Described by the National Law Journal as a “leading whistleblower attorney,” Jason Zuckerman litigates whistleblower retaliation, whistleblower 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 retaliation claims, and representing whistleblowers before the SEC, CFTC and IRS.
Zuckerman’s broad experience includes 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 DOL’s Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee to make recommendations to improve OSHA’s enforcement of federal whistleblower protection laws.
In matters in which Zuckerman Law obtained SEC whistleblower awards for its clients, the public orders announcing the awards note the “significant assistance” provided to SEC staff that enabled the SEC to conserve resources and act promptly. Whistleblower tips filed by Zuckerman Law have enabled the SEC to halt fraudulent investment schemes worth more than $1 billion.
Zuckerman chairs a Taxpayers Against Fraud standing committee focused on strengthening the SEC and CFTC whistleblower programs and performs significant pro bono work to assist the legislative and regulatory initiatives of a coalition of whistleblower advocacy organizations.
More Legal and Business Bylines From Jason Zuckerman
- Financial Incentives for Sanctions Evasion Whistleblowers Supercharge Sanctions Enforcement and Strengthen National Security - (Posted On Monday, December 04, 2023)
- What is the Impact of a Whistleblower’s Job Duties on Whistleblower Reward Eligibility? [Video] - (Posted On Friday, December 01, 2023)
- False Claims Act Retaliation Decision Calls into Question Heightened Notice Standard for Fraud Alert Employees - (Posted On Tuesday, November 07, 2023)
- CFTC Whistleblower Program’s FY23 Report to Congress Reveals Continued Success of the Program in Protecting Markets and Customers - (Posted On Tuesday, October 31, 2023)
- SEC Charges Against SolarWinds Signal Resolute Cybersecurity Enforcement and May Spur Surge in Cybersecurity Whistleblowing to SEC - (Posted On Tuesday, October 31, 2023)
- How to Report Swaps Manipulation or Swaps Reporting Violations and Qualify for a CFTC Whistleblower Award - (Posted On Monday, October 23, 2023)
- Strengthened Enforcement of Sanctions Evasion Enhances Incentives for Sanctions Whistleblowers - (Posted On Tuesday, September 19, 2023)
- 5 Things Whistleblowers Should Know About Reporting Accounting Fraud to the SEC - (Posted On Friday, February 17, 2023)
- FCPA and Anti-Money Laundering Whistleblowers Can Play a Vital Role in Combatting the Corruption Identified in Transparency International’s 2022 Corruption Report - (Posted On Wednesday, February 01, 2023)
- Wall Street Layoffs Could Spur Increase in Whistleblower Tips and Help the SEC Combat Market Manipulation Schemes - (Posted On Wednesday, January 18, 2023)
Jason Zuckerman of Zuckerman Law has been named a 2022 Go-To Thought Leader by the National Law Review. Mr. Zuckerman has provided extensive insights into whistleblower law throughout the year, in particular authoring widely-read thought leadership on the topic of the False Claims Act, as well as coverage of the SEC’s efforts to combat fraud and protect investors. These articles demonstrate the high quality of Mr. Zuckerman’s writing and the timeliness of his insights for the industry.
Jason Zuckerman was named a 2019 National Law Review Go-To Thought Leader for his excellent analysis on whistleblower defense and Dodd-Frank non-retaliation legislation, as well as whistleblower programs at various government agencies. His work is thorough and National Law Review readers consistently gain a comprehensive understanding of this area of law through both articles and videos, all unpacking real world examples across the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and coverage of other federal whistleblower legislation.