Firm News

May 6, 2022
KMB associate Kathryn Evans was recently quoted in an article by Ignites, “#MeToo Law to Bring More Harassment Claims into Sunlight.” The Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act was signed into law on March 3, effectively banning employers from requiring employees to sign mandatory arbitration...
May 2, 2022
Katz, Marshall & Banks Partner Alexis Ronickher is representing Janette Wipper, who was terminated from her position as Chief Counsel for California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing effective April 13, 2022, and Melanie Proctor, who resigned from her position as Assistant Chief Counsel that same day in...
April 28, 2022
Super Lawyers has selected eight Katz, Marshall and Banks attorneys to be recognized for their work in both employment law and plaintiff-side litigation in the Washington, D.C. area.  Debra Katz, David Marshall, Lisa Banks, Avi Kumin, Alexis Ronickher, Michael Filoromo, Carolyn Wheeler, and Daniel Edelman have...
April 13, 2022
On April 11, KMB partner Debra Katz had the honor of participating in Shakespeare Theatre Company's mock trial series with Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff. The event, entitled "A Hero Defamed? Much Ado About Margaret," was based on the classic comedy "Much Ado About Nothing," and was presided over by Supreme Court...
April 12, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC– Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, who represent over 40 former Washington Commanders employees, released the below statement in response to the Congressional Oversight Committee’s letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), state attorneys general, and the NFL revealing fraudulent financial practices on the part of...
April 4, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC– Lisa Banks, who represents Jason Friedman, as well as over 40 former Washington Commanders employees, released the below statement in response to the Commanders’ statement defaming Mr. Friedman following his testimony to the Congressional Oversight Committee:  “The Washington Commanders just released a...
March 11, 2022
Associate Nicolas O’Connor recently wrote an article for The Legal Intelligencer, “The Pitfalls of Litigating in the Court of Public Opinion.” In situations where a case captures the public’s attention, attorneys face a challenging task of navigating the court of public opinion while maintaining professional conduct. As Mr. O’...
March 7, 2022
Founding partner Debra Katz was recently included in City & State New York’s 2022 Law Power 100 List, which honors legal professionals who are influential in their field and powerful figures in New York’s government. Ms. Katz was recognized for her high-profile representation of Charlotte Bennett and “Jane Doe,” who came...
February 23, 2022
Senior partner Avi Kumin was recently quoted in the SHRM article, “IBM Defends Itself from Allegations of Age Bias.” A recent lawsuit against IBM alleges that the company is intentionally discriminating against older employees, including making comments that refer to them as “dinobabies” who need to be extinct. But experts...
February 22, 2022
KMB partner Alexis Ronickher and associate Nicolas O’Connor recently discussed protections available to cryptocurrency whistleblowers in an article for Bloomberg Law, “Heightened Eye on Cryptocurrency Industry Could Boost Whistleblowing.” As lawmakers and regulators continue to target illegal activity within the cryptocurrency...

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