Debra S. Katz's Speaking Engagements

 
July 16, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke at an Alliance for Justice event, "After Kavanaugh: A Conversation with Debra Katz & Ana Maria Archila."
 
June 27, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke at NELA's Annual Convention on the panel, "#MeToo After The Kavanaugh Nomination: Countering The Harasser's Claim of Victimhood."
 
June 7, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke on a panel at the American Constitution Society National Convention, "Women's Rights as Human Rights: Raising the Floor and Shattering the Ceiling."
 
May 31, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz delivered the keynote speech at the Bar Association of Montgomery County, MD's 125th Annual Meeting & Law Day Celebration.
 
May 17, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke at the Northeastern Women in Law Conference on the panel, "#MeToo in the Workplace."
 
May 13, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz delivered the keynote speech at the Women of Stanford Law's annual celebratory dinner.
 
May 9, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz testified at a U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Public Briefing, "Federal Me Too: Examining Sexual Harassment in Government Workplaces."
 
April 25, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partners Debra Katz and Lisa Banks presented at the 2019 Pacific Coast Labor and Employment Law Conference on the panel, "High Profile Cases in the #MeToo Era."
 
April 23, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke at a Washington Lawyers' Committee event about her experience representing Dr. Ford before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
 
April 12, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was the keynote speaker at the University of Baltimore Feminist Legal Theory Conference.
 
October 19, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was a guest speaker at the 150th anniversary celebration of the University of Wisconsin Law School.
 
June 12, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke on a panel for the Wall Street Journal CFO Network meeting called "When #MeToo Hits Home."
 
June 11, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz testified about sexual harassment issues in the #MeToo era at meeting organized by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission called "Transforming #MeToo Into Harassment-Free Workplaces."
 
April 25, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke on the panel, "Facing the Challenge: Strengthening Federal Law and Policy," at the 2018 Enough is Enough Summit.
 
April 5, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz spoke for the ABA webinar, "Barriers to Combatting Sexual Harassment In and Out of Court and Legislative Responses in the #MeToo Moment."

The Current State of Sexual Harassment Law and Cases
January 17, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz spoke at a D.C. Bar CLE event, "The Current Status of Sexual Harassment Claims and Cases", which explored harassment through a legal context, and discussed recent high-profile harassment cases.

Sexual Harassment: Lessons Learned from Recent Scandals
November 16, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz spoke on a Practicing Law Institute webcast titled, "Sexual Harassment: Lessons learned from Recent Scandals."

How the Landscape is shifting for Sexual Harassment Accusers, Accused and Attorneys
November 15, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz appeared as a guest on the NPR news show, Here and Now, in a segment titled, "How the Landscape is shifting for Sexual Harassment Accusers, Accused and Attorneys."

KNX Indepth
November 14, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz appeared as a guest on KNX Radio program "In Depth" to talk about the broken system for reporting sexual harassment in Congress.

11th Annual Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference
November 9, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz participated in a panel for the 11th Annual Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference called, "Navigating the Interplay of Whistleblower Reward and Whistleblower Retaliation Claims."

Employment Law Insitute 2017
October 27, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz spoke at the Employment Law Insitute 2017, a program taugh through the Practicing Law Institute, a non-profit continuing legal education organization.

#Metoo: What's Next in the Conversation about Sexual Assault
October 18, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz was a guest on NPR's "The Forum" to discuss the legal and cultural context surrounding sexual harassment and assault following a number of high profile scandals. 

Whistleblowers' Bar: Current Trends and Perspectives
June 28, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz participated in a panel entitled, "Whisteblowers' Bar: Current Trends and Perspectives," for the Practicing Law Institute. 

A Two-Part Roundtable on Race in 2017​
March 31, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz participated in a panel entitled, "A Two-Part Roundtable on Race in 2017" at the American Bar Association's 2017 Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law. 

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
March 2, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz appeared as a guest on NPR's 1A in a podcast entitled, "Sexual Harassment in the Workplace."

Employment Law Year in Review
October 27, 2016
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz presented for a panel entitled, "Employment Law Year in Review" for Practising Law Institute's Employment Law Institute 2016.

Discovery at the Court of Federal Claims: Tips from the Bar and the Judiciary
March 18, 2016
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz participated in a discussion panel entitled “Discovery at the Court of Federal Claims: Tips from the Bar and the Judiciary,” as part of the Court of Federal Claims Bar Association’s “Brown Bag Series.”

Retaliation: the Most Ubiquitous Discrimination Cause of Action
March 17, 2016
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz participated in a panel at the Advanced Employment Law and Litigation 2016 continuing legal education seminar, hosted by the American Legal Institute, entitled "Retaliation: the Most Ubiquitous Discrimination Cause of Action."

Whistleblowing Litigation
March 17, 2016
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz participated in a panel at the Advanced Employment Law and Litigation 2016 continuing legal education seminar, hosted by the American Legal Institute, entitled "Whistleblowing Litigation."

Presenter at the 12th Annual National Young Feminist Leadership Conference
March 13, 2016
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz presented at the National Young Feminist Leadership Conference. Her speech addressed the problems presented by anonymous social media platforms and the particular potential for harm posed by such programs to women, people of color and the LGBTQ communities on college campuses.

Opening Statements and Closing Arguments
January 31, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz presented at a D.C. Bar event entitled, "Essential Trial Skills Series, Part 3: Opening Statements and Closing Arguments."

Litigation/Class Action: Discovery Abuse and Sanctions
November 4-7, 2015
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz spoke at the American Bar Association’s 9th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference on November 4-7, 2015, for panel discussion entitled "Litigation/Class Action: Discovery Abuse and Sanctions."

