Firm News

March 4, 2006
Dr. Gerald Koocher, President of the American Psychological Association, presented the law firm of Bernabei & Katz, PLLC, including Lynne Bernabei, who served as lead-counsel, Debra S. Katz, Ari Wilkenfeld, and Alan Kabat, with a Presidential Citation for their work in representing Dr. Susan Lerner. Dr. Lerner served as...
March 1, 2006
KMB attorneys David J. Marshall and Debra S. Katz, together with The Sturdevant Law Firm of San Francisco and Professor Gary Peller of Georgetown Law School, file class-action lawsuits in Federal District Courts in California and Maryland against BlueHippo Funding, LLC. The lawsuits allege that BlueHippo uses deceptive...
December 31, 2005
Debra S. Katz is selected for inclusion in the 2006 edition of The Best Lawyers In America, widely regarded as the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. The Best Lawyers list is compiled through an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of the top lawyers in the U.S. confidentially...
December 1, 2005
KMB partner Debra Katz and Alan R. Kabat publish "Retaliation Claims: Law and Recent Developments," an overview of workplace retaliation complains. The overview covers the elements of retaliation claims, protected activity, adverse employment action and the causal connection. The article also touches on retaliatory lawsuits...
September 15, 2005
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa J. Banks gave a presentation at the American Law Institute-American Bar Association continuing legal education seminar entitled “Employment Discrimination and Civil Rights Actions in Federal and State Courts: Recurring Evidentiary Issues in Employment Litigation” on September 15, 2005. Ms...
September 15, 2005
KMB partner Lisa Banks publishes an ALI-ABA course of study, "Evidence Issues in Harassment and Retaliation Cases: The Plaintiff's Perspective." The course of study covers expert testimony, plaintiffs' factual evidence and defendants' factual evidence. Read the full course of study here.
September 15, 2005
Lisa Banks participated as faculty member for the American Law Institute - American Bar Association (ALI-ABA) Course of Study, Employment Discrimination and Civil Rights Actions in Federal and State Courts in Chicago, Illinois. Related Links: Visit The American Law Institute website
August 3, 2005
KMB partners Lisa Banks and Debra Katz write an article, "Only Two Major Rulings," about employment cases during the Supreme Court's 2004-2005 term. The article, published in the National Law Journal, provides an overview of Smith v. City of Jackson, Jackson v. Birmingham Board of Education and Commissioner of Internal Revenue...
February 10, 2005
KMB partner Debra Katz publishes "Evidence Issues in Harassment and Retaliation Cases: The Plaintiff's Perspective." The overview covers expert testimony, plaintiffs' factual evidence and defendants' factual evidence. Read the full article here.
February 10, 2005
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz gave a presentation at the American Law Institute-American Bar Association continuing legal education seminar entitled “Evidence Issues and Jury Instructions in Employment Law,” which was held at the Georgetown University Law Center on February 10, 2005.  Ms. Katz...

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