Gregory Keating

Gregory Keating, chair of the Choate’s Labor Employment & Benefits and Whistleblower Defense Groups, handles whistleblower and employment litigation, investigates allegations of retaliation and wrongdoing in the workplace and advises employers on compliance and employment matters. He was nominated to serve as a management representative on the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee in 2012 by U.S. Senators Michael Enzi and Johnny Isakson and was later appointed by Hilda Solis, U.S. Secretary of Labor.  In 2014, current U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez reappointed Mr. Keating to serve another two-year term. In spring 2014, he testified before the U.S. Senate at a hearing on whistleblower protections.  Mr. Keating has been named America’s Leading Lawyers for Business by Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers.  In addition, he serves on the Board of Advisors to the National Employment Law Institute.

Mr. Keating, received a B.A. from Trinity College, and a J.D., cum laude, from Boston College Law School.

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The Critical Importance of Training Recent events clearly reflect the rising tide of liability risk companies face for retaliation against a whistleblower. Surprisingly, a survey just conducted by NAVEX Global reveals that many companies have not committed to compliance training.  Such training is critically important given recent regulatory and legislative developments, and the specific contours of a robust training program are examined...

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