Firm News

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...
March 17, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz and associate Aaron Blacksberg published an article in Law360 entitled, "Whistleblower Protections vs. Confidentiality Obligations." In the article, Ms. Katz and Mr. Blacksberg analyzed where existing law stands on whether whistleblowers can use confidential or privileged material...
March 9, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks has published an updated edition of the CFTC Whistleblower Practice Guide. The guide provides an in-depth look at the legal protections afforded to commodity futures whistleblowers and best practices for CFTC whistleblowers to prepare effective tips, cooperate with a CFTC...
March 8, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Avi Kumin presented a Continuing Legal Education program titled, "Ending the Employer Relationship," for the D.C. Bar. The program covered issues such as progressive discipline of employees, knowing the critical questions to ask both employers and employees in a termination situation, final...
March 7, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz has been chosen to serve on Law360's employment editorial advisory board for 2017. According to Law360, "The purpose of the editorial advisory board is to get feedback on Law360's coverage and to gain insight from experts in the field on how best to shape future coverage."  Ms. Katz...
March 6, 2017
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner Alexis Ronickher appeared as a guest on a Medtech Insights podcast entitled, "Attorney Discusses Cybersecurity Whistleblower Protections in Medtech." In the episode, Ms. Ronickher discussed her recently authored Cybersecurity Whistleblower Protections manual and how the legal protections...

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