Firm News

June 20, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks associates Matthew LaGarde and Jessica Westerman co-authored an article for the Expert Analysis section of Law360 titled, “How Will Weinstein Co. Bankruptcy Impact Accusers?” While bankruptcy proceedings almost always yield less than full compensation to creditors, the amounts that former Weinstein...
June 19, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Washington Post article, “French executives to stand trial for ‘moral harassment’ a decade after employee suicides.” A decade ago, a French telecommunication company experienced a rash of employee suicides during a time of mass restructuring. Executives from France...
June 18, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a CNNMoney article titled “Supreme Court Ruling Helps Silence Worker Lawsuits. But these Law Students are Fighting Back.” The Supreme Court struck a major blow to workers’ rights when it ruled last month that employers can impose mandatory arbitration agreements that...
June 13, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz addressed the Wall Street Journal CFO Network meeting in Washington, D.C. The annual event showcased business leaders, politicians, and activists who discussed decision-making and leadership in the “C-suite.” This year, Ms. Katz spoke as part of the panel, “When #MeToo Hits Home.”...
June 13, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article titled, “White House Leaves Harassment Guidance in Limbo.” Following the bombshell reports surrounding Harvey Weinstein, and the ensuing #MeToo movement, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) submitted updated guidance to the White...
June 12, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz testified about sexual harassment issues in the #MeToo era before an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) task force called “Transforming #MeToo Into Harassment-Free Workplaces.” In 2015, the EEOC formed a select task force, comprised mainly of professors and attorneys, to...
June 11, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz and associate Matthew LaGarde co-authored an article for Bloomberg Law titled, “INSIGHT: The Societal Reckoning Caused by the #MeToo Movement Must Now Translate into Legal Reform.” The #MeToo movement has exposed not only the shameful behavior and negligence of those directly...
May 30, 2018
  This article appears in the June 2018 issue of Washingtonian Magazine.  
May 29, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks represented a whistleblower in a successful False Claims Act case against Inchcape Shipping Holdings Limited, a defense contractor, and one of the largest providers of marine support services in the world. Find coverage from the Washington Post here, and Law360 here. Read the press release below....
May 29, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Washington Post article titled, “’A nail in the coffin’: What the Supreme Court’s decision this week means for workers.” The Supreme Court ruled recently that the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) permits employers to enforce mandatory arbitration clauses that...

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