Firm News

September 21, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP today announced that Alia Al-Khatib joined the firm’s Philadelphia office as an associate and Kathryn Evans joined as a litigation fellow in the Washington, D.C. office. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Al-Khatib worked as a staff attorney with Justice at Work, where she focused on wage theft,...
September 1, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was honored as a “Washington D.C. Trailblazer” by the National Law Journal, recognizing her as an agent of change in her practice. The National Law Journal article describes highlights of Ms. Katz’s career, including her recent representation of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford during the...
August 20, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks is proud to announce that The Best Lawyers in America has recognized nine attorneys from the firm as Best Lawyers. The attorneys were honored for their work in the areas of civil rights law, employment law, employment litigation, and qui tam law. Since 1983, Best Lawyers© has named the top...
August 17, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks associate Jolena Jeffrey was quoted in a SHRM article, “How HR Should Respond to Social and Political Expression at Work.” With the presidential election quickly approaching, and the country in the midst of social unrest in the wake of several deaths at the hands of the police, more and more employees...
August 10, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks associate Jolena Jeffrey authored an article for Bloomberg Law, “INSIGHT: Black Lives Matter Apparel Raises Questions for Employers.” As people become increasingly engaged with political activism and social justice movements, employees are displaying their support in the apparel they wear to work....
July 17, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in an NBC Washington story, “Independent Review of DC NFL Team's Culture, Alleged Misconduct Underway.” Yesterday, the Washington Post released a bombshell story, in which 15 former employees of the Washington, D.C. NFL team told the paper they were sexually harassed...
July 17, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher spoke at a MWELA CLE, “Contagious Enthusiasm: Employment Protections for COVID Whistleblowers.” As businesses begin to reopen across the country and in the Washington D.C. area, employees – many of whom are low-wage service workers – will likely have to work under unsafe...
July 14, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke at a Practising Law Institute webinar, “Corporate Whistleblowing in the Coronavirus Era 2020.” The program included several experts who spoke on recent developments in whistleblower law, and how the Coronavirus pandemic may affect legal and regulatory enforcement in the future...
July 2, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher – along with Eric Havian, Michael Ronickher, and Christopher McLamb of Constantine Cannon LLP – submitted a letter to the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), providing proposed changes to the association’s Model Whistleblower Award and Protection Act...
June 25, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks associate Jessica Westerman authored an article for Construction Executive, “How to Open Construction Offices Safely and Legally.” As more states loosen COVID-19 restrictions and allow businesses to reopen, it is important that employers balance their duty to protect their employees from COVID-19 with...

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