Zuckerman Law represents whistleblowers nationwide in whistleblower rewards and whistleblower retaliation matters, and litigates employment-related disputes on behalf of employees in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.
An experienced SEC whistleblower attorney can maximize the likelihood of recovering an SEC whistleblower award. Under the SEC Whistleblower Program, the SEC is authorized to pay awards for original information about any violation of the federal securities laws, including:
- Accounting fraud;
- Investment and securities fraud;
- Insider trading;
- Foreign bribery and other FCPA violations;
- EB-5 investment fraud;
- Manipulation of a security’s price or volume;
- Fraudulent securities offerings and Ponzi schemes;
- Hedge fund fraud;
- Unregistered securities offerings;
- Investment adviser fraud;
- Broker-dealer anti-money laundering program violations;
- False or misleading statements about a company or investment;
- Inadequate internal controls;
- Deceptive non-GAAP financial measures; and
- Violations of auditor independence rules.
If you have information you would like to report to the SEC, contact an experienced SEC whistleblower attorney at Zuckerman Law for a free, confidential consultation by calling 202-262-8959.
Leading whistleblower firm Zuckerman Law represents whistleblowers nationwide under a wide range of whistleblower protection laws, including claims brought under the following whistleblower protection statutes:
Sarbanes-Oxley Act (protecting whistleblower disclosures about violations of the SEC rules and regulations; violations of federal laws related to fraud against shareholders; or mail, wire, bank or securities fraud). Download our free ebook, Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protection: Robust Protection for Corporate Whistleblowers
Whistleblower Protection Act (protecting whistleblowers in the federal government).
False Claims Act and NDAA (protecting whistleblowers working for federal contractors).
Energy Reorganization Act (protecting disclosures about nuclear safety or violations of Nuclear Regulatory Commission rules).
Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (protecting disclosures about aviation safety).
Surface Transportation Assistance Act (protecting whistleblower disclosures in the trucking industry about commercial motor vehicle safety ).
Consumer Financial Protection Act (protecting disclosures concerning consumer financial protection)
Federal Railroad Safety Act (protecting disclosures about rail safety and security).
National Transit Systems Security Act (protecting transit employees from retaliation for disclosing a hazardous safety or security condition).
Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (protecting disclosures about consumer product safety).
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) (protecting disclosures about food safety)
Whistleblowers that have suffered retaliation in violation of whistleblower protection policies in corporate codes of ethics.
U.S. News and Best Lawyers® have named Zuckerman Law a Tier 1 firm in Litigation – Labor and Employment in the Washington DC metropolitan area in the 2018 edition “Best Law Firms.” In 2017, Washingtonian magazine named two of our attorneys top whistleblower lawyers.
SOX Whistleblower Attorney’s Guide to SOX Whistleblower Protection Law
On the fifteenth anniversary of SOX, leading whistleblower law firm Zuckerman Law released a free guide to the SOX whistleblower protection law: “Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protection: Robust Protection for Corporate Whistleblowers.” The guide summarizes SOX whistleblower protections and offers concrete tips for corporate whistleblowers based on lessons learned during years of litigating SOX whistleblower cases.
The goal of the guide is to arm corporate whistleblowers with the knowledge to effectively combat whistleblower retaliation, avoid the pitfalls that can weaken a SOX whistleblower case, and formulate an effective strategy to obtain the maximum recovery.Sarbanes-Oxley-Whistleblower-Protection-Robust-Protection-for-Corporate-Whistleblowers