Jason Zuckerman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Washington, DC

Zuckerman Law
 | 1629 K St NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-262-8959
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012, 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jason Zuckerman founded his Washington, D.C., law firm, Zuckerman Law, with the goal of protecting the rights of employees living and working in and near the nation's capital, including the neighboring states of Maryland and Virginia. Today, Mr. Zuckerman has a reputation for zealously representing clients in a variety of employment-related cases, including those related to the following:

• Sarbanes-Oxley Act corporate whistleblower protection

• Federal contractor whistleblower protection

• Federal employee retaliation and discrimination

• Severance negotiations

Mr. Zuckerman began his legal career in 2000 after earning his law degree from University of Virginia School of Law and his admission to the Virginia State Bar. In 2001, The District of Columbia Bar granted him admission, and the state of Maryland followed suit by issuing its approval for him to practice in its courtrooms in 2007. For nearly 10 years, Mr. Zuckerman has served clients from all three jurisdictions.

Thanks to Mr. Zuckerman's dedication to justice, he has built a reputation as one of Washington's premier employment law attorneys. As a result, he has earned a number of honors and awards, including a "Superb" rating from Avvo and an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, The Best Lawyers in America lists him among the country's top attorneys.

When Mr. Zuckerman is not in the courtroom protecting his clients and ensuring fairness, he can be found at legal events. He is a member of numerous organizations, including the American Bar Association and the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association. In addition, he is a regularly requested guest speaker at legal events and a respected author on employment law-related topics.

AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (50%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Employment & Labor (50%): Employment Law - Employee, Whistleblower, Labor Law

Focus Areas

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Employment & Labor: Employment Law - Employee, Whistleblower, Labor Law

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2012, 2015 - 2017

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About Jason Zuckerman

Admitted 2001, Washington D.C.

Professional Webpage: https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/attorneys-profile/jason-zuckerm...

Honors and Awards:

  • AV Preeminent® rating of 4.6 out of 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
  • Avvo Client's Choice Award, Wrongful Termination, 2014
  • Top Whistleblower Lawyer, Washingtonian magazine, 2009
  • Top Whistleblower Lawyer, Washingtonian magazine, 2007
  • Pro Bono Award, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Super Lawyers in the category of Labor and Employment Law, 2012 and 2015
  • The Best Lawyers in America® in the category of Employment Law, 2011-2015
  • Rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Co-Chair of the Sarbanes-Oxley Subcommittee of the ABA Labor and Employment Fair Labor Standards Legislation Committe, 2010
  • Co-Chair of the Whistleblower Subcommittee of the ABA Labor and Employment Section’s Employee Rights and Responsibilities Committee, 2010
  • Member, Law 360’s Employment Editorial Advisory Board, 2009
  • Co-Chair of the National Employment Lawyers Association’s Whistleblower Committee, 2007
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • Co-Chair, Whistleblower Committee of the District of Columbia Bar's Labor and Employment Section
  • OSHA Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee, 2012

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Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Frequently quoted by leading business and legal periodicals, including Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Forbes, The National Law Journal, CFO, BNA's Daily Labor Report, The Washington Post, Investment Adviser Week, Fiscal Times, Human Resources Executive Online, HR Magazine, TaxAnalysts, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Houston Chronicle, HR News, New Jersey Law Journal, cyberFEDS, HR Executive, Washington Examiner, Workforce Management, ABA Journal, CCH's Labor and Employment Law, Law360 other print and electronic media

Educational Background:

  • Georgetown University, Honors: Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude, 1996

Industry Groups

  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Cybersecurity
  • DoD Contractors
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Health Care
  • Office Location for Jason Zuckerman

    1629 K St NW
    Suite 300
    Washington, DC 20006

    Phone: 202-262-8959

     

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