Rules for Whistleblowers Heralded as “Definitive” by Kirkus

On June 1, Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto founding partner Stephen M. Kohn released his latest book: Rules for Whistleblowers: A Handbook for Doing What’s Right. A Kirkus review praises the book, referring to it as “definitive and compulsively readable.”

Rules for Whistleblowers is a major update and expansion of Kohn’s original whistleblower treatise, the Whistleblower’s Handbook. The book is complete with guidance on fighting workplace retaliation and qualifying for rewards under various government whistleblower programs. Rules outlines the laws in play, dissects past case precedent, and educates readers on how to best protect themselves before, during, and after blowing the whistle and deals with difficult issues such as taping, removing documents, and working within compliance programs.

The review by Kirkus praises Kohn’s writing in Rules for Whistleblowers and how he is able to elevate a technical subject into a “gripping” read:

While the rules are unfailingly interesting, Kohn is even more fascinating when he addresses the doubts or insecurities potential whistleblowers might experience. He advises such candidates to consider whether they should risk covertly taping misconduct at work or if they might feel like they’ve betrayed their colleagues; he also recommends carefully drawing the distinction between whistleblowing and an employment dispute. Kohn is a vivid, authoritative guide, and it’s a testament to his narrative skill that he can make this niche subject so consistently gripping.

More information on Rules for Whistleblowers (including how to order) is available here.

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