Internal Investigations & Compliance: Reducing Your Risk Exposure via Proactive Internal Controls
November 10, 2015
Debra S. Katz presented at a conference entitled, “Internal Investigations & Compliance: Reducing Your Risk Exposure via Proactive Internal Controls,” held on November 9-10, 2015.

Katz and Ronickher Present Deposition Workshop
November 4, 2015
Katz, Marshall & Banks partners Debra S. Katz and Alexis Ronickher presented at a November 4, 2015 D.C. Bar program entitled, “Interactive, Hands-on Deposition Workshop: Skills You Need for Effective Depositions.”

Retaliation and Whistleblower Update
October 22, 2015
Katz, Marshall, & Banks partner Debra S. Katz participated in a panel presentation at the Practising Law Insitute's 2015 Employment Law Institute entitled “Retaliation and Whistleblower Update.”

Dealing with Annoying and Sometimes Abusive Discovery Tactics
October 6, 2015
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz served as faculty of the D.C. Bar CLE Continuing Legal Education Seminar entitled “Dealing with Annoying and Sometimes Abusive Discovery Tactics.”

Debra Katz Speaks in a ACI Panel Presentation on Whistleblower Law
July 28, 2015
Katz, Marshall, & Banks partner Debra S. Katz participated in a panel presentation entitled “How to Handle Employment Landmines after a Whistleblower Complaint is Made and Validated: The Biggest Pitfalls that Can Heighten Exposure.”

Co-Chair, American Law Institute 2015 Advanced Employment Law and Litigation CLE
March 28, 2015
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz served as a co-chair for the American Law Institute’s 2015 Advanced Employment Law and Litigation continuing legal education course and served as a panelist for three seminars: Retaliation: The Most Ubiquitous Discrimination Cause of ActionEthical Problems in Employment Litigation; and Whistleblowing Litigation.

Debra Katz Speaks at Panel on Abusive Discovery Tactics
February 20, 2015
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz participated in a panel presentation on February 20, 2015, entitled “Empowering Attorneys and Clients from Abusive Discovery Tactics.”

D.C. Bar CLE Essential Trial Skills Series: Opening Statements & Closing Arguments
February 10, 2015
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz served as faculty of the D.C. Bar CLE Essential Trial Skills Series teaching about Opening Statements and Closing Arguments.

Whistleblower Retaliation Claims: Client Intake and Issue Spotting
November 6, 2014
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz moderated a panel at the American Bar Association’s 8th Annual Section of Labor & Employment Law Conference entitled “Whistleblower Retaliation Claims: Client Intake and Issue Spotting.”

Dealing with Annoying and Sometimes Abusive Discovery Tactics
October 22, 2014
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz served as faculty of the D.C. Bar CLE Continuing Legal Education Seminar entitled “Dealing with Annoying and Sometimes Abusive Discovery Tactics.”

Anti-Retaliation: Coming to an Investigation Near You
April 16, 2014
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz participated as a panelist on an ABA Antitrust, Civil Practice & Procedure Committee panel entitled “Anti-Retaliation: Coming to an Investigation Near You.”

Age Discrimination: The New Frontier for Aging Boomers
December 4, 2013
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz participated as a panelist on an ALI CLE webcast entitled “Age Discrimination: The New Frontier for Aging Boomers.”

March 14, 2013
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz served as a co-chair for a continuing legal education course on Advanced Employment Law and Litigation presented at the 24th Annual ALI-ABA Course of Study, presenting three seminars entitled Title VII Update, Including Developments in the Area of Sexual, Religious and Racial HarassmentEthical Problems in Employment Litigation, and Whistleblowing Litigation

The Whistleblower Laws You Need To Know
June 21, 2012
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz moderated a panel at the 2012 NELA Annual Convention in San Diego, California entitled The Whistleblower Laws You Need To Know.

Planning Chair, ALI-ABA CLE on Advanced Employment Law and Litigation
March 24, 2012
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz served as a planning chair for a continuing legal education course on Advanced Employment Law and Litigation presented at the 24th Annual ALI-ABA Course of Study.

D.C. Bar CLE Essential Trial Skills Series: Opening Statement & Closing Arguments
February 9, 2012
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz served as faculty of the D.C. Bar CLE Essential Trial Skills Series teaching about Opening Statement and Closing Arguments.

Part 2: Essential Trial Skills: Opening Statements and Closing Arguments
February 8, 2011
KMB Partner Debra S. Katz gave a presentation on “Part 2: Essential Trial Skills: Opening Statements and Closing Arguments” for the DC Bar Continuing Legal Education Program.

Ethics Update: Pre-Litigation EEO Investigations
December 9, 2010
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz presented “Ethics Update: Pre-Litigation EEO Investigations” at the American Bar Association Section of Labor & Employment Law.

Litigating Sexual Harassment Cases in Federal and D.C. Courts: Practical and Tactical Advice
November 15, 2010
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz gave a presentation on “Litigating Sexual Harassment Cases in Federal and D.C. Courts: Practical and Tactical Advice” for the DC Bar Continuing Legal Education Program.

Pushing the Envelope: Emerging Plaintiffs’ Theories
October 4, 2010
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz presented a program at the Virginia Bar Association’s 40th Annual Conference on Labor Relations and Employment Law entitled “Pushing the Envelope: Emerging Plaintiffs’ Theories.”

Sexual harassment claims and defenses in federal and District of Columbia Courts
September 23, 2010
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz participated as a panel member for D.C. Bar Continuing Legal Education program entitled “Sexual harassment claims and defenses in federal and District of Columbia Courts.”