Gregory Keating is chair of Choate's Labor Employment & Benefits and Whistleblower Defense Groups. He was nominated to serve as a management representative on the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee in 2012 by US Senators Michael Enzi and Johnny Isakson and was later appointed by Hilda Solis, U.S. Secretary of Labor. In 2014, current U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez re-appointed Mr. Keating to serve another two-year term. In spring 2014, he testified before the U.S. Senate at a hearing on whistleblower protections. Mr. Keating is recognized as a national authority in the area of whistleblowing and retaliation. He litigates and investigates a wide range of whistleblower cases and has extensive experience handling matters arising under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Dodd-Frank Act, the False Claims Act and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.