Firm News

September 28, 2006
KMB sponsors the D.C. Employment Justice Center's Labor Day Luncheon. See theEmployment Justice Center website. See the invitation for the Labor Day Luncheon.
September 7, 2006
by Elizabeth Williamson, Washington Post Debra S. Katz is quoted in the Washington Post's article about Scott Bloch, the head of the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, which instituted a sexist dress code policy for its employees.  Download as PDF [296kb] See the Senators Have Questions About Changes in the Office of Special...
September 7, 2006
Four senators have asked the Office of Special Counsel, the independent agency created to investigate whistle-blower complaints made by government employees, to explain a recent reorganization and how the changes affect the processing of cases. The request, made in a letter, appears to be a prelude to a Senate hearing on the...
September 1, 2006
Lawdragon, an online and print legal-services information company, has named Debra S. Katz on its list of "The 3,000 Leading Lawyers in America." The award is based on nominations by clients, law school deans, judges and other leaders in the legal profession. According to Lawdragon, "Setting the standard for the best of the...
August 28, 2006
Lisa J. Banks was selected by Lawdragon for inclusion in the "Lawdragon 500 New Stars New Worlds," which highlights the rising stars who will define the future of the legal profession.
August 15, 2006
We are delighted to announce that Debra S. Katz and Justine F. Andronici have become contributing writers for Ms. Magazine. They will write a quarterly legal column focusing on issues of importance to women. Their first piece, calling for a new legal theory to redress the persistent gender-based wage gap, is expected to run in...
June 26, 2006
Debra S. Katz is quoted in National Law Journal article on the Supreme Court's decision in Burlington Northern v. White, a major employment law case. Download as PDF [103kb] by Marcia Coyle/Staff reporter Washington - In granting broad protection to workers claiming retaliation for bringing job discrimination claims, the U.S....
June 23, 2006
Debra S. Katz spoke at the National Employment Lawyers Association Seventeenth Annual Convention: Bridging The Divide: Strategies for Fairness in the Workplace, San Francisco, CA.
June 23, 2006
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz gave a presentation at the National Employment Lawyers Association Seventh Annual Convention on June 23, 2006, for a course entitled "Bridging the Divide: Strategies for Fairness in the Workplace."  Ms. Katz's presentation was entitled "Sarbanes-Oxley: Developments and Update on...
June 1, 2006
Washingtonian Magazine names Lisa J. Banks "Washington's hottest young employment lawyer" in its "Top 40 Lawyers Under 40" article. The Washingtonian stated that Banks "has made Wal-Mart and other "big box" retailers a target of sex- and disability-discrimination claims. A former appellate attorney at the Equal Employment...

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