Firm News

May 18, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher presented at a DC Bar event, “When Cybersecurity and Employment Law Collide,” which was covered by Forbes Magazine. Blowing the whistle on internal cybersecurity vulnerabilities is a courageous act, but one that requires caution and professional legal advice to navigate the...
May 6, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher was quoted in a Washington Post article, “As workplaces reopen, coronavirus could unleash an ‘avalanche’ of lawsuits over family leave, discrimination.” Stephanie Jones is a single mother in Pennsylvania, and until recently was an employee of Eastern Airlines. Jones sought...
April 30, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher and associate Matthew LaGarde co-authored an article for Security Magazine, “Cybersecurity Whistleblowing in a Pandemic.” With social distancing orders in place across most of the country, many companies have moved employees to virtual home offices. Predictably, this has...
April 24, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks associate Joseph Abboud wrote an article in Bloomberg Law, “INSIGHT: Strong Whistleblower Protections Are Vital During COVID-19.” Now more than ever, the public is depending on government officials and health care providers to act with the utmost care and integrity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet,...
April 16, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo and associate Jessica Westerman authored an article for CafePharma, “What does federal Coronavirus legislation mean for pharmaceutical employees – and whistleblowers?” In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Congress recently passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act...
April 16, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher authored an article for GPSolo Magazine, an American Bar Associate publication, called “Sex Discrimination and Employment Law in the #MeToo Era.” The article provides a primer on protection from sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.  It details who...
April 8, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler was quoted in a Corporate Counsel article, “Amazon General Counsel's Leaked Comments Could Fuel Retaliation, Race Discrimination Claim.” Amazon created a stir when it fired Chris Smalls, a worker at the company’s Staten Island facility who organized a walkout to protest...
April 2, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Adam Herzog was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article, “Temperature Checks Pose Logistical ‘Minefield’ for Employers.” In an attempt to prevent the spread of Coronavirus among their employees, companies – including one of the country’s largest, Walmart – have begun to take their employees’...
March 27, 2020
Former Katz, Marshall & Banks client Chris Smith, who in 2017 received a $2.4 million whistleblower award from the Securities and Exchange Commission,  was the subject of an ABA Journal article, “Sounding the alarm: One whistleblower’s story.” Smith, the first government employee to receive an SEC whistleblower award,...
March 6, 2020
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke at an event hosted by Rutgers Law School, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Women’s Rights Law Reporter. The Reporter is notable not only for its place as the first publication in the United States to cover women’s legal rights, but also for its original faculty...

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