Traci L. Buschner is a founding member of Guttman, Buschner & Brooks PLLC. A former state prosecutor, Ms. Buschner has spent over 20 years representing plaintiffs in complex litigation ranging from class actions to government contract fraud. She has been involved in multi-million dollar recoveries on behalf of workers asserting claims under numerous federal statutes and has handled some of the largest successful False Claims Act actions, bringing billions of dollars to the United States Government. Examples of Ms. Buschner’s work include representing:
Prior to joining GBB, she was an attorney with the Washington, D.C. office of one of the nation’s largest personal injury and labor firms and also practiced with an Austin, Texas firm where she represented victims of asbestos exposure.
Ms. Buschner has represented some of the nation’s largest labor unions and their members. On behalf of the Oil, Chemical & Atomic Workers International Union (OCAW), AFL-CIO, Ms. Buschner was actively involved in environmental litigation which led to Secretary of Energy, William Richardson, canceling a project to recycle radioactive nickel at the Oak Ridge, Tennessee K-25 Nuclear Weapons Complex. The documentation of her efforts to expose faulty government contracting at Department of Energy Nuclear weapons sites was published in The Environmental Forum, Volume 17, No. 6, November/December 2000.
Ms. Buschner has been recognized for several years, by Washingtonian Magazine, as a top Whistleblower Lawyer. Her work on the Abbott False Claims Act case at Grant & Eisenhofer was featured in The National Law Journal, “Plaintiffs’ Hot List” (2011-2012).
Ms. Buschner currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. (TLA-DC) and Miami University’s Pre-Law Alumni Board. She has also served as a faculty member (2011, 2012,2014 and 2016) for Emory University Law School’s Trial Techniques Program.
Ms. Buschner graduated from Miami University in 1990, and received her J.D. from the University of Louisville in 1995. She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia; the Commonwealth of Kentucky; the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky; the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Ms. Buschner has co-authored two articles with colleague Reuben A. Guttman: “Patients Suffer from Drug Industry’s Chronic Greed,” Wall Street Journal MarketWatch (August 7, 2013) and “Taking the Next Step in Pharma Fraud,” American Constitution Society Blog (May 8, 2012).
|KY||Authorized to practice law||1995||02/07/2020|
|Senior Counsel||Grant & Eisenhofer, PA||2011 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC||Member||N/A|
|U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of KY||Member||N/A|
|U.S. District Court for the District of DC||Member||N/A|
|U.S. District Court for the District of MD||Member||N/A|
|Grant & Eisenhofer P.A.||Overview of the False Claims Act||2011|
|University of Louisville||J.D.||1995|
|WASHINGTON WHISTLEBLOWER ASSEMBLY||Is the Government Making the Most out of Whistleblower Statutes?||2011|
|U.S. ex rel. Brown v. Celgene Corporation||$280 million settlement|
|U.S. ex rel. McCoyd v. Abbott Laboratories||$1.6 billion recovery|
|U.S. ex rel. Doghramji, et al. v. Community Health Systems Inc., et al.||$97 million settlement|