Zuckerman Law is a Washington, DC-based law firm that represents whistleblowers nationwide in whistleblower rewards and whistleblower retaliation matters and litigates discrimination claims on behalf of employees in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.
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Fighting for Your Rights in Employment and Whistleblower Retaliation Matters.
Protecting the Rights of Our Clients in Employment and Whistleblower Matters.
Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protection
Recently, a jury awarded six million dollars to a whistleblower in a Sarbanes-Oxley retaliation case. Under the Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, whistleblowers are protected for providing information about securities fraud, shareholder fraud, bank fraud, a violation of any SEC rule or regulation, mail fraud, or wire fraud. A prevailing whistleblower can recover
Lost Wages and Benefits
which includes emotional distress, impairment of reputation, personal humiliation, and other non-economic harm resulting from retaliation.
Contractor Fraud Whistleblower Protection
The qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act have enabled the federal government to recover more than $30 billion in contractor fraud based on whistleblower disclosures. Zuckerman Law represents whistleblower in qui tam action and in claims brought under the anti-retaliation provision of the False Claims Act, which protects whistleblowers against reprisal for steps taken in furtherance of a potential or actual qui tam action. Protected conduct includes internal reporting to a supervisor or company compliance department. For example, opposing fraudulent billing practices or reporting to supervisors are protected activities under the FCA A prevailing whistleblower is entitled to "all relief necessary to make that employee, contractor, or agent whole," which includes:
Reinstatement Or Front Pay
Double Back Pay (Double Lost Wages and Benefits)
Interest on the Lost Wage
which includes damages for emotional distress and other non-economic harm resulting from the retaliation
Attorney's Fees and Costs
Zuckerman Law represents employees in a wide range of matters, including: representing corporate whistleblowers in claims under the whistleblower protection provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Consumer Financial Protection Act; assisting whistleblowers in investigating and disclosing fraud to the IRS whistleblower program, SEC whistleblower program, and CFTC whistleblower program; representing employees of government contractors and grantees in whistleblower retaliation claims under the False Claims Act and Sections 827 and 828 of the NDAA; representing federal employees in responding to proposed disciplinary actions and in Whistleblower Protection Act claims; negotiating executive severance, separation, and employment agreements; representing employees in glass ceiling discrimination and sexual harassment claims; combatting workplace discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workers; representing cybersecurity whistleblowers; litigating non-compete disputes in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia. To schedule a consultation with Zuckerman Law, contact us by phone at 202.262.8959 or click here to send us an email.
Sexual Harassment Attorneys
According to a recent EEOC report, approximately 40% of women have experienced one or more specific sexually-based behaviors in the workplace, such as unwanted sexual attention or sexual coercion, Sexual harassment remains far too prevalent and no worker should ever be subjected to sexual harassment. Zuckerman Law represents victims of sexual harassment and seeks to recover the maximum damages available under federal and state laws. The experienced, trial-tested attorneys at Zuckerman Law are ready to fight for you and hold perpetrators of harassment accountable. To learn more about your rights, download our free ebook. If you have suffered sexual harassment, call us to for a free preliminary consultation at (202) 262-8959 or (202) 769-1681, or email us by clicking here.
SEC Whistleblower Attorneys
The SEC Whistleblower Reward Program provides whistleblowers with a strong monetary incentive to report wrongdoing to the SEC. Under the program, the SEC will issue awards to whistleblowers who provide original information that leads to enforcement actions with total monetary sanctions in excess of $1 million. A whistleblower may receive an award of between 10-30 percent of the amount collected. If you have information that you would like to report to the SEC Whistleblower Office, contact the experienced SEC whistleblower lawyers at Zuckerman Law at 202-262-8959 for a free, confidential consultation. The law firm's SEC whistleblower attorneys will work to quickly provide SEC whistleblowers with the highest-quality representation.
Zuckerman Law is a Washington, DC-based law firm that represents whistleblowers nationwide and litigates employment-related disputes on behalf of employees in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. The firm is dedicated to zealously advocating on behalf of workers whose rights have been violated to achieve justice and accountability.