Firm News

September 19, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks was quoted in the Wall Street Journal article, “Walmart Likely Discriminated Against Female Store Workers, EEOC Finds.” In 2001, Walmart, the country’s largest private employer, was threatened with a wide-ranging class action lawsuit of 1.6 million female workers who alleged that...
September 10, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher authored an article for the September 2019 edition of Trial Magazine on the importance of pursuing overlapping national origin, race, religion, or gender discrimination claims, when applicable. Ms. Ronickher provides an overview of the primary federal law that protects workers...
September 9, 2019
KMB is proud to announce that Joseph Abboud has been included in Law360’s “Top Attorneys Under 40.” From over 1300 nominations, the editors at Law360 chose 175 attorneys who have already achieved great accomplishments in their young careers. The list spans more than 80 law firms and 39 practice areas. Read Mr. Abboud's Law360...
August 15, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks is proud to announce that The Best Lawyers in America has recognized eight attorneys from the firm as Best Lawyers. The attorneys were honored for their work in the areas of civil rights law, employment law, employment litigation, and qui tam law. Since 1983, Best Lawyers© has named the top...
August 12, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks spoke at the showcase CLE program at the American Bar Association's annual meeting, "The #MeToo Reckoning: How Far We've Come & Where We Go from Here." The annual meeting of the Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice offers CLE courses that educate attendees on recent...
August 12, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher authored an Expert Analysis article for Law360, “Cisco FCA Deal Shows Viability of Cybersecurity Qui Tams.” The False Claims Act and its state analogues allow whistleblowers to bring lawsuits against companies that defraud the federal government. These “qui tam suits” are...
July 25, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in Jane Mayer’s New Yorker article, “The Case of Al Franken.” The piece delves into the allegations made by Leeann Tweeden that the former Minnesota Senator had sexually harassed her on a U.S.O. Tour in 2006. The article covers the hectic days following Tweeden’s public...
July 25, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks associate Joseph Abboud was named a 2019 Rising Star by the National Law Journal. The annual honor is bestowed upon 40 of the most accomplished attorneys under the age of 40 in the Washington, D.C. area. The honorees work at law firms, the Department of Justice, and U.S. District Courts. Only the most...
July 24, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz and senior counsel Hannah Alejandro co-authored an op-ed for the Washington Post, “Blue states are leading in sexual harassment reforms. Red states are leaving women behind.” Two of the largest social and political battles of the last two years have been over issues that...
July 18, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Colleen Coveney led an American Bar Association CLE webinar called, “Best Practices for Negotiating and Drafting Separation Agreements.” Separation agreements are crucial tools used by companies and employees to deal with the uncertainties of ending employment. While employers and employees...

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