Firm News

May 17, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partners David Marshall and Alexis Ronickher spoke at a CLE entitled, "Handling Whistleblower Claims in 2017 Part 2: Rights of Private Sector Employees." The CLE focused on private sector employees' rights when blowing the whistle. Ms. Ronickher and Mr. Marshall were on a panel that discussed lessons...
May 16, 2017
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner Michael Filoromo participated in an interview with Cafebanking entitled, "How Could 700 Complaints Against Wells Fargo Go Unheeded - Discussion Wth a Whistleblower Attorney." In the interview, Michael Filoromo discussed why, despite receiving over 700 whistleblower complaints about Wells Fargo's...
May 11, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks and Shelley Cupp Schulte, P.C. are representing five former students of the University of Mary Washington, the Feminist Majority Foundation, and members of Feminists United, in a lawsuit filed against the university in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.  The lawsuit...
May 11, 2017
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner David Marshall was quoted in Lifehacker, a Gawker subsidiary, in an article entitled, "How to Be a Whistleblower." In the article, author Leigh Anderson discusses the best practices for potential whistleblowers when considering whether to take action and report issues. Mr. Marshall noted that...
May 10, 2017
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Law360 article entitled, "9th Circ. Ruling Deepens Debate Over Equal Pay Act," which discusses the Ninth Circuit's recent ruling on the Equal Pay Act.  Equal pay advocates have argued that, by allowing employers to show "business reasons" for pay disparity alongside...
May 9, 2017
In a recent investigative report that garnered national media attention, the Associated Press revealed that employees of the U.S. company Sallyport Global stationed on an Iraqi air base were involved in serious wrongdoing, including sex trafficking, alcohol smuggling and financial fraud. The U.S. government paid Sallyport...
May 9, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Avi Kumin was quoted in The Recorder, the sibling publication of The American Lawyer, in an article entitled, “5 Questions Would-Be Whistleblowers Need to Ask.”  In the article, author David Ruiz discusses issues that in-house counsel should consider prior to blowing the whistle on the...
April 28, 2017
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner Lisa Banks was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article entitled, "O'Reilly and changing a culture of sexual harassment." In the article, author Harry Bruinius discusses why sexual harassment is such a pervasive problem, not only at Fox News, but also in businesses across the country. Bill...
April 25, 2017
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner Lisa Banks and senior counsel Hannah Alejandro published an article in the ABA Journal of Labor and Employment Law entitled, "Changing Definitions of Sex under Title VII." In the article, Ms. Banks and Ms. Alejandro discuss how interpretation of Title VII's clause prohibiting employment...
April 24, 2017
Super Lawyers has selected eight Katz, Marshall and Banks attorneys to be recognized for their work in both employment law and plaintiff-side litigation in the Washington, D.C. area. Firm partners Debra Katz, David Marshall, Lisa Banks, Avi Kumin, and senior counsel Daniel Edelman have all been recognized as 2017 Washington, D....

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