Firm News

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...
April 30, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher and associate Matthew LaGarde co-authored an article for Security Magazine, “Cybersecurity Whistleblowing in a Pandemic.” With social distancing orders in place across most of the country, many companies have moved employees to virtual home offices. Predictably, this has...
April 29, 2020
Super Lawyers has recognized ten Katz, Marshall & Banks attorneys in the Washington, D.C. office for their work in plaintiff-side employment law. Firm partners Debra Katz, David Marshall, Lisa Banks, Avi Kumin, Alexis Ronickher, Adam Herzog, and senior counsel Daniel Edelman and...
April 24, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks associate Joseph Abboud wrote an article in Bloomberg Law, “INSIGHT: Strong Whistleblower Protections Are Vital During COVID-19.” Now more than ever, the public is depending on government officials and health care providers to act with the utmost care and integrity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet,...
April 16, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo and associate Jessica Westerman authored an article for CafePharma, “What does federal Coronavirus legislation mean for pharmaceutical employees – and whistleblowers?” In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Congress recently passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act...
April 16, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher authored an article for GPSolo Magazine, an American Bar Associate publication, called “Sex Discrimination and Employment Law in the #MeToo Era.” The article provides a primer on protection from sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.  It details who...
April 8, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler was quoted in a Corporate Counsel article, “Amazon General Counsel's Leaked Comments Could Fuel Retaliation, Race Discrimination Claim.” Amazon created a stir when it fired Chris Smalls, a worker at the company’s Staten Island facility who organized a walkout to protest...
April 2, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Adam Herzog was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article, “Temperature Checks Pose Logistical ‘Minefield’ for Employers.” In an attempt to prevent the spread of Coronavirus among their employees, companies – including one of the country’s largest, Walmart – have begun to take their employees’...

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