Firm News

April 5, 2007
"The Right to Complain," by Justine F. Andronici and Debra S. Katz. The boss retaliated when you claimed discrimination? A new ruling makes him pay. Even exclusion from lunch invitations at the workplace can support claims of retaliations. Read the full article here.
March 16, 2007
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner David Marshall served on a panel, "Ethical Issues in Whistleblower Cases," during the NELA Spring Seminar in Chicago, Illinois.
March 16, 2007
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner David J. Marshall gave a presentation at the National Employment Lawyers Association 2007 Spring seminar on March 16, 2007, for a course entitled "Representing Workers in Whistleblower & Retaliation Actions."  Mr. Marshall's discussion focused on ethics issues that commonly arise in the...
March 16, 2007
David J. Marshall served as a member of the faculty at the National Employment Lawyers Association 2007 Spring seminar, "Representing Workers in Whistleblower & Retaliation Actions" in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Marshall spoke on a panel that addressed ethics issues that commonly arise in the representation of whistleblowers.
March 2, 2007
Debra S. Katz is named by "Super Lawyers" to its list of top lawyers in the Washington, D.C. area, published in the New York Times. The list was compiled through a rigorous peer-review process, followed by an evaluation of the lawyers' expertise, awards, and cases. Only 5% of Washington, D.C. lawyers are included on the list....
February 23, 2007
Gross Mismanagement at the Disaster Assistance Program of the U.S. Small Business Administration by Electronic Mail and First-Class Mail KMB's Debra S. Katz and Avi L. Kumin sent a letter to Senators Kerry, Snowe, Landrieu, and Stevens, and Reps. Velazquez and Cabot regarding gross mismanagement at the Disaster...
February 23, 2007
New York Times Ron Nixon and Leslie Eaton February 23, 2007 Last September, the Small Business Administration, which provides most longterm rebuilding aid to disaster victims, accelerated its lending to homeowners and businesses in the Gulf Coast, responding to criticism that it had been slow to respond to Hurricanes Katrina...
February 2, 2007
Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP filed a sexual harassment suit against The Chreky Salon and Andre Chreky, former hair stylist of First Lady Laura Bush. Ari Wilkenfeld is interviewed on NBC4 news regarding the filing of this lawsuit.  Download as PDF [62kb] See the Hairdresser to the Elite Faces New Lawsuit article  ...
February 1, 2007
Washington Post February 1, 2007 Andre Chreky Accused by a Second Former Employee of Sexual Harassment Andre Chreky, a prominent Washington hairdresser who used to cut first lady Laura Bush's locks, is the target of his second sexual harassment lawsuit in a little more than four months. An ex-employee said Chreky routinely...
February 1, 2007
KMB's Debra S. Katz sent a letter to Clay Johnson III, Chairman of the President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency, and several members of Congress regarding the continuing obstruction by the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) of the investigation of it by the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Inspector General (OIG...

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