Firm News

May 30, 2018
  This article appears in the June 2018 issue of Washingtonian Magazine.  
May 29, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks represented a whistleblower in a successful False Claims Act case against Inchcape Shipping Holdings Limited, a defense contractor, and one of the largest providers of marine support services in the world. Find coverage from the Washington Post here, and Law360 here. Read the press release below....
May 29, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Washington Post article titled, “’A nail in the coffin’: What the Supreme Court’s decision this week means for workers.” The Supreme Court ruled recently that the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) permits employers to enforce mandatory arbitration clauses that...
May 23, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Adam Herzog was quoted in an Ignites article, “TIAA Fired Me Over Race, Not Rule-Breaking: Ex-Staffer.” Sean Lawrence, an ex-TIAA employee who is African-American, claims that his termination last year was racially motivated, and that the company’s justification – that he used the company’s...
May 18, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz authored an opinion piece for the Washington Post titled, “30 million women can’t sue their employer over harassment. Hopefully that’s changing.” The statistic, calculated by the Economic Policy Institute, shows that since the mid-1990s, mandatory arbitration clauses have become...
May 16, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher was quoted in a Wall Street Journal blog titled, “Cybersecurity Whistleblowers are Growing Corporate Challenge.” The SEC sent a message to companies in April when it fined Altaba Inc. (formerly Yahoo) $35 million for its negligent handling of a 2014 cyber hack. The agency’s...
May 9, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks associate Stacy Cammarano authored an op-ed in the Washington Post titled, “#MeToo in the federal court system is doomed to fail.” As an extended version of her blog for KMB’s Employment Law Blog, Ms. Cammarano explains how the system for law clerks who are victimized fails, and calls on Congress to...
May 8, 2018
The Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit held oral arguments today in the case, Feminists United et al v. University of Mary Washington et al in which the U.S. Preeminent Constitutional Law Scholar Erwin Chemerinsky argued the case for the Plaintiffs.  KMB attorneys Carolyn Wheeler, Joseph Abboud and...
April 27, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in the Associated Press article “#MeToo Leaders: Cosby’s Conviction Will Bolster the Movement.” Cosby, an American comic and TV icon for decades, was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting Andrea Costand, a Temple University employee, in 2004. It is a significant...
April 26, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz, and senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler spoke at the 2018 Enough is Enough Summit. The summit is an all-day event of panels and speeches from a variety of legislators, activists, academics, and survivors dedicated to addressing sexual violence and harassment.  Ms. Katz spoke...

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