Firm News

March 8, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher and associate Mehreen Rasheed co-authored an Expert Analysis article for Law360 titled, “No Bright-Line Rule for ‘Telework’ as ADA Accommodation.” Technological progress has taken more and more people from an office building to a home office. But whether teleworking is...
March 7, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher was quoted in a Vox article, “Exclusive: Congress requires many unpaid interns to sign nondisclosure agreements.” The story analyzes two very broad nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) that Vox obtained from Capitol Hill staffers.  Many Congressional offices require interns to sign...
March 5, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Washingtonian article, “#HerToo: 40 Years Ago This Woman Helped Make Sexual Harassment Illegal.” The piece revisits the case of Sandra Bundy, a former corrections department employee, who endured years of severe sexual harassment from her supervisors before taking...
March 5, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partners David Marshall and Lisa Banks, and senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler participated in the 2018 National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law in Coronado, California. The conference was an opportunity for attorneys, businesspeople, and policymakers to learn about current trial practice...
March 5, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks spoke at the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution’s annual meeting. This year’s CPR meeting focused on dispute resolution in an increasingly fractured world, and featured experts discussing everything from disaster response to cybersecurity. Ms. Banks...
March 2, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher moderated a D.C. Bar panel discussion entitled “Supreme Court Update – Digital Realty v. Somers.” In Digital Realty, the Supreme Court ruled that whistleblowers must report potential violations of securities laws to the SEC to be protected from retaliation under the Dodd-Frank...
March 1, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks is representing the former Chief Medical Officer of United Medical Center, Dr. Julian Craig. For more information, read the Washington Post, and Washington Business Journal’s accounts.
February 28, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher appeared in a graphic in The Oprah Magazine, detailing the process that sexual harassment victims often endure, from their decision to report the behavior through a final outcome. The graphic follows a fictional character, Jane Doe, who decides that she’s had enough of her...
February 26, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler was quoted in an article for Pando entitled, “The Bear’s Lair: The untold story of systemic gender discrimination inside UC Berkley’s IT Department.” The piece profiles Vanessa Kaskiris, a woman from East L.A. who worked her way through UC Berkeley and into a job with...
February 15, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher delivered a keynote speech at the MWELA annual conference luncheon. She spoke about her work on behalf of clients who faced sexual harassment and how the #MeToo movement has changed the landscape. MWELA (Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association) has over 300...

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