Firm News

February 15, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher delivered a keynote speech at the MWELA annual conference luncheon. She spoke about her work on behalf of clients who faced sexual harassment and how the #MeToo movement has changed the landscape. MWELA (Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association) has over 300...
February 14, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Avi Kumin was a panelist on the Bloomberg Law webinar, “2018 Outlook” about the shifting HR landscape. The panel covered employment related events from the past year, including the #metoo movement, compliance issues caused by a wave of new state and local laws – redefining everything from paid...
February 12, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Adam Herzog was quoted in a Law360 article, “Blurry BigLaw Definition of ‘Partner’ Fuels Gender Bias Suits.” Disputes over the meaning of the term “partner” have arisen in several different lawsuits brought by junior partners alleging discrimination against the law firms for which they work...
February 9, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Avi Kumin was interviewed on Australia radio program RN Breakfast about a bill passed this week by the U.S. House of Representatives that would ban sexual relationships between politicians and their employees. This story is of particular interest in Australia, where it was recently revealed...
February 7, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks is representing a former Congressional Aide to Representative Patrick Meehan. Find coverage from the Philadelphia Inquirer here, and from the New York Times below. Congressman Combating Harassment Settled His Own Misconduct Case, Under Fire for Harassment Congressman Says Aide ‘Invited’ Behavior...
February 5, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Washington Post article about the obstacles that many victims of sexual harassment face when they seek legal help. The piece, “After ‘Me Too,’ women want justice. Lawyers have bad news for them,” looks at the legal hurdles facing victims, including statutes of...
January 31, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz offered some legal insight to the Washington Post in an article about adult film actress Stormy Daniels’ alleged affair with President Donald Trump. The piece, “How Stormy Daniels might be outsmarting Trump by Denying an Affair,” recaps how Ms. Daniels has played coy when answering...
January 31, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Roll Call article titled, “Hill Staffers Get New Resource in Sexual Harassment Disputes: Their Predecessors.” A new congressional workplace protection law is working its way through the House now, but that isn’t stopping a group of former congressional aides from...
January 31, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article, "Lawyers Faced with Emojis and Emoticons are all ¯\_(ツ)_/¯." The new text message based language has created confusion for lawyers in cases ranging from business disputes to harassment. In text messages associated with harassment...
January 30, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher was quoted in a Vox article about Congress’ legislative attempt to fix its sexual harassment problem titled, “Congress needs a reckoning. Will this bill do it?” Following multiple reports of alleged sexual harassment on Capitol Hill, public investigations into Congress’...

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