Matthew LaGarde

matthew-lagardeMatthew LaGarde is an associate with the whistleblower and employment law firm Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP, in Washington, D.C., where he focuses his practice on civil rights and employment issues. He earned his law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law. Matthew can be reached at


Reflecting Pressure on Companies to Address Cybersecurity Deficiencies Yahoo recently agreed to pay the Securities and Exchange Commission $35 million to resolve claims that the company misled investors by failing to disclose a massive cybersecurity breach.  Cybersecurity whistleblowers should feel empowered by this news, which follows other efforts by the SEC to crack down on nondisclosures like these, including through the publication of...

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Evidence of Widespread Consumer Finance Violations Mounts On July 21, 2017, OSHA determined that Wells Fargo had unlawfully retaliated against a former branch manager who reported her colleagues for fraudulently opening customer accounts. The announcement marks the most recent in a series of negative repercussions following the bombshell CFPB announcement in September 2016 that it was fining Wells Fargo $185 million for secretly opening unauthorized...

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