If you want to report fraud or illegalities, seek legal advice, or seek an attorney referral, please use the “Confidential Report Form” in order to ensure that information you provide is kept confidential to the fullest extent of the law. You may also use “Request Information” form.

If you use other means to communicate to the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) and the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund (“NWLDEF”) in order to report wrongdoing, seek legal advice, or request an attorney referral, please place the following statement on any such communication: “CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION.” In other words, please state you desire to keep that information confidential.

The NWLDEF, in accordance with the District of Columbia Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 1.6(9), the NWLDEF, including attorneys and professional staff shall maintain the strict confidentiality of all requests for legal assistance to the maximum extent permitted by law.