Firm News

April 24, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in The New York Times on April 21 in an article entitled, "Anonymous Harassment Hotlines Are Hard to Find and Harder to Trust." In the article, author Noam Scheiber discusses why, despite having had an egregious sexual harassment problem for years with both Bill O'Reilly...
April 20, 2017
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner Lisa Banks appeared on NPR's 1A in a show entitled, "Fox News Factors a Future Without Bill O'Reilly." The show discussed the network's decision to fire O'Reilly amid mounting sexual harassment allegations against the host and the impact this might have on the network. 21st Century Fox announced...
April 18, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz and associate Mehreen Rasheed co-authored a new article for Law360 entitled, "New Policies Pose Threat to Immigrant Workplace Rights." In the article, Ms. Katz and Ms. Rasheed discuss how the Trump administration's hard-line immigration policies have impacted immigrant workers'...
April 12, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz and associate Aaron Blacksberg authored an article in Law360 entitled, "Racial Harassment and Retaliation: the Employee Perspective." In the article, Ms. Katz and Mr. Blacksberg discuss how racial harassment in the workplace requires greater public attention, particularly in light...
April 11, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher recently published an article in Security Magazine entitled, "It’s Time to Embrace Cybersecurity Whistleblowers" In the article, Ms. Ronickher and co-author Matthew LaGarde discuss why companies should appreciate cybersecurity whistleblowers instead of fearing them....
April 11, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo recently authored an article for Corporate Compliance Insights entitled, "Strengthening Protections for Federal Government Whistleblowers: Pending Legislation Aims to Close Gaps." Mr. Filoromo discusses recent legislative developments that could lend federal whistleblowers...
April 4, 2017
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article entitled, "Fox News confronts another sexual harassment claim as Mercedes pulls ads from 'O'Reilly Factor'." The article details the latest sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Fox News Network, from CEO Roger Ailes and Bill Shine, the Co-...
April 1, 2017
On March 29, Katz, Marshall and Banks partner David Marshall participated in a panel at a Boston Bar Association CLE entitled, "Navigating the Federal Whistleblowing Statutes - Learn from the Experts." The panel discussed how attorneys can best represent for their clients in a variety federal whistleblower bounty programs and...
March 29, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partners Debra Katz and Lisa Banks, along with senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler, will each speak at the American Bar Association's 2017 National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law. The conference, taking place in New Orleans between March 29 and April 1, will cover a variety of subjects...
March 25, 2017
On March 23, Katz, Marshall and Banks partner David Marshall spoke at Northern Virginia Society of Human Resource Management's 2017 Legal Academy symposium entitled, "HR Legal Issues and the Trump Administration Impact." Mr. Marshall delivered a presentation on "The Plaintiffs’ Counsel Viewpoint: Best Practices for Dealing with...

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