Bloomberg Law
Aug. 13, 2020, 9:39 PMUpdated: Aug. 13, 2020, 11:40 PM

DOL’s Top Oracle Attorney Names Scalia in Whistleblower Case (1)

Paige Smith
Paige Smith

The Labor Department’s top lawyer on a contentious lawsuit with Oracle Corp. filed a whistleblower complaint claiming she was punished for opposing Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia‘s attempted intervention in the case.

Janet Herold, a Los Angeles-based regional solicitor for the department, filed the formal complaint with the Office of Special Counsel on Aug. 7, in response to her involuntary move to lead the DOL’s occupational safety agency office in Chicago.

Herold claims Scalia ordered the reassignment in retaliation for her objections.

Herold has been the lead attorney on the Oracle litigation since it was filed by the Labor Department ...

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