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November 28, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks was inducted in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers Class of 2017. The College was founded in 1995 as a non-profit professional association honoring the nation’s leading labor and employment lawyers. Membership is by nomination only, and is granted based on an attorney’s...
November 27, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in articles for the New York Times, CNN, FiveThirtyEight, and the Washington Post about the fallout on Capitol Hill from revelations of sexual harassment committed by high profile politicians and Congressmen. Much has been made of the harassers and their futures, but...
November 27, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz appeared as a guest on the NPR show 1A to discuss what happens to victims of sexual harassment. While recent media attention has focused on famous people accused of sexual harassment, those who are truly impacted the most, often do not get their stories told. Not only does...
November 27, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Washington Post story about the corporate motivations and actual effectiveness behind sexual harassment training. The article, titled “Why sexual harassment training doesn’t stop harassment,” details the problems with current sexual harassment training programs and...
November 22, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was interviewed for an NBC News segment on the report that Representative John Conyers settled with a former staffer, who claimed that she was fired for refusing his sexual advances. Like almost all cases of sexual harassment in Congress, Conyer’s victim was likely forced to sign an...
November 22, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher and senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler were quoted in separate articles for Politico on sexual harassment problems in the White House and on Capitol Hill. The Politico article, “Lawyers call White House sexual harassment policy ‘useless,’” analyses the White House’s sexual...
November 21, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher appeared as a guest on the NPR show HearSay with Cathy Lewis to discuss sexual harassment in the workplace. Legally, Ronickher explains, workplace sexual harassment has been prohibited for thirty years as a form of sex discrimination. What have changed are the cultural...
November 21, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was interviewed for an MSNBC segment called, “Politicization of harassment keeps women silent.” The piece, led by NBC correspondent Kasie Hunt, segues from interviews with Ms. Katz and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand about sexual harassment on Capitol Hill, to a panel with women who...
November 20, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke on a Practicing Law Institute webcast called “Sexual Harassment: Lessons Learned from Recent Scandals.” The webcast focused on everything from why boardrooms still fail to reprimand harassers who are high earners at the company, to the future of non-disclosure agreements in...
November 16, 2017
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz appeared on KNX Radio program “In Depth” to talk about the broken system for reporting sexual harassment in Congress. As it currently stands, victims must undergo a long and painful administrative process that lasts at the very least 90 days. “The entire structure of this process is...

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