Firm News

June 28, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher and associate Matthew LaGarde wrote an article for Law360’s “Expert Analysis” section titled “The Stakes in High Court’s Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Case.” The article provides background and analysis on the case of Digital Realty Trust Inc. v. Somers, for which the Supreme Court...
June 27, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa J. Banks was quoted in La Opinión in a Spanish-language article that translates to, “Senator Kamala Harris Faces Sexism from Some of Her Colleagues.” The article discusses incidents that involved Sen. Harris and occurred during public hearings regarding Russian interference with the 2016...
June 19, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa J. Banks was quoted in The Washington Post in an article entitled, “Are fathers ‘secondary’ caregivers? A JPMorgan employee claims its policy is biased.” The article details a case in which a male employee of JP Morgan Chase requested to be designated the primary caregiver for his newly...
June 12, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in The Washington Post in an article entitled, “‘Why do I need a note for my religion?’ Students are told to get permission slips to wear hijabs.” The article details an incident at a Virginia high school in which two Muslim students alleged that school officials...
June 7, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in The Washington Post in an article entitled, "Uber Fires 20 Employees as Part of Harassment Investigation." In the article, which published on June 6, reporters Craig Timberg and Elizabeth Dwoskin wrote about the latest development in the ongoing harassment...
June 6, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher and associate Matthew LaGarde authored an article for Security, a magazine published for business-minded executives who manage enterprise risk and security. Titled "Blowing the Whistle as a Cybersecurity Professional," the piece provides an overview of the laws and protections...
May 31, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in The Washington Post in an article entitled, "Can your off-hours political activism get you in trouble at work?" In the article, author Jena McGregor discusses the circumstances in which employees could get in trouble at work for their political activism outside the...
May 30, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner David Marshall has published a 2017 edition of the SEC Whistleblower Practice Guide, which catalogues a program that is now routinely issuing large monetary awards, with more than $57 million awarded in the 2016 fiscal year alone, and protecting employees who report violations of U.S....
May 30, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a New York Times article entitled, "The Rise and Fall of Yik Yak," which discusses the sudden rise of the anonymous social media app and its equally sudden fall. The app. founded in 2013, allowed users to post anonymous messages in a Twitter-like fashion based on their...
May 30, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Forbes article entitled, "How Google Addresses Employee Bias Through An Internal Email Newsletter." In the article, author Georgene Huang discusses Google's unique transparency practices, including an internal newsletter list-serve with over 15,000 subscribers that...

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