Publications

On August 9, 2016, Katz, Marshall and Banks partner Michael Filoromo published an article on Law360 entitled, "Deciphering The Scope Of The Pa. Personnel Files Act." The article discusses whether a former employee can be considered a "current" employee under Pennsylvania's Personnel Files Act, and therefore have a...
Katz, Marshall and Banks partners Lisa Banks and Michael Filoromo published an article in Corporate Compliance Insights entitled, "The SEC's Increasing Focus on Employer-Employee Confidentiality Agreements." The article discussed how the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission's recent rulings on confidentiality...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa J. Banks and law clerk Matthew LaGarde published an article on Law.com on June 23, 2016, entitled, “Scope of Whistleblower Protection Under Dodd-Frank Remains to Be Seen.” The article analyzes how an ambiguity that exists within the Dodd-Frank Act may impact who falls within the...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz and associate Colleen Coveney published an article in Law360 on June 20, 2016, entitled “Title IX Enforcement: A Lack of Institutional Support.” The article discusses how the events that led Baylor University to remove its president, Ken Starr, and head football coach Art Briles...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael A. Filoromo, III and law clerk Matthew LaGarde published an article in Law360 on June 2, 2016, entitled “Will DTSA Whistleblower Protection Be A Game-Changer?”  The article discussed the recently-passed Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA), designed primarily to provide legal...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz and Matthew LaGarde published an article in Law360 on April 27, 2016, entitled “A Victory For SOX Whistleblowers In Recent DOL Decision.”  The article discussed the Department of Labor Administrative Review Board’s recent decision in Dietz v. Cypress Semiconductor Corp., a...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner David J. Marshall coedited a comprehensive 2016 update on the anti-retaliation provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) entitled the "2016 SOX Midwinter Report."  Partner Alison B. Asarnow was also a contributing author to the paper.  The 117-page white paper provides a detailed...
On February 18, 2016, Katz, Marshall & Banks released the 2016 comprehensive practice guides for the whistleblower programs for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The Firm has produced our SEC Whistleblower Practice Guide annually since the inception...
Katz, Marshall & Banks Of Counsel Carolyn Wheeler published an article in Law360 on December 16, 2015, entitled “Addressing Workplace Discrimination After Terror Attacks.”  Coming in the wake of a number of incidents that have caused and evidenced an increased level of anti-Muslim sentiment in the...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz published an editorial today in USA Today which she co-authored with Danielle Brian calling on Congress to pass meaningful whistleblower protections for its employees.  As Ms. Katz points out, while anti-retaliation protections for whistleblowers have become increasingly...

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