Firm News

November 9, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks was quoted in the Washington Post, discussing Bill O’Reilly’s contract with Fox News. The piece, titled “Testimony: Bill O’Reilly had a contractual provision virtually allowing sexual harassment,” details how O’Reilly could only be dismissed from Fox if allegations of sexual...
November 6, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partners Lisa Banks and Debra Katz will be panelists at the 11th Annual Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference, sponsored by the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law. The conference is highlighted by thought-provoking sessions on the aging workforce, marriage equality and religious liberty...
November 3, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz joined the advisory board for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). The prominent service workers union has undergone a tumultuous couple of weeks that has resulted in major personnel changes across the organization. SEIU Executive VP Scott Courtney resigned following...
November 1, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks is proud to announce that we have been nationally ranked for Litigation – Labor & Employment in the 2018 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” In addition, we once again received Tier 1 rankings in the Washington metropolitan area for Civil Rights Law, Employment Law – Individuals...
October 30, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in articles for the New York Daily News and Moneyish on non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and confidentiality clauses, and their role in the cycle of sexual harassment. The Moneyish article, “What happens if you break an NDA,” answers important and commonly held questions...
October 27, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher was a guest on MSNBC Live, where she spoke with host Chris Jansing about the problem of sexual harassment on Capitol Hill. Recent reports from women who have come forward about their harassment and abuse while working for members of Congress have prompted a public review of...
October 27, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partners Debra Katz and Alexis Ronickher were quoted in articles for the New York Times, Washington Post and Politico on the different rules that Congress abides by regarding reporting and addressing sexual harassment. The pieces examine how and why Congress has failed to protect its employees and...
October 26, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP today announced that Stacy N. Cammarano and Jessica Westerman have joined the firm’s Washington office as associates. “We are pleased to have Stacy and Jessica as the newest members of our team,” said Debra S. Katz, a founding partner of the firm. “Both attorneys are very accomplished, talented,...
October 25, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a number of news outlets recently, discussing Bill O’Reilly’s staggering $32 million sexual harassment settlement, and the larger legal and societal context surrounding workplace sexual harassment. In an April article for the New York Times, Bill O’Reilly, a former...
October 20, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Washington Post article about the role that bystanders play in cases of sexual harassment and assault. The piece, titled “After Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood assistants urged to break culture of silence,” details how the mandatory confidentiality that Hollywood...

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