Firm News

June 1, 2006
Washingtonian Magazine names Lisa J. Banks "Washington's hottest young employment lawyer" in its "Top 40 Lawyers Under 40" article. The Washingtonian stated that Banks "has made Wal-Mart and other "big box" retailers a target of sex- and disability-discrimination claims. A former appellate attorney at the Equal Employment...
May 19, 2006
Debra S. Katz, representing Roger Barnes, a former Fannie Mae accountant and whistlebower, sent a detailed letter to former Senator Warren Rudman demonstrating that the report commissioned by Fannie Mae, known as the Rudman Report, painted a false picture of the events that led to the investigation of accounting failures at the...
May 1, 2006
KMB is among a group of public interest organizations that helped sponsor the 25th Anniversary celebration for Project on Government Oversight ("POGO"), an independent non-profit organization that investigates and exposes corruption and other misconduct in order to achieve greater accountability in the federal government. POGO...
April 24, 2006
KMB attorneys David Marshall and Justine Andronici represented a female employee of a leading government services company in a sexual harassment case, resulting in the ouster of the company's CEO and a settlement that was reported to be substantial. In a news release, MAXIMUS, Inc. announced the termination of its CEO because...
April 23, 2006
KMB sponsored fund-raiser for Lambda Legal, the nation's premier legal organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of gay men, lesbians, and those with HIV, through impact litigation, education and public policy work. Related Links: Visit Lambda Legal website and learn about their work
April 20, 2006
Ari Wilkenfeld made a presentation to the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyer's Association regarding covenants not to compete.
April 18, 2006
KMB scores an important legal victory by winning the right to depose Biogen Idec's CEO in the case of Blanton v. Biogen Idec, Inc., a Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower case which alleges that the Boston-based pharmaceutical company fired its chief reimbursement expert for complaining about illegal kickbacks to physicians. In ruling...
April 17, 2006
Debra S. Katz quoted by National Law Journal on U.S. Supreme Court retaliation case. Marcia Coyle, STAFF REPORTER April 17, 2006 Retaliation cases split lower courts. Washington - For more than four decades, federal law has barred employers from retaliating against employees who complain of workplace discrimination. This year...
April 13, 2006
Debra S. Katz selected for inclusion in the 2007 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Inclusion in Best Lawyers® is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey. The 2007 edition of Best Lawyers is based on 1.8 million confidential evaluations by only the top attorneys in the country and thousands of extensive...
April 11, 2006
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz gave a seminar at the American Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education National Audio Broadcast on April 11, 2006.  Ms. Katz's seminar was an update on recent court decisions within the field of Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower law.  

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