Firm News

February 12, 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor has reinstated Janet Herold as the chief legal officer for the Western region. This follows Ms. Herold’s termination during the final days of the Trump Administration in retaliation for her whistleblower complaint, which stated that then Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia improperly interfered in a major...
February 4, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke at part two of the DC Bar’s four part series, “Foundations of Trial Advocacy.” The series features legal experts who discuss best practices for managing the various facets of trial practice – from jury selection, to closing arguments, to cross examination, and more. Part two...
January 28, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks counsel Carolyn Wheeler was quoted on the damage done to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in The Nation article, “A Wrench in the Works.” The EEOC is the federal agency tasked with enforcing civil rights laws against workplace discrimination and despite the strongly pro-business...
January 22, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher was quoted in Bloomberg Law and Law360 on then-Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia’s termination of her and Debra Katz's client Janet Herold, a former top litigator in the U.S. Department of Labor. In August 2020, Ms. Herold filed a complaint with the U.S. Office of...
January 14, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo discussed the trajectory of his legal career with Attorney at Law Magazine. In 2015, Mr. Filoromo co-founded the firm’s Philadelphia office after being elevated to partner. As an active member of the Philadelphia legal community, he was elected President of the Eastern...
January 5, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior associate Jessica Westerman was quoted in HR.com’s article, “Women in Silicon Valley: Corporate America’s Gender Paradox.” In December, Françoise Brougher, the former Chief Operating Officer of Pinterest reached a $22.5 million settlement with the image sharing and social media platform to...
January 4, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks is delighted to announce that five of its partners, Debra Katz, David Marshall, Lisa Banks, Avi Kumin, and Alexis Ronickher were recognized in the 2020 edition of Washingtonian Magazine's “Top Lawyers” in the “Employment Plaintiffs” category. Washingtonian Magazine compiles its bi-annual list through...
December 22, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks is proud to announce that The National Law Review (NLR) has recognized the firm as a “Go-To Thought Leader” for 2020. The award recognizes 71 legal authors and organizations – less than 0.1% of the publication’s 15,000 authors – who wrote consistent and insightful legal news and analysis during this...
December 18, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior associate Jessica Westerman was quoted in a Huffington Post article about accusations that a contestant on The Bachelorette raped a woman ten years ago. Uzoma Nwachukwu was a contestant on the current season of the hit television show, The Bachelorette, where he competed with several other men...
December 14, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher spoke on a DC Bar CLE webinar about new developments in the SEC Whistleblower Program, and how these changes will practically impact securities whistleblowers. In September 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to pass final rules amending its whistleblower...

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