What You Must Know
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A number of laws protect whistleblowers from retaliatory adverse employment actions. These laws also compensate whistleblowers handsomely in the form of rewards, damages and other remedies, so it's important to know the essentials. This guide will provide you with the "must-knows" of whistleblower protection laws, along with updates and best practices for both sides of the aisle. Get the knowledge you need to advise your clients - order today!
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Presenter: Jason Zuckerman
JASON ZUCKERMAN is the principal of Zuckerman Law, where he 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 claims, and representing whistleblowers before the SEC, CFTC and IRS. Mr. 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. At the Office of Special Counsel, he worked on several high-profile investigations, including a whistleblower retaliation case resulting in the removal of an inspector general. He played an active role in the agency’s implementation of the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act, expanded the agency’s outreach program, and drafted amicus curiae briefs on key issues concerning federal employee whistleblower rights and protections. Mr. Zuckerman serves as co-chair of the Whistleblower Subcommittee of the ABA Labor and Employment Section’s Employee Rights and Responsibilities Committee and served as co-chair of the National Employment Lawyers Association’s Whistleblower Committee, co-chair of the Sarbanes-Oxley Subcommittee of the ABA Labor and Employment Section's Fair Labor Standards Legislation Committee, co-chair of the Whistleblower Committee of the District of Columbia Bar’s Labor and Employment Section, and member of Law 360’s Employment Editorial Advisory Board. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Georgetown University and received his law degree from the University of Virginia, where he served as articles editor of the Virginia Journal of Law and Technology. He is admitted to practice before the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia bars; the United States Supreme Court; the United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Fourth, and Federal circuits; the United States District Court for the District of Columbia; the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia; and the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.
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