Firm News

August 15, 2017
The Best Lawyers in America© recognized Katz, Marshall & Banks partners Debra Katz, David Marshall, Lisa Banks and Avi Kumin, and senior counsel Daniel Edelman as top attorneys in employment and civil rights law for Washington DC. Since 1983, Best Lawyers© has named the nation’s top attorneys in various legal fields based...
August 15, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz and senior counsel Hannah Alejandro co-authored an op-ed piece that published in USA Today on Aug. 3. Titled “Betsy Devos’ Title IX approach fails to trust women who report sexual assault,” the article takes a critical assessment of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ implication that...
August 15, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a recent Washington Post article about a controversial memo written by a Google employee and his subsequent firing. The piece, titled “The Google Memo is a reminder that we general don’t have free speech at work,” focuses on the slim First Amendment protections that...
August 7, 2017
Carolyn L. Wheeler, Of Counsel at Katz, Marshall & Banks, recently published an article in the Saint Louis University Public Law Review entitled “Women’s Work Is Never Done.” The article traces the evolution and introduction of three major pieces of legislation addressing discrimination against women in the workplace—the...
August 3, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Avi Kumin participated yesterday in oral argument before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, in a qui tam fraud and whistleblower retaliation case filed by firm client Max Cloninger against his former employers, defense contractors DynCorp Aviation and Northrop Grumman.  The...
July 26, 2017
The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded $2.4 million yesterday to a Katz, Marshall & Banks LLP client who assisted the Commission in stopping a mutual fund company’s illegal practice of manipulating the prices of mutual fund shares to the detriment of shareholders. The whistleblower is the 45th individual to receive...
July 21, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was interviewed by Law360 in light of the recent passing of pioneering plaintiff Betty Dukes, whose highly publicized class action against her employer, Wal-Mart, was a watershed moment in the fight for gender equality in employee compensation. The article, which published on July...
July 21, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke with HR Today, the official publication of the Society for Human Resource Management, about the effect corporate culture has on occurrences of workplace misconduct. The article, which published on July 20 and is part of a four-part series, is titled “When HR Gets It Wrong:...
July 20, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks Associate Harini Srinivasan published an article in Corporate Compliance Insights on September 20, 2017 entitled “AG Sessions Vows To Continue Enforcement Of FCPA.”  Click here to view the article on the CCI website, or read the full text of the article below. AG Sessions Vows to Continue...
July 18, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke with HR Today, the official publication of the Society for Human Resource Management, about human resource professional challenges and best practices, particularly in light of recent headline-making incidents at prominent organizations. The article, which published on July 17...

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