Firm News

May 1, 2007
Debra S. Katz is quoted by the Los Angeles Times in an article entitled "Bush Appointee Goes After the White House." Katz represents former Office of Special Counsel employees in a federal lawsuit alleging that Special Counsel Scott Bloch, a Bush appointee, used his office to stifle dissent by pushing out long-term employees...
April 17, 2007
Debra S. Katz is quoted by Mother Jones magazine in its article "Don't Whistle While You Work: The War on Whistleblowers." The article focuses on the poor enforcement of whistleblower laws by Scott Bloch, the head of the Office of Special Counsel, the federal agency charged with whistleblower protection. KMB represents a group...
April 12, 2007
Employment Law & Litigation Institute 2007 Debra S. Katz served as a member of the faculty at Georgetown University Law Center CLE's Employment Law & Litigation Institute 2007.
April 12, 2007
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz gave a presentation at the Georgetown Continuing Legal Education Institute's 25th Annual Employment Law & Litigation Conference on April 12, 2007, entitled "Developments in Employment Discrimination and Retaliation Laws: How to Prosecute, Defend, and Settle These Cases."...
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...

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