Firm News

April 8, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks is representing Facebook employees and acting as co-counsel in an investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission into alleged systemic racial bias in hiring and promotions at Facebook. The EEOC has categorized the investigation as a “systemic probe,” indicating that it suspects company...
April 7, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher spoke on a Colorado Bar Association panel, “From Bystander to Upstander: How to Respond to Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession.” Women working in law face the same problems of sexual harassment and discrimination experienced by women across all other industries. In the...
March 23, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks is representing 40 former employees of the Washington Football Team. The clients have alleged a toxic and abusive work environment, going back 20 years, in which women were subjected to pervasive sexual harassment and abuse.  The harassment included the production of lewd videos of team...
March 22, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler was quoted in Bloomberg Law on the announcement that Gwendolyn Young Reams will serve as the acting general counsel for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The EEOC is the federal agency tasked with enforcing civil rights laws against discrimination in the...
March 8, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Avi Kumin was quoted in a Law360 article, “How to Respond When Workers Say They’ve Been Mistreated.” Governor Andrew Cuomo has been under fire over the past couple of weeks not only because of the scandals surrounding his administration’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and his alleged...
March 4, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke at the second annual Women in Law Lecture, hosted by the Roger Williams University School of Law. The fireside chat series serves as an opportunity for law students to hear from established women attorneys about their career challenges and experiences. Ms. Katz spoke with RWU...
March 3, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks is representing Charlotte Bennett, a former aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo who has accused the governor of sexual harassment. Ms. Bennett was an executive assistant and health policy advisor in the Governor’s administration until her departure in November. During her time in Albany, Ms. Bennett said...
March 2, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Colleen Coveney was quoted in an article in Forbes, “McDonald’s Faces Challenges in Addressing Harassment Allegations and Issues.” The fast food giant has come under fire for a series of sexual harassment claims at several McDonald’s restaurants. Following a CBS Sunday Morning story detailing...
February 26, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks is representing Steven Sund, the former Chief of Capitol Police, related to the fallout from the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Sund was Chief when rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol, disrupting the counting of electoral votes, and desecrating and vandalizing the halls of Congress. Five people died...
February 24, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo spoke at an American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Midwinter Meeting on the future of the SEC Whistleblower Program and Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) whistleblower protections under the new Biden administration.  During the prior administration, funding...

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