Firm News

April 10, 2007
NBC Nightly News airs news story about U.S. Capitol Tunnel Workers, who are represented by KMB's David J. Marshall and Nicole J. Williams, and by the Government Accountability Project, in complaint against the Architect of the Capitol over asbestos exposure and retaliation. Investigative Reporter Lisa Myers and Producer Rich...
April 10, 2007
Action Follows Senator Murray's Hearing and Letter Tuesday, April 10, 2007 (Washington, D.C) - Yesterday, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) received word from Acting Architect of the Capitol (AOC) Stephen Ayers that ten Capitol Hill tunnel workers - who have been exposed to deadly levels of asbestos in the Capitol tunnel...
April 10, 2007
By Kelly McCormack April 11, 2007 In the wake of congressional pressure and revelations of intensifying asbestos-related health problems, the Architect of the Capitol (AoC) announced yesterday that some Capitol Power Plant tunnel workers who have been exposed to asbestos are being reassigned to other duties. Sen. Patty Murray (...
April 5, 2007
"The Right to Complain," by Justine F. Andronici and Debra S. Katz. The boss retaliated when you claimed discrimination? A new ruling makes him pay. Even exclusion from lunch invitations at the workplace can support claims of retaliations. Read the full article here.
March 16, 2007
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner David Marshall served on a panel, "Ethical Issues in Whistleblower Cases," during the NELA Spring Seminar in Chicago, Illinois.
March 16, 2007
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner David J. Marshall gave a presentation at the National Employment Lawyers Association 2007 Spring seminar on March 16, 2007, for a course entitled "Representing Workers in Whistleblower & Retaliation Actions."  Mr. Marshall's discussion focused on ethics issues that commonly arise in the...
March 16, 2007
David J. Marshall served as a member of the faculty at the National Employment Lawyers Association 2007 Spring seminar, "Representing Workers in Whistleblower & Retaliation Actions" in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Marshall spoke on a panel that addressed ethics issues that commonly arise in the representation of whistleblowers.
March 2, 2007
Debra S. Katz is named by "Super Lawyers" to its list of top lawyers in the Washington, D.C. area, published in the New York Times. The list was compiled through a rigorous peer-review process, followed by an evaluation of the lawyers' expertise, awards, and cases. Only 5% of Washington, D.C. lawyers are included on the list....
February 23, 2007
Gross Mismanagement at the Disaster Assistance Program of the U.S. Small Business Administration by Electronic Mail and First-Class Mail KMB's Debra S. Katz and Avi L. Kumin sent a letter to Senators Kerry, Snowe, Landrieu, and Stevens, and Reps. Velazquez and Cabot regarding gross mismanagement at the Disaster...
February 23, 2007
New York Times Ron Nixon and Leslie Eaton February 23, 2007 Last September, the Small Business Administration, which provides most longterm rebuilding aid to disaster victims, accelerated its lending to homeowners and businesses in the Gulf Coast, responding to criticism that it had been slow to respond to Hurricanes Katrina...

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