Firm News

April 2, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Adam Herzog was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article, “Temperature Checks Pose Logistical ‘Minefield’ for Employers.” In an attempt to prevent the spread of Coronavirus among their employees, companies – including one of the country’s largest, Walmart – have begun to take their employees’...
March 27, 2020
Former Katz, Marshall & Banks client Chris Smith, who in 2017 received a $2.4 million whistleblower award from the Securities and Exchange Commission,  was the subject of an ABA Journal article, “Sounding the alarm: One whistleblower’s story.” Smith, the first government employee to receive an SEC whistleblower award,...
March 6, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke at an event hosted by Rutgers Law School, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Women’s Rights Law Reporter. The Reporter is notable not only for its place as the first publication in the United States to cover women’s legal rights, but also for its original faculty...
March 2, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was interviewed on CBS Sunday Morning for the segment, “Full disclosure: The truth behind NDAs.” Non-disclosure agreements, signed either as a condition of employment or as part of a settlement, have recently come under scrutiny because they may silence victims of discrimination or...
March 2, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in an Associated Press article, “Sanders-linked group entered into racial discrimination NDA.” In 2019, a political consultant on Bernie Sanders’s 2016 presidential campaign filed a lawsuit with the candidate’s political advocacy group, Our Revolution, alleging racial...
March 2, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in the Washington Post article, “New database aims to expose companies that make employees arbitrate sexual harassment claims.” A few years ago, activist Shannon Coulter started the “#GrabYourWallet campaign” by compiling information on businesses that carried products...
February 26, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo co-published the SOX Midwinter Report for the American Bar Association, with contributions from associates Antuan Johnson and Matthew LaGarde. The treatise focuses on the anti-retaliation provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). The report details the...
February 26, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz and client Patricia Wulf were interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition about reports that Placido Domingo struck a deal with the American Guild of Musical Artists to pay the union $500,000 following an investigation into allegations of the opera star’s sexual harassment. The deal, which...
February 25, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke about Monday’s verdict that found disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein guilty of two felony sex crimes – one count of third-degree rape and one count of first-degree criminal sexual assault. Ms. Katz described to the New York Times the tension in the courtroom and the...
February 25, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partners Debra Katz and Lisa Banks wrote an article for NBC News, “Bloomberg nondisclosure agreement controversy misses why victims can want them.” During last week’s Democratic debate, Senator Elizabeth Warren criticized Michael Bloomberg over his company’s use of non-disclosure agreements that...

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