Firm News

September 1, 2006
Lawdragon, an online and print legal-services information company, has named Debra S. Katz on its list of "The 3,000 Leading Lawyers in America." The award is based on nominations by clients, law school deans, judges and other leaders in the legal profession. According to Lawdragon, "Setting the standard for the best of the...
August 28, 2006
Lisa J. Banks was selected by Lawdragon for inclusion in the "Lawdragon 500 New Stars New Worlds," which highlights the rising stars who will define the future of the legal profession.
August 15, 2006
We are delighted to announce that Debra S. Katz and Justine F. Andronici have become contributing writers for Ms. Magazine. They will write a quarterly legal column focusing on issues of importance to women. Their first piece, calling for a new legal theory to redress the persistent gender-based wage gap, is expected to run in...
June 26, 2006
Debra S. Katz is quoted in National Law Journal article on the Supreme Court's decision in Burlington Northern v. White, a major employment law case. Download as PDF [103kb] by Marcia Coyle/Staff reporter Washington - In granting broad protection to workers claiming retaliation for bringing job discrimination claims, the U.S....
June 23, 2006
Debra S. Katz spoke at the National Employment Lawyers Association Seventeenth Annual Convention: Bridging The Divide: Strategies for Fairness in the Workplace, San Francisco, CA.
June 23, 2006
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz gave a presentation at the National Employment Lawyers Association Seventh Annual Convention on June 23, 2006, for a course entitled "Bridging the Divide: Strategies for Fairness in the Workplace."  Ms. Katz's presentation was entitled "Sarbanes-Oxley: Developments and Update on...
June 1, 2006
Washingtonian Magazine names Lisa J. Banks "Washington's hottest young employment lawyer" in its "Top 40 Lawyers Under 40" article. The Washingtonian stated that Banks "has made Wal-Mart and other "big box" retailers a target of sex- and disability-discrimination claims. A former appellate attorney at the Equal Employment...
May 19, 2006
Debra S. Katz, representing Roger Barnes, a former Fannie Mae accountant and whistlebower, sent a detailed letter to former Senator Warren Rudman demonstrating that the report commissioned by Fannie Mae, known as the Rudman Report, painted a false picture of the events that led to the investigation of accounting failures at the...
May 1, 2006
KMB is among a group of public interest organizations that helped sponsor the 25th Anniversary celebration for Project on Government Oversight ("POGO"), an independent non-profit organization that investigates and exposes corruption and other misconduct in order to achieve greater accountability in the federal government. POGO...
April 24, 2006
KMB attorneys David Marshall and Justine Andronici represented a female employee of a leading government services company in a sexual harassment case, resulting in the ouster of the company's CEO and a settlement that was reported to be substantial. In a news release, MAXIMUS, Inc. announced the termination of its CEO because...

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