Firm News

December 12, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher spoke as part of a webinar on the rise of unjust and coercive contract provisions being used by employers. The webinar, “Signing Your Rights Away: Coercive Waivers in the Workplace and How Advocates Can Fight Back,” was hosted by the National Employment Law Project and the...
December 12, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler spoke at an ALI-CLE course, “Changing Employment Law Currents: Examining This Administration’s Impacts.” Ms. Wheeler presented on trends in employment law from the past year or two, and their effects on employers and workers. She also examined where employers must adapt...
December 7, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks spoke at a United Women in Business Foundation event, “Advocates & Allies against Workplace Gender Harassment.” It has been over a year since the #MeToo movement began, and activists have forced the epidemic of workplace sexual harassment into the public consciousness, and...
December 7, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was honored in October as a recipient of the Washington Business Journal’s C-Suite Awards. On Thursday, the Washington Business Journal hosted their annual awards dinner and published profile pieces to celebrate the winners. Business leaders shared stories of their journeys, and...
December 4, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks spoke at the Wall Street Journal’s 11th Annual CEO Council Meeting. The annual meetings are designed to tackle issues related to the rapid political, social, and technological changes that C-Suite executives face in today’s world. The speakers included leaders in government and the...
November 16, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Washington Post article, “Google and Facebook ended forced arbitration for sexual harassment claims. Why more companies could follow.” Pressured by an employee walkout, Google announced changes to their sexual harassment policy last Thursday. Facebook followed suit...
November 13, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Avi Kumin presented a course on “Whistleblower Retaliation Law” through the Clear Law Institute’s CLE program.  The course surveyed whistleblower protection statutes under both federal and state law, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, False Claims Act, National Defense Authorization Act, Dodd-...
November 12, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks and senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler spoke at the 12th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference presented by the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law. The conference’s programs and activities addressed different aspects of employment law – from focuses on certain practice areas...
November 12, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in an Associated Press article, “Former NY Attorney General Won’t Face Abuse Charges.” Following a six-month investigation, special prosecutor Madeline Singas said that she could not bring criminal charges against former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman because...
November 8, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was interviewed and quoted in a pair of NPR stories on the increased politicization of the #MeToo movement. The campaign to fight sexual harassment and assault is being challenged by those who believe that the movement has gone “too far” – whether that be too much weight given to...

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