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 whistleblowerlaws.com and is a senior fellow and adjunct professor at the Emory University School of Law.
Blog Entries by Reuben Guttman
RIGHT TO DISSENT
The right to dissent is what has made America great, says Reuben Guttman.
Posted on 24 October 2017 | Commentary
Legal academics are sniffy about practitioners who teach. But, says Reuben Guttman, this outdated view does a disservice to the legal profession.
Posted on 30 June 2017 | Blagging the blogs
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
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
LAW AND SOCIETY
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
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
LAW AND POLITICS
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
Trial lawyer Reuben Guttman describes a meeting with renowned lawyer and political activist Ralph Nader.
Posted on 09 September 2016 | Commentary
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