Firm News

October 20, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Washington Post opinion piece titled, “Should Huffington Post have done more to help an employee in a sexual assault case against a TV exec?” The question refers to television critic Maureen Ryan, who was sexually harassed at an “industry adjacent” event while she...
October 20, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke at the Employment Law Institute 2017, a program taught through the Practicing Law Institute, a non-profit continuing legal education organization. The program focused on new developments in employment law under the new presidential administration. The event included review of...
October 19, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz appeared as a guest on the NPR radio program, The Forum, for Northern California based news station, KQED. Host Michael Krasny moderated a discussion entitled “#Metoo: What’s Next in the Conversation about Sexual Assault,” referencing the “#Metoo” campaign – a social media movement...
October 16, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in articles for the New York Times and San Francisco Chronicle titled, “Nearly 3 Decades Later, Anita Hill sees the Needle Moving.” In the piece, Anita Hill – who testified before the Senate that Supreme Court candidate Clarence Thomas had sexually assaulted her and...
October 16, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Law360 article titled, “4 Ways GCs can Plan for when Employees Say Bad Things.” The piece covers how social media and other outlets have increased employees’ reach and exposure – a double edged sword that can cause headaches for companies when their employees fail to...
October 13, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Avi Kumin appeared as a guest on Fox 5 DC’s Morning Show to speak about the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal. Fox 5 DC brings local news and stories to the Washington D.C. metro area, but oftentimes addresses important national news that is relevant across the country. Mr. Kumin was...
October 12, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was the subject of a National Law Journal article titled, “Veteran DC Whistleblower Lawyer says she Reps ‘Good Guy’ in Weinstein Scandal.” Ms. Katz is representing Irwin Reiter, a longtime Weinstein Company executive, who has emerged as a major figure due to his reported objection...
October 11, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a number of publications recently discussing the formation of the Legal Network for Gender Equity – a partnership of attorneys dedicated to providing legal resources to victims of sexual harassment and sex discrimination. The National Women’s Law Center established the...
October 11, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks Partner Alexis Ronickher published an article in Corporate Compliance Insights on October 10, 2017 entitled “SEC Issues Statement on Cybersecurity.” Click here to view the article on the CCI website, or read the full text of the article below. High-profile data breaches seem to come fast and...
October 6, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in articles for both the Los Angeles Times and Variety Magazine, where she discussed the recent New York Times report detailing years of sexual harassment committed by Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein. The independent film pioneer has settled at least eight harassment...

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