Firm News

February 21, 2022
Senior partner Debra Katz has been named to Lawdragon’s 2022 list of “500 Leading Lawyers in America” for the fourth consecutive year. The annual Lawdragon guide is an elite distinction that recognizes leaders in the legal field, including corporate counsel, law firm stars, leaders in academia, public interest lawyers and more...
February 18, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC–  Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, who represent Tiffani Johnston, as well as over 40 former WFT employees, released the below statement regarding the NFL hiring a new investigator to lead an investigation into Dan Snyder following Ms. Johnston’s recent Congressional testimony: “Beth Wilkinson conducted a...
February 14, 2022
KMB partner Michael Filoromo was recently quoted in the CNN article, “What the workplace harassment law reform will mean for you.”   On February 10, the Senate passed the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Harassment Act, which bans forced arbitration in sexual misconduct cases and allows...
February 10, 2022
KMB partner Adam Herzog was recently quoted in a Best Lawyers article, “SEC Whistleblower Awards Are Spiraling. Could It Be Part of MeToo Movement?” Although the SEC’s whistleblower program has been issuing awards since 2008, the agency issued more awards in 2021 than in all the previous 10 years combined. While some argue...
February 9, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC–  Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, who represent Tiffani Johnston, as well as over 40 former WFT employees, released the following statement regarding the news that Dan Snyder has hired independent investigators following Ms. Johnston’s Congressional testimony last week: “The idea that Dan Snyder has hired a...
February 4, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC– Today the House Committee on Oversight and Reform released crucial information which made clear why NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the National Football League have stonewalled efforts to release the Wilkinson report and have instead allowed Dan Snyder to consolidate his ownership of the Washington Football...
February 3, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC– Today, six former Washington Football Team (WFT) employees testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform about the WFT’s disturbing culture of sexual harassment and workplace misconduct.  The brave individuals who testified shared that they and their female colleagues experienced sexual...
January 28, 2022
KMB partner Alexis Ronickher and associate Nicolas O’Connor recently published an article on TechCrunch, “Whistleblowers can protect crypto and DeFi.”  As lawmakers seek to reign in the rapidly growing cryptocurrency industry, many crypto-enthusiasts worry about over-regulation. According to Ms. Ronickher and Mr. O’Connor...
January 28, 2022
KMB associate Rachel Green recently appeared on “The Takeaway” with Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss New York’s recently enacted whistleblower protections. Prior to the new legislation, New York lagged behind federal law in the protections that it offered to whistleblowers, particularly healthcare workers reporting workplace...
January 27, 2022
Attorneys Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, who represent 40 former employees of the Washington Football Team (WFT), issued the below statement regarding the House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s upcoming roundtable on “Examining the Washington Football Team’s Toxic Workplace Culture:" “Today we learned that on Thursday, February...

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