Working with Zuckerman Law FAQs
Zuckerman Law is privileged to represent whistleblowers nationwide. We pride ourselves on close collaboration with our clients and endeavoring to surpass our clients’ expectations. See testimonials from our clients.
Our approach to collaborating with our clients
- The firm’s success is the result of close collaboration with our clients to achieve their objectives.
- The client is always in control of the prosecution of their claim and we provide advice to enable the client to make informed decisions.
- We apply a laser-sharp focus to the client’s objectives and work diligently to achieve those objectives.
- We avoid surprises by providing timely updates about any new developments in a matter and continually advising our clients about the next step in the litigation process.
- We sincerely consider ourselves privileged to work with our clients and are typically sad at the end of a client engagement because we have enjoyed getting to know and work with the client.
Common questions from our clients include:
- Can I get a reward for blowing the whistle to the SEC?
- What is the process for seeking an SEC whistleblower award?
- How can we help you obtain an SEC whistleblower award?
- How does the Sarbanes-Oxley Act protect whistleblowers?
- What federal laws protect whistleblowers?
- How Can a Whistleblower Get an Award from the SEC Whistleblower Program?
- How do I choose the best whistleblower law firm?
- What is a False Claims Act/qui tam whistleblower award?
- How does Zuckerman Law work with clients?
- How does Zuckerman Law evaluate whistleblower claims?
- What damages can a whistleblower recover under SOX?
- What should I bring to an initial meeting with my lawyer?
- What challenges do whistleblowers face when they retain you?
- How long will my case last?
- What whistleblower damages or remedies can a whistleblower obtain in a retaliation case?
- Am I permitted to make secret recordings at work to use in a whistleblower case?
- Can I use confidential documents from my job to prove a whistleblower retaliation case?
- Can I use confidential documents from my job to prove a whistleblower reward or bounty case?
- How should I explain my termination to a prospective employer?
- How do I choose whether to bring a whistleblower claim under federal or state law?
- How should I prepare for an interview with the SEC or DOL?
- Is my non-competition agreement with my former employer enforceable?
- What do employers typically demand in the settlement of an employment case?
Whistleblower Retaliation Lawyers
Our experienced whistleblower retaliation lawyers have substantial experience litigation whistleblower retaliation cases nationwide, including claims under the Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protection law. To schedule a confidential consultation, call us at 202-262-8959 or send us a message.
Described by the National Law Journal as a “leading whistleblower attorney,” founding Principal Jason Zuckerman has established precedent under a wide range of whistleblower protection laws and obtained substantial compensation for his clients and recoveries for the government in whistleblower rewards and whistleblower retaliation cases. Three of the cases he worked on are featured in Tom Mueller’s seminal book about whistleblowing Crisis of Conscience: Whistleblowing in an Age of Fraud and Dan Maldea’s Corruption in U.S. Higher Education: The Stories of Whistleblowers. The False Claims Act qui tam cases that Zuckerman has worked on in conjunction with other attorneys have resulted in recoveries in excess of $100 million, and he has secured settlements above $1 million in eight SOX whistleblower retaliation matters.
In 2019, the National Law Review awarded Zuckerman its “Go-To Thought Leadership Award” for his analysis of developments in whistleblower law, and Washingtonian magazine has named two of our attorneys to its list of Top Whistleblower Attorneys. 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 2020 edition “Best Law Firms.”whistleblower_lawyers_012017_infographic