Firm News

November 2, 2021
Partner Michael Filoromo was recently quoted in a Regulatory Compliance Watch article, “A message for CCO’s in record award.” In September, the CFTC awarded a $200 million payout to a whistleblower who helped the Commission and the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority bring a combined $2.5 billion in sanctions against Deutsche Bank...
November 1, 2021
Partner Matthew Stiff was recently quoted in the GoBankingRates article, “Should You Blow The Whistle On Your Employer? 5 Things to Consider First.”  Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen’s public testimony against her former employer and her disclosure of company documents raised questions about the legal...
October 27, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC – In response to Commissioner Goodell’s inaccurate claims about the National Football Team’s (NFL) response to the Washington Football Team (WFT) investigation, Lisa Banks and Debra Katz sent a letter to Commissioner Goodell once again asking for transparency and the public release of the report’s...
October 26, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, during the annual National Football League’s (NFL) owners’ meeting, 12 former employees of the Washington Football Team (WFT) urged the NFL’s Social Justice Working Group to push the NFL to publicly release the findings of the League’s investigation into decades of sexual harassment and abuse at the...
October 26, 2021
Founding partner Debra Katz was recently quoted in the Bloomberg Law article, “Anita Hill Cut Path to #MeToo as Barriers Persist 30 Years Later.” Thirty years have passed since Anita Hill’s groundbreaking testimony during the Senate confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, when Ms. Hill was met with...
October 22, 2021
Senior associate Jessica Westerman recently appeared on Albany’s ABC News10 to discuss recent comments made by Rita Glavin, attorney for former Gov. Andrew Cuomo. In a press conference on Oct. 20, Glavin accused Attorney General Letitia James of being personally involved in the investigation into allegations of sexual...
October 20, 2021
Founding partner Lisa Banks recently appeared on NPR’s All Things Considered to discuss the NFL’s refusal to release the full findings of its investigation into the Washington Football Team.  Ms. Banks, who represents more than 40 former WFT employees, has repeatedly criticized the NFL for withholding...
October 13, 2021
Today, ten former Washington Football Team (WFT) employees called upon six of the top corporate sponsors of the National Football League (NFL) to demand transparency from the NFL and urge the League to release the findings of the independent investigation into widespread sexual harassment and abuse at the WFT. In the letter,...
October 13, 2021
In response to the emails exposing Jon Gruden’s offensive behavior and Gruden’s subsequent resignation from the Las Vegas Raiders, Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, the lawyers representing 40 former employees of the Washington Football Team (WFT), released the following statement urging the National Football League (NFL) to...
October 8, 2021
Founding partner Debra Katz and senior counsel Dan Edelman are among a group of 32 attorneys filing an ethics complaint with the D.C. Court of Appeals against former DOJ official Jeffrey Clark, who allegedly sought to use his position to overturn President Donald Trump’s 2020 election defeat. According to the complaint,...

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