Firm News

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’...
March 27, 2020
Former Katz, Marshall & Banks client Chris Smith, who in 2017 received a $2.4 million whistleblower award from the Securities and Exchange Commission,  was the subject of an ABA Journal article, “Sounding the alarm: One whistleblower’s story.” Smith, the first government employee to receive an SEC whistleblower award,...
March 6, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke at an event hosted by Rutgers Law School, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Women’s Rights Law Reporter. The Reporter is notable not only for its place as the first publication in the United States to cover women’s legal rights, but also for its original faculty...
March 2, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was interviewed on CBS Sunday Morning for the segment, “Full disclosure: The truth behind NDAs.” Non-disclosure agreements, signed either as a condition of employment or as part of a settlement, have recently come under scrutiny because they may silence victims of discrimination or...
March 2, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in an Associated Press article, “Sanders-linked group entered into racial discrimination NDA.” In 2019, a political consultant on Bernie Sanders’s 2016 presidential campaign filed a lawsuit with the candidate’s political advocacy group, Our Revolution, alleging racial...
March 2, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in the Washington Post article, “New database aims to expose companies that make employees arbitrate sexual harassment claims.” A few years ago, activist Shannon Coulter started the “#GrabYourWallet campaign” by compiling information on businesses that carried products...
February 26, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo co-published the SOX Midwinter Report for the American Bar Association, with contributions from associates Antuan Johnson and Matthew LaGarde. The treatise focuses on the anti-retaliation provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). The report details the...
February 26, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz and client Patricia Wulf were interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition about reports that Placido Domingo struck a deal with the American Guild of Musical Artists to pay the union $500,000 following an investigation into allegations of the opera star’s sexual harassment. The deal, which...

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