Stephen M. Kohn

Attorney in Washington, DC
Student Law Clerk, Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1983-1984. Author: Concepts and Procedures in Whistleblower Law, Quorum, 2000; The Whistleblower Litigation Handbook, John Wiley & Sons, 1991; American Political Prisoners: Prosecutions under the Espionage and Sedition Act, Praeger, 1994; The Labor Lawyer's Guide to the Rights and Responsibilities of Employee Whistleblowers, Quorum Books, 1988; Jailed for Peace, Greenwood Press, 1986; Protecting Environmental & Nuclear Whistleblower, NIRS, 1985. Co-author: Whistleblower Law: A Guide to Legal Protections,Greenwood Publishing (2004). Adjunct Professor, Antioch School of Law, 1984-1988. Chair, National Whistleblower Center, 1988—.
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Areas of Law

  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Civil Liberties
  • False Claims Act and Qui Tam Litigation
  • Employer Retaliation and Unjustified Dismissals


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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1985, Pennsylvania
1987, District of Columbia
U.S. Courts of Appeals, First, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eight, Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits
U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended

Northeastern University
Class of 1984

University Attended

Boston University
Class of 1979
Political Science, magna cum laude

Brown University
Class of 1981
Social Education

Birth Information

Born in 1956
Plainfield, New Jersey, September 6, 1956

Contact Information


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Office Information
Stephen M. Kohn
 3233 P Street N.W.,
Washington, DC 20007


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