Protecting Whistleblowers Wisconsin
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If you wish to report fraud that your company is committing against the government — or any other way it is breaking the law — the experienced qui tam lawyers at Cross Law Firm, S.C., can help.

The False Claims Act cases guards individuals who blow the whistle on their company's misconduct with government funds. At Cross Law Firm, S.C., our knowledgeable lawyers know what steps to take in order to see that you are protected and that you receive your fair share of any award the government obtains.

Employees and other individuals may be able to file a claim on behalf of the government when they have knowledge of fraudulent behavior related to government contracts such as:

  • Whistleblower Claims FAQ
  • IRS Whistleblower Actions
  • False Claims Act
  • Health Care Fraud Whistleblower Actions
  • SEC Whistleblower Actions

Whistleblowing and qui tam cases are very complex. Preparing and pursuing these cases requires knowledge that can only be acquired by years of experience. Cross Law Firm founder, Nola J. Hitchcock Cross, has been representing individuals in whistleblowing cases for more than 40 years and has become a trailblazer in the field. She has obtained some of the largest whistleblowing recoveries in the country.

Call 414-224-0000 today to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Nola J. Hitchcock Cross

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Jurisdictions:

  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit

Education:

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J. D.
    • cum laude
    • Honors: Law School Service Award
  • Washington State University, Edward R. Murrow School of Journalism, Pullman, Washington
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Mass Communications
  • Merton College, Oxford University, BNA Comparative Industrial Relations Symposium, Oxford, England - 1983
  • Harvard University, Non-Matriculated Courses in International Banking and FInance, Spanish and Latin American Politics and Government
    • Non-Matriculated Courses

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Sections , Member
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association, Labor & Employment Sections, Member, Chairperson (Two Separate Terms) & Three- Term Board Member
  • Milwaukee Bar Association, Labor Law Section, Co-Chair
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member
  • Industrial Relations Research Association, Member
  • National Whistleblowers Association, Member and Attorney Referral Panel
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), Member and Attorney Referral Panel
  • Wisconsin Employment Lawyers Association (WELA), Member and Attorney Referral Panel

Attorney William Wetzel

Bar Admissions:

  • Wisconsin

Education:

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J. D.
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Economics

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Wisconsin Employment Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Waukesha County Bar Association (Member)
  • Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association (Member)

Attorney Mary Flanner

Bar Admissions:

  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education:

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin, 1987
    • J.D.
    • cum laude
    • Law Review: Wisconsin Law Review, Articles Editor
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • B.A.
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Anthropology

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Health Law Section
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Labor & Employment Law Section
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Litigation Section
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Elder Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section, Health Law Section
  • Wisconsin Employment Lawyers Association
  • Waukesha Bar Association, Litigation, Probate & Estate Planning
  • Association for Women Lawyers
  • NELA - National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Co-Presenter, Issue Spotting and Avoiding Pitfalls on Wage & Hours Laws, Wisconsin State Bar, 2014 - Present

Attorney Ben Hitchcock Cross

Bar Admissions:

  • Wisconsin

Education:

  • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • St. John's College, Santa Fe, New Mexico
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    • Math
    • Languages
    • Philosophy

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • National Lawyers Guild, Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Member
  • LifeWays Early Childhood Center, Board Member

Attorney Paul Schinner

Bar Admissions:

  • Wisconsin

Education:

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin, 2016
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Dean’s Academic Achievement Award (Dean’s list 4/6 semesters)
    • Honors: Pro Bono Society
    • Honors: Environmental Law Scholarship
    • Law Review: Wisconsin Law Review
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • History and Psychology

Attorney Scott Small

Bar Admissions:

  • Wisconsin

Education:

  • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: CALI Award (Highest grade in class): Labor Law
    • Honors: Federal Income Tax, Trial Advocacy, Arbitration
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
    • Honors: Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity, Student Senate, “Blu the Blugold” Mascot Performer
    • Political Science

Office Locations

Chicago Office
111 East Wacker
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60601
Milwaukee Office
Lawyers' Building
845 North 11th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Waukesha Office
505 Arcadian Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186

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