Firm News

October 4, 2019
In an article for the Boston Globe, Katz, Marshall & Banks partners Debra Katz and Lisa Banks shared their thoughts on the impact of Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony during the confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh, and the tangible difference that the #MeToo movement has had on how employers respond to accusations of...
October 1, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was recognized by Washingtonian Magazine as one of Washington’s 150 Most Powerful Women. The biennial list honors 150 women in the Washington, D.C. area who have achieved great success and are thriving in business, the arts, academia, media, the government, and more. Katz, Marshall...
September 27, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke at the 2019 ChIPs Global Summit on the panel, “Lawyers Driving Social Change.” The eighth annual Global Summit celebrated and focused on “Women Changing the Future” in the areas of tech, law, and policy. The conference hosted speakers in educational and inspirational sessions...
September 19, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks was quoted in the Wall Street Journal article, “Walmart Likely Discriminated Against Female Store Workers, EEOC Finds.” In 2001, Walmart, the country’s largest private employer, was threatened with a wide-ranging class action lawsuit of 1.6 million female workers who alleged that...
September 10, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher authored an article for the September 2019 edition of Trial Magazine on the importance of pursuing overlapping national origin, race, religion, or gender discrimination claims, when applicable. Ms. Ronickher provides an overview of the primary federal law that protects workers...
September 9, 2019
KMB is proud to announce that Joseph Abboud has been included in Law360’s “Top Attorneys Under 40.” From over 1300 nominations, the editors at Law360 chose 175 attorneys who have already achieved great accomplishments in their young careers. The list spans more than 80 law firms and 39 practice areas. Read Mr. Abboud's Law360...
August 15, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks is proud to announce that The Best Lawyers in America has recognized eight attorneys from the firm as Best Lawyers. The attorneys were honored for their work in the areas of civil rights law, employment law, employment litigation, and qui tam law. Since 1983, Best Lawyers© has named the top...
August 12, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks spoke at the showcase CLE program at the American Bar Association's annual meeting, "The #MeToo Reckoning: How Far We've Come & Where We Go from Here." The annual meeting of the Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice offers CLE courses that educate attendees on recent...
August 12, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher authored an Expert Analysis article for Law360, “Cisco FCA Deal Shows Viability of Cybersecurity Qui Tams.” The False Claims Act and its state analogues allow whistleblowers to bring lawsuits against companies that defraud the federal government. These “qui tam suits” are...
July 25, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in Jane Mayer’s New Yorker article, “The Case of Al Franken.” The piece delves into the allegations made by Leeann Tweeden that the former Minnesota Senator had sexually harassed her on a U.S.O. Tour in 2006. The article covers the hectic days following Tweeden’s public...

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