Peter A. Lennon, Esquire
Personal Experience & Biography
Peter A. Lennon is an attorney and forensic accountant who has specialized in high stakes, complex Whistleblower and Class Action litigation for over 25 years. Pete has applied his expertise in law, accounting, auditing and finance to represent whistleblowers and defrauded plaintiffs in numerous high-profile complex cases involving fraud under the federal and state securities and tax laws. Some of Pete’s cases involving accounting irregularities, auditing scandals and disclosure violations pitted him against some of the nation’s largest public companies including: Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Bank of America – Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Bear Sterns, Xerox Corporation, Tyco Corporation, Nortel Networks, Microstrategy Incorporated, Cendant, Informix (including Informix Software Europe), Waste Management, and 3COM.
Pete has also been involved in some of YLG’s numerous successful IRS Whistleblower cases before the IRS Whistleblower Office, including cases involving FATCA Disclosure Requirements for high-net worth US citizens with foreign accounts, international transfer pricing, the use of principle company structures in Switzerland, offshore foreign trusts, and various other tax law violations in the US and abroad.
Due to his specialized expertise in both law, accounting, and auditing, Pete has been engaged by government regulators in both the United States and Europe, including: high-profile cases of public importance involving governance and compliance failures for the Division of Enforcement and AML at the Central Bank of Ireland in Dublin; cases related to the LIBOR scandal for the Division of Enforcement at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in London; and cases involving the investigation and analysis of auditor liability issues and Director & Officer liability issues related to failed banks during the Financial Crisis for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in Washington, D.C.