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  • The Top 10 Plaintiffs’ Attorneys to Fear the Most

    Human Resource Executive magazine names Debra S. Katz on its list of “The Top 10 Plaintiffs’ Attorneys to Fear the Most.” In its August cover story, entitled “Meet the Enemy,” HRE profiles ten of the “most highly regarded and successful employment-law plaintiffs’ attorneys” and notes that “to know them is…

  • The National Law Journal publishes an article, “The Legacy of Ledbetter,” by KMB partners Lisa Banks and Debra Katz. The article analyzes the effect of the Supreme Court ruling in Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber.

    The National Law Journal publishes an article by Lisa J. Banks and Debra S. Katz analyzing the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent 5-4 decision, Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., Inc. and other employment-related Supreme Court cases of the 2006-2007 term. As Ms. Banks and Ms. Katz note in the…

  • KMB partner David Marshall publishes an article, “Blowing the Whistle on Nuclear Safety Lapses: Federal Whistleblower Protections Act at a Glance”

    Katz, Marshall and Banks partner David Marshall published an article, “Blowing the Whistle on Nuclear Safety Lapses: Federal Whistleblower Protections Act at a Glance,” on nuclear whistleblowers. Mr. Marshall writes about the Energy Reorganization Act (ERA) and its protections for nuclear whistleblowers, as well as the types of whistleblowing that…

  • Caregiver Discrimination

    KMB attorney Justine Andronici is quoted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy¬†in a report on “family-responsibilities discrimination” or “caregiver discrimination” on the part of non-profit employers. According to Andronici, such discrimination is not uncommon even when prohibited in an organization’s employment manual. Family-responsibilities discrimination has attracted enough attention recently to prompt…

  • Settlement Announced in Capitol Tunnel Workers Case

    KMB and the Government Accountability Project announce a settlement in the workers’ whistleblower retaliation case filed by ten U.S. Capitol Tunnel Shop workers against the Architect of the Capitol. The out-of-court settlement resolves the complaint that the workers filed with the Congressional Office of Compliance in October 2006, charged the…

  • Political Battles Expected to Overshadow OSC Reauthorization

    Debra S. Katz, counsel for current and former employees of the Office of Special Counsel who have filed a complaint against Scott Bloch, OSC Special Counsel, is quoted by the Federal Times in connection with the OSC reauthorization hearings. According to Katz, “We believe that it is obvious that Mr.…

  • Cell-Phone Woes

    U.S. News & World Report [now-broken link:¬†http://www.usnews.com/usnews/biztech/articles/070703/3cellphone.htm] quotes KMB attorney David J. Marshall in an article on cellular phone companies’ growing practice of requiring customer to extend their contracts as a condition of upgrading their plans.

  • Troubled Waters At the Salon Spa

    KMB attorneys Debra S. Katz, Ari Wilkenfeld and Justine Andronici prosecute a sexual harassment suit filed against Andre Chreky and his Salon. The Washington Post featured a Style Section article about the lawsuit noting that “Two Ex-Employees Present a Very Different Image of Andre Chreky. For a decade, Andre Chreky’s…

  • Ms. Magazine published an article, “Court Gives OK to Unequal Pay,” by KMB attorney Justine Andronici.

    Ms. Magazine published an article, “Court Gives OK to Unequal Pay,” by KMB attorney Justine Andronici. The article described Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber, as well as the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in that case. Ledbetter discovered that she was paid less than her male counterparts at Goodyear, but…

  • David Marshall serves as a panelist for a D.C. Bar CLE Program course, “Employment Mediation”

    Katz, Marshall and Banks partner David Marshall served on a panel, “Employment Mediation,” for a D.C. Bar CLE Program course in Washington, D.C.