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Richard R. Renner is a Partner with Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch, P.C., in Washington, DC, where he practices employment law. He founded Tate & Renner in Dover, Ohio. Mr. Renner was lead appellate counsel for the Plaintiff-Appellant in Wallace v. Tesoro Corp., 796 F.3d 468 (5th Cir. 2015) (reinstating whistleblower claims under SOX). He was the lead author or co-author of successful amicus briefs in Foster v. Univ. of Md.-Eastern Shore, 787 F.3d 243 (4th Cir 2015) (Nassar does not affect the methods of proving causation) and Lawson v. FMR LLC, 134 S. Ct. 1158 (2014) (SOX covers the employees of contractors). Mr. Renner, together with Lindsey Williams, was featured in the December 2, 2015 New York Times article, “Whistle-Blower Group Found Itself Target of Labor Complaint.” The story broke the news about a settlement with the National Whistleblowers Center (NWC) regarding 2012 terminations following union organizing activities. He and Lindsey issued a press release and launched a Coworker.org petition drive against gag clauses that now has over 5,000 signers. Mr. Renner enjoys Body Pump, unicycling, and being a Big Brother for Big Brothers/Big Sisters.