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Jason Zuckerman named to “Top Lawyers in America” list by Best Lawyers

Zuckerman Law founder Jason Zuckerman was named to the prestigious “Top Lawyers in America” list for 2020 by Best Lawyers in the field of Labor and Employment.

Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected guide to the legal profession, released the 2020 Edition of Washington D.C.’s Best Lawyers today. Lawyers named to the “Top Lawyers in America” list “were recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence in 146 practice areas,” according to Best Lawyers. The process begins when lawyers are nominated for consideration. They are divided by geographic region and practice area, and are evaluated by their peers on the basis of professional expertise. Those who receive high peer reviews undergo an additional verification process before they are named to the list.

Described by the National Law Journal as a “leading whistleblower attorney,” Zuckerman litigates whistleblower retaliationwhistleblower rewards, wrongful discharge, and other employment-related claims.  His practice focuses on representing senior executives and senior professionals in high-stakes whistleblower retaliation cases, including SOX claims, and representing whistleblowers before the SECCFTC and IRS.

Zuckerman’s broad experience includes practicing employment law at a national law firm and serving as Senior Legal Advisor to the Special Counsel at the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, the federal agency charged with protecting whistleblowers in the federal government. In 2012, the Secretary of Labor appointed Zuckerman to serve on the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee, which makes recommendations to the Secretary of Labor to improve OSHA’s enforcement of federal whistleblower protection laws.

Eric Bachman litigates employment discrimination and whistleblower retaliation cases. He can be reached at (202) 769-1681 and Bachman is Chair of the discrimination and retaliation Practices at Zuckerman Law. Previously, Bachman served as Special Litigation Counsel with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, and a Deputy Special Counsel with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel.