Publications

Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks and associate Mehreen Rasheed coauthored an article for Corporate Compliance Insights (CCI) entitled, "Wells Fargo Complaints Show Flaws in Federal Whistleblower Program."  In the article published on December 9, 2016, Ms. Banks and Rasheed discussed how the recent Wells Fargo...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz and senior counsel Hannah Alejandro published an OpEd for Law360 on October 30, 2016, entitled, "How Sexual Harassment Stays Hidden." They discuss the recent surge in the number of women publicly sharing their experiences with sexual harassment and sexual assault in the aftermath...
In a new Cafepharma interview entitled, “Safely Collecting Documents for Whistleblower Suits - Interview with an Employment Attorney,” Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo offered his analysis of when and how whistleblowers can collect and share employer documents. Employment agreements often contain very broad...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks and associate Matthew LaGarde co-authored an article for Corporate Compliance Insights (CCI) on October 7, 2016, entitled, "When Attorneys and COs Blow the Whistle: Ambiguities and Challenges." In the article, the authors discuss challenges corporate "gatekeepers" such as attorneys...
On October 6, 2016, Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher authored an article for the FCPA Blog entitled, "SEC brings its first stand-alone whistleblower retaliation action." In the article, Ms. Ronickher discussed the significance behind the U.S. Security and Exchange Comission's (SEC) recent enforcement action...
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner Debra Katz and senior counsel Hannah Alejandro published an article in Law360 on August 19, 2016, entitled, "Ailes Scandal Puts Sex Discrimination Issues In Plain View." The article discussed the role of corporate culture in the explosive Gretchen Carlson harassment lawsuit against former Fox...
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner David Marshall authored an article for the FCPA blog on August 15, 2016, entitled, “SEC breaks new ground, bans employer-imposed waiver of right to whistleblower award.” The article discussed how the SEC's recent action imposing a $265,000 penalty on BlueLinx Holdings Inc. for requiring...
Law360’s Carmen Germaine interviewed Katz, Marshall and Banks partner David Marshall for an article for Law360 on August 11, 2016, entitled, “SEC Shows No Patience For Muzzling Whistleblowers.” The article discussed the SEC's recent settlement with an Atlanta-based construction products distributor called BlueLinx Holdings, Inc...
On August 9, 2016, Katz, Marshall and Banks partner Michael Filoromo published an article on Law360 entitled, "Deciphering The Scope Of The Pa. Personnel Files Act." The article discusses whether a former employee can be considered a "current" employee under Pennsylvania's Personnel Files Act, and therefore have a right to file...
Katz, Marshall and Banks partners Lisa Banks and Michael Filoromo published an article in Corporate Compliance Insights entitled, "The SEC's Increasing Focus on Employer-Employee Confidentiality Agreements." The article discussed how the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission's recent rulings on confidentiality agreements that...

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