constitutional Rights, Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto obtained a settlement in her Privacy Act lawsuit with the Federal Government for $595,000 that included a retroactive promotion and retroactive pay at a higher salary. There has been extensive news coverage of the case by CNN,USA Today and Time.
“I couldn’t have navigated the shark invested waters whistleblower face without the passion, dedication, determination, and brilliance of my incredible attorneys.”
Linda Tripp, National Whistleblower Day, July 30, 2018
“Most law firms it really is all about billable hours. For these guys its all about the justice.”
“The three co-founders of the National Whistleblower Center, these are important names, Stephen Kohn, Michael Kohn, and David Colapinto, thank you so much for all that you do, they broke the mold with these visionaries and we are all better for it.”
Linda Tripp, National Whistleblower Day (2018)
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