Firm News

August 17, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was profiled by the alumni magazine of the University of Wisconsin Law School, Gargoyle. The profile captures Ms. Katz’s beginnings at the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she co-founded the Women’s Law Journal after finding the Wisconsin Law Review unwilling to adopt a...
August 16, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks was quoted in a Washington Post article, “Can you record your boss at work without him or her knowing?” Omarosa Manigault Newman, a now former aide to President Trump, made headlines when she revealed that she had secretly recorded the president and Chief of Staff John Kelly during...
August 15, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks is proud to announce that for the sixth year in a row, five of the firm’s attorneys were honored as Best Lawyers by The Best Lawyers in America in its 2019 edition. The attorneys were awarded for their work in civil rights law, employment law – individuals, litigation – labor and employment, and qui...
August 7, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was interviewed on the NPR show 1A about the corporate response to #MeToo. The discussion explored whether workplace cultures have really improved for women, or if companies have simply gotten savvier about presenting an acceptable face to the public. The #MeToo movement has...
August 6, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Washington Post article, “The challenge behind Wall Street’s ‘Weinstein clauses.’” Companies involved in mergers and acquisitions are starting to assess the potential risks to an organization should sexual harassment scandals and controversies come to light....
August 3, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Avi Kumin was interviewed on Fox 5 DC about the scandal surrounding the Ohio State University football team. Head Coach Urban Meyer was placed on paid administrative leave this week following a report that he was told of domestic violence committed by his Assistant Coach Zach Smith, and did...
August 2, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo and associate Matthew LaGarde co-authored an article for the Bloomberg Law Insights section titled, “Leveraging the False Claims Act to Combat Opioid Misuse.” The opioid crisis in the United States has wreaked havoc on communities across the country, causing researchers and...
July 31, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher was named a “Rising Star” by Law360 for 2018. This distinction is awarded to attorneys under the age of 40, based on their career accomplishments. The team of editors chose Alexis as one of just five employment attorneys from across the country to win this award. Winners were...
July 30, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Law360 article, “Former Columbia Prof Gets $1.25M Retaliation Award.” Enrichetta Ravina was a professor at Columbia University who was denied tenure after she complained that her colleague, Geert Bekaert, had sexually harassed her. On Friday, a Manhattan jury found...
July 30, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in the New Yorker’s exposé of CBS CEO Les Moonves, and spoke with NPR about how companies often fail to check sexual harassment when it is occurring at the highest levels within their organization. Leslie Moonves holds a top post at CBS and is one of the most powerful...

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