Firm News

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...
June 4, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo was interviewed by CafePharma to discuss issues surrounding the federal government’s response to COVID-19 – including employees’ expanded paid leave rights under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), and the whistleblower protections for employees who report...
June 2, 2020
Super Lawyers has recognized eleven Katz, Marshall & Banks attorneys for their work in plaintiff-side employment law. Firm partners Debra Katz, David Marshall, Lisa Banks, Avi Kumin, Alexis Ronickher, Adam Herzog, Michael Filoromo and senior counsel Daniel Edelman and...
May 20, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher authored an article for CafePharma titled, “Cybersecurity, Pharma, and Whistleblowing.” Big Pharma is no stranger to cyber-attacks. In 2017, Merck was victimized by malicious malware that locked its computers and resulted in forced work and factory stoppages that cost the...
May 18, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher presented at a DC Bar event, “When Cybersecurity and Employment Law Collide,” which was covered by Forbes Magazine. Blowing the whistle on internal cybersecurity vulnerabilities is a courageous act, but one that requires caution and professional legal advice to navigate the...
May 6, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher was quoted in a Washington Post article, “As workplaces reopen, coronavirus could unleash an ‘avalanche’ of lawsuits over family leave, discrimination.” Stephanie Jones is a single mother in Pennsylvania, and until recently was an employee of Eastern Airlines. Jones sought...
April 30, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher and associate Matthew LaGarde co-authored an article for Security Magazine, “Cybersecurity Whistleblowing in a Pandemic.” With social distancing orders in place across most of the country, many companies have moved employees to virtual home offices. Predictably, this has...
April 24, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks associate Joseph Abboud wrote an article in Bloomberg Law, “INSIGHT: Strong Whistleblower Protections Are Vital During COVID-19.” Now more than ever, the public is depending on government officials and health care providers to act with the utmost care and integrity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet,...
April 16, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo and associate Jessica Westerman authored an article for CafePharma, “What does federal Coronavirus legislation mean for pharmaceutical employees – and whistleblowers?” In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Congress recently passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act...

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