Firm News

August 1, 2007
The National Law Journal publishes an article by Lisa J. Banks and Debra S. Katz analyzing the U.S. Supreme Court's recent 5-4 decision, Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., Inc. and other employment-related Supreme Court cases of the 2006-2007 term. As Ms. Banks and Ms. Katz note in the article, the Supreme Court...
August 1, 2007
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner David Marshall published an article, "Blowing the Whistle on Nuclear Safety Lapses: Federal Whistleblower Protections Act at a Glance," on nuclear whistleblowers. Mr. Marshall writes about the Energy Reorganization Act (ERA) and its protections for nuclear whistleblowers, as well as the types of...
July 18, 2007
KMB attorney Justine Andronici is quoted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy in a report on "family-responsibilities discrimination" or "caregiver discrimination" on the part of non-profit employers. According to Andronici, such discrimination is not uncommon even when prohibited in an organization's employment manual. Family-...
July 17, 2007
KMB and the Government Accountability Project announce a settlement in the workers' whistleblower retaliation case filed by ten U.S. Capitol Tunnel Shop workers against the Architect of the Capitol. The out-of-court settlement resolves the complaint that the workers filed with the Congressional Office of Compliance in October...
July 13, 2007
Debra S. Katz, counsel for current and former employees of the Office of Special Counsel who have filed a complaint against Scott Bloch, OSC Special Counsel, is quoted by the Federal Times in connection with the OSC reauthorization hearings. According to Katz, "We believe that it is obvious that Mr. Bloch launched this wide-...
July 3, 2007
KMB attorneys Debra S. Katz, Ari Wilkenfeld and Justine Andronici prosecute a sexual harassment suit filed against Andre Chreky and his Salon. The Washington Post featured a Style Section article about the lawsuit noting that "Two Ex-Employees Present a Very Different Image of Andre Chreky. For a decade, Andre Chreky's boutique...
July 1, 2007
Ms. Magazine published an article, "Court Gives OK to Unequal Pay," by KMB attorney Justine Andronici. The article described Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber, as well as the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in that case. Ledbetter discovered that she was paid less than her male counterparts at Goodyear, but Supreme Court...
June 20, 2007
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner David Marshall served on a panel, "Employment Mediation," for a D.C. Bar CLE Program course in Washington, D.C.
June 15, 2007
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner David Marshall served on a panel - "Whistleblowers: Can a Whistleblower Get Justice? Can Her Lawyer Get Paid?" - during the West Virginia Association for Justice Annual Convention in Charleston, West Virginia.
June 14, 2007
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner David J. Marshall gave a presentation before the West Virginia Association for Justice Annual Convention on June 14, 2007, based on a white paper he published entitled "Whistleblowers: Can a Whistleblower Get Justice? Can Her Lawyer Get Paid?"  The paper gave a brief overview of whistleblower...

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