Firm News

October 18, 2006
KMB partner David J. Marshall writes a letter to Senator Durbin on behalf of the Tunnel Shop employees, who have been exposed to life-threatening work conditions - in violation of the Occupational Safety & Health Act - by the Architect of the Capitol. The full text of the letter can be found below: Dear Senator Durbin: As...
October 14, 2006
Debra S. Katz was a speaker at the National Employment Lawyers Association Fall seminar, "Beyond Stereotypes: Discovering & Proving Hidden Bias in Employment Cases," in Washington, D.C.
October 14, 2006
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz led a seminar a National Employment Lawyers Association course entitled "Beyond Stereotypes: Discovering and Proving Hidden Bias in Employment Cases" on October 14, 2006.  Ms. Katz's seminar was on strategies for litigating stereotyping cases.  
October 9, 2006
KMB attorneys Debra Katz and Justine Andronici write an article, "Acting Above the Law," about House Speaker Dennis Hastert's legal obligations with respect to former Representative Mark Foley's actions. Read the full article here.
September 30, 2006
KMB attorneys Debra Katz and Justine Andronici write an article, "No More Excuses!" on pro-employer loopholes in current anti-discrimination laws. Read the full article here.
September 28, 2006
KMB sponsors the D.C. Employment Justice Center's Labor Day Luncheon. See theEmployment Justice Center website. See the invitation for the Labor Day Luncheon.
September 7, 2006
by Elizabeth Williamson, Washington Post Debra S. Katz is quoted in the Washington Post's article about Scott Bloch, the head of the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, which instituted a sexist dress code policy for its employees.  Download as PDF [296kb] See the Senators Have Questions About Changes in the Office of Special...
September 7, 2006
Four senators have asked the Office of Special Counsel, the independent agency created to investigate whistle-blower complaints made by government employees, to explain a recent reorganization and how the changes affect the processing of cases. The request, made in a letter, appears to be a prelude to a Senate hearing on the...
September 1, 2006
Lawdragon, an online and print legal-services information company, has named Debra S. Katz on its list of "The 3,000 Leading Lawyers in America." The award is based on nominations by clients, law school deans, judges and other leaders in the legal profession. According to Lawdragon, "Setting the standard for the best of the...
August 28, 2006
Lisa J. Banks was selected by Lawdragon for inclusion in the "Lawdragon 500 New Stars New Worlds," which highlights the rising stars who will define the future of the legal profession.