Firm News

Spring/Summer 2016
Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP is pleased to announce the release of the book Whistleblower Law: A Practitioner's Guide, co-written by firm partner Lisa J. Banks. Available in eBook and print formats from its publisher, ALM’s Law Journal Press, the book is a practical, comprehensive guide to the rapidly evolving field of...
February 21, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher has published a new manual entitled, "Cybersecurity Whistleblower Protections: An Overview of the Protections and Rewards Available to Cybersecurity Whistleblowers under Federal and State Law." Unlike other whistleblowers, cybersecurity whistleblowers are not afforded a...
February 14, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Roll Call article entitled, "Predatory Behavior: The Dark Side of Capitol Hill." In the article, author Erin Bacon discusses the history and pervasive nature of sexual harassment on Capitol Hill.  She notes, "In Washington, lawyers and activists say that sexual...
February 10, 2017
Yesterday, Katz, Marshall & Banks announced that the firm filed a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit against infant formula maker Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. on behalf of Linda O’Risky.  In the lawsuit, Ms. O'Risky, who worked as the company's global product compliance director, alleges that over the course of seven months...
February 9, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partners Debra Katz and Michael Filoromo are representing Linda O'Risky in a newly filed whistleblower retaliation lawsuit against infant formula maker Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. In the lawsuit, Ms. O'Risky, who worked as the company's global product compliance director, alleges that over the course...
February 8, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher published an article in Law360 on February 8, 2017 entitled, "Whistleblower Protections: What To Expect In The Trump Era." In the article, Ms. Ronickher analyzes how whistleblower protections and reward programs in a variety of areas might fare under the new Trump...
February 3, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo and associate Matthew LaGarde published an article in Westlaw Journal Health Care Fraud's February 2017 issue entitled, "Blowing the Whistle on Fraud in the Health Care Industry." In the article, Mr. Filoromo and Mr. LaGarde discuss the role the False Claims Act (FCA) can play...
January 26, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz and associate Aaron Blacksberg co-authored an article in Law360 on January 25, 2017 entitled, "Federal Whistleblower Protections May Face Greatest Test Yet."  In the article, Ms. Katz and Mr. Blacksberg discuss federal whistleblowers' legal protections in light of the Trump...
January 19, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Avi Kumin offered his thoughts on Andrew Puzder, the Trump transition team's pick to lead the Department of Labor, in a National Law Journal article entitled, "What Labor Lawyers Want to Know About Andrew Puzder." In the article, author Rebekah Mintzer discusses the controversy surrounding Mr...
January 4, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks was recently appointed to serve as a public representative on the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee (WPAC). Established to improve the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) management of whistleblower protections, the committee advises the Secretary and...

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