Firm News

March 2, 2007
Debra S. Katz is named by "Super Lawyers" to its list of top lawyers in the Washington, D.C. area, published in the New York Times. The list was compiled through a rigorous peer-review process, followed by an evaluation of the lawyers' expertise, awards, and cases. Only 5% of Washington, D.C. lawyers are included on the list....
February 23, 2007
Gross Mismanagement at the Disaster Assistance Program of the U.S. Small Business Administration by Electronic Mail and First-Class Mail KMB's Debra S. Katz and Avi L. Kumin sent a letter to Senators Kerry, Snowe, Landrieu, and Stevens, and Reps. Velazquez and Cabot regarding gross mismanagement at the Disaster...
February 23, 2007
New York Times Ron Nixon and Leslie Eaton February 23, 2007 Last September, the Small Business Administration, which provides most longterm rebuilding aid to disaster victims, accelerated its lending to homeowners and businesses in the Gulf Coast, responding to criticism that it had been slow to respond to Hurricanes Katrina...
February 2, 2007
Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP filed a sexual harassment suit against The Chreky Salon and Andre Chreky, former hair stylist of First Lady Laura Bush. Ari Wilkenfeld is interviewed on NBC4 news regarding the filing of this lawsuit.  Download as PDF [62kb] See the Hairdresser to the Elite Faces New Lawsuit article  ...
February 1, 2007
Washington Post February 1, 2007 Andre Chreky Accused by a Second Former Employee of Sexual Harassment Andre Chreky, a prominent Washington hairdresser who used to cut first lady Laura Bush's locks, is the target of his second sexual harassment lawsuit in a little more than four months. An ex-employee said Chreky routinely...
February 1, 2007
KMB's Debra S. Katz sent a letter to Clay Johnson III, Chairman of the President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency, and several members of Congress regarding the continuing obstruction by the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) of the investigation of it by the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Inspector General (OIG...
January 5, 2007
Ms. Magazine publishes an article, "Scaling the Maternal Wall," by KMB attorneys Justine Andronici and Debra Katz. The article details the newly-recognized family responsibilities discrimination. Read the full article here.
December 13, 2006
Capitol Tunnel Workers Receive Award by JIM ABRAMS, The Associated Press David Marshall is quoted in the Washington Post in a story about a group of ten KMB clients employed to maintain the utility tunnels under Capitol Hill. The workers received the Joe A. Callaway Award for Civic Courage, given to people who take a public...
November 30, 2006
Debra S. Katz served as a member of the faculty for the ALI-ABA CLE: Advanced Employment Law and Litigation course, in Washington, D.C. Ms. Katz taught the following programs: "Retaliation, Whistleblower Protection and Sarbanes Oxley Developments," and "Ethical Problems in Employment Litigation."
November 30, 2006
KMB partner Debra Katz publishes an ALI-ABA course of study, "Ethical Problems in Employment Litigation." Topics include, among others: legal ethics in the representation of multiple parties, settlement issues: restrictions on an attorney's ability to practice law, settlement negotiations, inadvertently disclosed documents,...

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