Firm News

November 1, 2007
Debra S. Katz, David J. Marshall and Nicole J. Williams filed a whistleblower retaliation complaint with the U.S. Department of Labor on behalf of Michael Smith, a nuclear engineer at the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant. Smith's complaint, filed with the United States Department of Labor, alleges that Southern has retaliated...
October 12, 2007
The Washington Post quoted from Ms. Katz's letter to Mr. Fielding concerning Special Counsel Scott Bloch's obstruction of the investigation of the OPM IG into allegations of prohibited personnel practices and other serious violations of federal law by Bloch, including retaliation against employees who disputed his policies. See...
October 10, 2007
Congressional Daily reports on letter sent by Debra S. Katz to Fred Fielding, White House Counsel. See news article: Watchdog Groups Oppose More Money for Special Counsel  Congressional Daily See: Letter to Fred Fielding dated October 9, 2007
October 7, 2007
The New York Post quotes Debra S. Katz about the impact the Isiah Thomas verdict will have for other sexual harassment litigants.
September 26, 2007
The Washington Post Magazine published the results of the Washington DC Area's Best Lawyers excerpted from the 2008 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the preeminent guide to the legal profession in the United States. Debra S. Katz was selected as one of the nation's top employment lawyers and civil rights lawyers....
September 24, 2007
The National Law Journal quotes Debra S. Katz concerning two employment discrimination cases before the U.S. Supreme Court during the 2007-2008 term. (Subscribers only)
September 18, 2007
KMB sponsors National Breast Cancer Coalition's Second Annual Strike Breast Cancer Bowling Challenge.
September 13, 2007
by June Arney, Sun reporter Woodlawn-based BlueHippo might face more lawsuits BlueHippo Funding LLC, a Woodlawn-based company that has sparked consumer complaints nationwide for allegedly overcharging or failing to deliver electronic goods to customers, may face additional lawsuits after a federal appeals court ruling this...
September 13, 2007
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond has dismissed an appeal by BlueHippo in a class-actions lawsuit challenging the company's business practices. BlueHippo's appeal had sought to force all customers nationwide to pursue their claims through individual arbitration proceedings, even if they had never signed...
September 13, 2007
by Joseph S. Enoch, ConsumerAffairs.Com Decision opens the door to class action suits against the company Federal Courts have dealt a blow to BlueHippo Funding by dismissing the company's attempt to force all of its customers to take their complaints to arbitration, opening the door to class-action lawsuits. The company, based...