Firm News

January 6, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher was quoted in a Law360 article previewing important California court cases in 2020. For years the U.S. Soccer Federation has resisted calls to provide the women’s team with the same wages and working conditions as the men’s team. The public fight became official when a group...
January 6, 2020
The Jewish Telegraph Agency included Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz as one of the “Jewish figures who left their impact on the 2010s.” The list includes politicians, entertainers, business people, and activists. Ms. Katz was hailed as one of the top #MeToo attorneys of the modern era for her representation of Dr...
December 30, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was a guest on NPR’s 1A to speak about the movie “Bombshell,” which dramatizes Fox News’ Founder Roger Ailes’ habitual sexual harassment of female employees, and the resulting scandal which led to Ailes’ resignation. The scandal became public when Gretchen Carlson boldly filed suit...
December 16, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was interviewed on KPCC Radio’s The Frame about the New York Times report that Harvey Weinstein is close to settling scores of lawsuits against him for $25 million – none of which will actually be paid by him. As Ms. Katz explains, large companies often purchase “Directors and...
December 11, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partners Debra Katz and Lisa Banks co-authored an opinion article for the Washington Post, “The call to ban NDAs is well-intentioned. But it puts the burden on victims.” Beginning in 2017, the #MeToo movement helped expose the shocking ways that employers had for decades used confidentiality and...
December 6, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler and associate Greta Allardyce co-authored an article for Bloomberg Law, “INSIGHT: Employer Lessons From the WalMart Pregnancy Discrimination Settlement.” Walmart recently agreed to pay $14 million to settle a lawsuit brought by a class of current and former employees,...
December 5, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Washington Post article about Mike Isabella, a former Top Chef contestant who created a Washington, D.C. restaurant empire before losing it in a #MeToo scandal. KMB client Chloe Caras filed a lawsuit against Isabella and his partners, accusing them of “extraordinary...
November 15, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher spoke at the Food Integrity Campaign’s 10th Anniversary Conference on the panel, “Legal Bars to Truth Telling.” The panel discussed the impact of blowing the whistle, SLAPP lawsuits, defamation threats, and non-disclosure agreements. It also addressed so-called “ag-gag laws”...
November 12, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partners Lisa Banks and Michael Filoromo spoke at the ABA’s 13th Annual Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference. The meeting is among the largest of its kind and draws attorneys who represent employees, employers, and unions, as well as government attorneys, in-house counsel, and academics....
November 7, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a New York Times article on the importance of confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements for victims of sexual harassment and assault.  The topic was raised by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who expressed in her book and subsequent events her...

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