Kirk A. Swanson vs Battery Park City AuthorityFormer vice president of the Battery Park City Authority Kirk Swanson's federal whistle-blower lawsuit, claiming he was fired for exposing corruption in the awarding of contracts. The case's first court hearing was before Hon. J. Paul Oetken, U.S.D.J.
Swanson, a former VP and chief contracts officer at the state agency, alleges he “discovered that high-level BPCA employees were making false statements in an effort to bypass the BPCA’s contract approval process.”
Plaintiff's atty Jason L. Solotaroff standing, Atty for defendants Battery Park City Authority, et an., Christopher D'Angelo seated. This was the first time that the case was brought before the judge. The next court appearance is scheduled for December 2, 10:00 AM.