Firm News

February 2, 2007
Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP filed a sexual harassment suit against The Chreky Salon and Andre Chreky, former hair stylist of First Lady Laura Bush. Ari Wilkenfeld is interviewed on NBC4 news regarding the filing of this lawsuit.  Download as PDF [62kb] See the Hairdresser to the Elite Faces New Lawsuit article  ...
February 1, 2007
Washington Post February 1, 2007 Andre Chreky Accused by a Second Former Employee of Sexual Harassment Andre Chreky, a prominent Washington hairdresser who used to cut first lady Laura Bush's locks, is the target of his second sexual harassment lawsuit in a little more than four months. An ex-employee said Chreky routinely...
February 1, 2007
KMB's Debra S. Katz sent a letter to Clay Johnson III, Chairman of the President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency, and several members of Congress regarding the continuing obstruction by the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) of the investigation of it by the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Inspector General (OIG...
January 5, 2007
Ms. Magazine publishes an article, "Scaling the Maternal Wall," by KMB attorneys Justine Andronici and Debra Katz. The article details the newly-recognized family responsibilities discrimination. Read the full article here.
December 13, 2006
Capitol Tunnel Workers Receive Award by JIM ABRAMS, The Associated Press David Marshall is quoted in the Washington Post in a story about a group of ten KMB clients employed to maintain the utility tunnels under Capitol Hill. The workers received the Joe A. Callaway Award for Civic Courage, given to people who take a public...
November 30, 2006
Debra S. Katz served as a member of the faculty for the ALI-ABA CLE: Advanced Employment Law and Litigation course, in Washington, D.C. Ms. Katz taught the following programs: "Retaliation, Whistleblower Protection and Sarbanes Oxley Developments," and "Ethical Problems in Employment Litigation."
November 30, 2006
KMB partner Debra Katz publishes an ALI-ABA course of study, "Ethical Problems in Employment Litigation." Topics include, among others: legal ethics in the representation of multiple parties, settlement issues: restrictions on an attorney's ability to practice law, settlement negotiations, inadvertently disclosed documents,...
November 30, 2006
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz served as a faculty member for the American Law Institute - American Bar Association Course of Study on Advanced Employment Law and Litigation on November 30, 2006.  Ms. Katz also prepared and presented two white papers for the conference: 1) "Ethical Considerations in Employment...
November 3, 2006
Avi Kumin was a speaker at the D.C. Employment Justice Center's employment law training for pro bono attorneys. Mr. Kumin spoke about "Litigating and Resolving Americans with Disabilities Act and Family & Medical Leave Act Issues".
November 3, 2006
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Avi Kumin oversaw employment law training at the D.C. Employment Justice Center course "Employment Training for Pro Bono Attorneys" on November 3, 2006.  Mr. Kumin taught attorneys skills for litigating and resolving Americans with Disabilities Act and Family and Medical Leave Act issues....

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