Firm News

March 26, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a New York Times article, “#MeToo Called for an Overhaul. Are Workplaces Really Changing?” Since the Harvey Weinstein revelations, women are more empowered than ever before to report sexual harassment. The public condemnation of so many powerful men, and the deluge of...
March 26, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was interviewed on NPR’s The Takeaway to talk about non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), in employment and private life. From the White House, to The Weinstein Company, to President Trump’s personal affairs, NDAs have gained popularity among powerful people as a way to keep others...
March 26, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher was quoted in The Economist article, “Memo to White House staff: keep talking.” In an attempt to stop the serial leaks that his administration endured in its first weeks in office, President Trump used a private sector tool, and had all of his staffers sign non-disclosure...
March 22, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was interviewed by The Frame, an entertainment and pop culture radio show produced by Southern California Public Radio, to discuss The Weinstein Company’s decision to release its employees from the nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) in their employment contracts. Ms. Katz spoke with...
March 22, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Washington Post Op-Ed article, “Trump had senior staff sign nondisclosure agreements. They’re supposed to last beyond his presidency.” It was recently revealed that President Trump, in response to a series of early leaks, had his senior staff sign non-disclosure...
March 21, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks joined the National Women’s Law Center in filing an amicus brief in support of a women’s class action challenging pay and promotion discrimination by Sterling Jewelers. Read the NWLC summary of the brief here, and the brief here.
March 15, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Bloomberg BNA article titled, “Delaware Looks to Boost Protections against Sexual Harassment.” Following the wave of allegations of sexual harassment that has permeated all industries, Delaware Governor John Carney reaffirmed the need to protect state employees...
March 13, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Washington Post Op-Ed titled, “Another woman has settled a claim with Fox News. And another woman is now out of a job.” Diana Falzone was a top performer at Fox News as an anchor on the webcasts of FoxNews.com. In January of 2017, she wrote an essay about her...
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...

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