Reuben Guttman

Reuben Guttman is a founding partner in the Washington, DC-based firm of Guttman, Buschner & Brooks. His practice involves complex litigation, the representation of whistleblowers, employment and civil rights. He has represented whistleblowers under the False Claims Act in cases returning more than $5 billion to the US government and various states. He is a founder of the website and is a senior fellow and adjunct professor at the Emory University School of Law. 

Blog Entries by Reuben Guttman


Profiles in Justice: Sally Yates

US trial attorney Reuben Guttman shares his reflections on President Donald Trump's dismissal of acting US Attorney General Sally Yates.

Posted on 01 February 2017 | Global view


A vision, or venting?

US President Donald Trump used his first address in office to offer an 'America first' vision of world politics -- and in doing so, may have delivered his first official blow to the nation's 'brand', writes US trial lawyer Reuben Guttman.

Posted on 23 January 2017 | Global view


What it means to think like a lawyer

United States trial lawyer Reuben Guttman believes that challenging that which is considered 'common practice' in society has always been, and should always be, one of the ultimate callings of any lawyer.

Posted on 17 January 2017 | Commentary


A national education on hostile work environment

The US presidential election campaign has created a national dialogue about what it takes to create a hostile work environment and could change judges' perspectives on the issue, writes trial lawyer Reuben Guttman.

Posted on 17 October 2016 | Commentary


Compliance enforcement for sale?

Trial lawyer Reuben Guttman questions how America's attorney generals and the political organisations with which they associate raise funds.

Posted on 15 September 2016 | Commentary


Sitting with Ralph

Trial lawyer Reuben Guttman describes a meeting with renowned lawyer and political activist Ralph Nader.

Posted on 09 September 2016 | Commentary


America's Challenge

US trial lawyer Reuben Guttman considers the challenge that Donald Trump's rhetoric and those who support it pose to American society.

Posted on 10 August 2016 | Commentary