Firm News

July 17, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in an NBC Washington story, “Independent Review of DC NFL Team's Culture, Alleged Misconduct Underway.” Yesterday, the Washington Post released a bombshell story, in which 15 former employees of the Washington, D.C. NFL team told the paper they were sexually harassed...
July 17, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher spoke at a MWELA CLE, “Contagious Enthusiasm: Employment Protections for COVID Whistleblowers.” As businesses begin to reopen across the country and in the Washington D.C. area, employees – many of whom are low-wage service workers – will likely have to work under unsafe...
July 14, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke at a Practising Law Institute webinar, “Corporate Whistleblowing in the Coronavirus Era 2020.” The program included several experts who spoke on recent developments in whistleblower law, and how the Coronavirus pandemic may affect legal and regulatory enforcement in the future...
July 2, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher – along with Eric Havian, Michael Ronickher, and Christopher McLamb of Constantine Cannon LLP – submitted a letter to the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), providing proposed changes to the association’s Model Whistleblower Award and Protection Act...
June 25, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks associate Jessica Westerman authored an article for Construction Executive, “How to Open Construction Offices Safely and Legally.” As more states loosen COVID-19 restrictions and allow businesses to reopen, it is important that employers balance their duty to protect their employees from COVID-19 with...
June 4, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo was interviewed by CafePharma to discuss issues surrounding the federal government’s response to COVID-19 – including employees’ expanded paid leave rights under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), and the whistleblower protections for employees who report...
June 2, 2020
Super Lawyers has recognized eleven Katz, Marshall & Banks attorneys for their work in plaintiff-side employment law. Firm partners Debra Katz, David Marshall, Lisa Banks, Avi Kumin, Alexis Ronickher, Adam Herzog, Michael Filoromo and senior counsel Daniel Edelman and...
May 20, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher authored an article for CafePharma titled, “Cybersecurity, Pharma, and Whistleblowing.” Big Pharma is no stranger to cyber-attacks. In 2017, Merck was victimized by malicious malware that locked its computers and resulted in forced work and factory stoppages that cost the...
May 18, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher presented at a DC Bar event, “When Cybersecurity and Employment Law Collide,” which was covered by Forbes Magazine. Blowing the whistle on internal cybersecurity vulnerabilities is a courageous act, but one that requires caution and professional legal advice to navigate the...
May 6, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher was quoted in a Washington Post article, “As workplaces reopen, coronavirus could unleash an ‘avalanche’ of lawsuits over family leave, discrimination.” Stephanie Jones is a single mother in Pennsylvania, and until recently was an employee of Eastern Airlines. Jones sought...

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