Stuart P. Slotnick, managing shareholder of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's New York office and vice chair of the firm's Business Litigation and Trial Practice group, was quoted in an October 8, 2010, article published by Law360. As explained in the article, titled "4 Keys To Handling Whistleblower Claims," "With the financial reform bill's new economic incentive for whistleblowers, properly advising a client on how to deal with an informant has become one of the most valuable services a lawyer can provide, experts say … As companies struggle to deal with this new landscape, lawyers share their best tips with Law360 on how to advise a client facing such a claim."

Slotnick weighed in one of the tips in the list, "Don't Retaliate." As explained, "It's basic, yet lawyers said clients need to be reminded of the most important aspect of dealing with a whistleblower: Don't fire them."

According to Slotnick, once a whistleblower emerges, "they should not be exposed to hypersupervision or new managerial criticism. A corporate defendant should ensure that a whistleblower is not terminated as a retaliatory measure."