Firm News

July 20, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler was recently quoted in the Law360 article, “7th Circ. Church Harassment Ruling Leaves Law Murky.” In its decision regarding Sandor Demkovich v. St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, Calumet City, the 7th Circuit ruled that the “ministerial exception” to anti-...
July 19, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior partner Debra Katz was recently quoted in the New York Times article, “After Cuomo’s Closest Aides Testify, Now It’s His Turn.” After KMB client Charlotte Bennett’s allegations of sexual harassment against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo were first reported by the New York Times, the state attorney...
July 19, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior partner Debra Katz, representing Charlotte Bennett, issued a statement today following a report from the New York Times that Governor Andrew Cuomo will be questioned by the attorney general’s office on Saturday: “When Ms. Bennett first came forward, the Governor admitted his inappropriate...
July 16, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior partner Lisa Banks was quoted in the Associated Press article, “Whither #MeToo? Chilling effect of Cosby reversal feared.”  In the aftermath of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding Bill Cosby, whose sexual assault conviction was considered a watershed moment in the #...
July 13, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior partners Debra Katz and Lisa Banks have issued a statement in response to the NFL’s decision to fine the Washington Football Team $10 million for fostering a toxic work environment. Ms. Katz and Ms. Banks, who represent 40 former Washington team employees accusing the team of fostering a...
July 12, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior partners Debra Katz and Lisa Banks were profiled in the Associated Press article, “For Top #MeToo legal duo, a pandemic year brings no pause.” Though the pandemic has brought professional slowdowns to people around the country, Ms. Katz and Ms. Banks have been busier than ever before. In fact,...
July 8, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler was quoted in a Law360 article “DC Circ. Urged To Create New Test For Job Transfer Bias” about a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Ms. Wheeler represented the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association (MWELA), along...
July 2, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael A. Filoromo spoke at the Practising Law Institute (PLI) webcast, Corporate Whistleblowing in 2021. Mr. Filoromo participated in the panel, “Post-Pandemic and Return-to-Work Whistleblowing Issues” with panelists Jill Rosenberg (Orrick) and Teri M. Wigger (U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA...
June 23, 2021
On June 21, 2021, Farhana Khera spoke out publicly about her resignation from Muslim Advocates, an organization that she founded and led for 16 years. In response, Muslim Advocates issued a false and misleading public statement about Ms. Khera and her leadership of the organization.   As KMB partner Lisa J. Banks explains...
June 3, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks is representing Tony Varona, who was fired from his post as Dean of the University of Miami law school Tuesday on May 25, 2021, a move that sparked outrage among faculty, students, alumni and Deans and faculty members in law schools across the United States. President Julio Frenk did not offer clear...

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