Firm News

January 7, 2022
Founding partner Debra Katz has been named by Northeastern Law’s Judith Olans Brown Forum for the Advancement of Women in the Law as its first Practitioner-in-Residence. Ms. Katz will be at the law school from March 9 to March 11, 2022, where she will lead class lectures, meet with student groups and graduates, and hold office...
January 6, 2022
Katz, Marshall & Banks is proud to welcome Rachel Green and Alexandria Smith to the firm as an Associate and Litigation Fellow, respectively.   Prior to joining KMB, Ms. Green served as a law clerk to the Honorable David F. Hamilton of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She also worked as an associate at Lieff...
December 15, 2021
Attorneys Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, who represent 40 former employees of the Washington Football Team (WFT), issued the below statement following yesterday’s Washington Post article on the WFT’s efforts to block the National Football League’s (NFL) investigation:   “We are disturbed but not surprised by the...
December 7, 2021
Senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler recently published an article in Law360, “Courts Must Recognize Title VII ‘Terms and Conditions’ Claims.” While Title VII of the Civil Rights Act clearly prohibits discrimination related to not just hiring, firing, and compensation, but also other “terms, conditions or privileges of employment,”...
December 5, 2021
Attorney Debra Katz issued a statement this morning following CNN’s termination of Chris Cuomo Saturday evening. “In the wake of public sexual harassment allegations against former Governor Andrew Cuomo, Chris Cuomo looked directly into the camera and told viewers of Cuomo Prime Time, ‘I have always cared very deeply about...
November 30, 2021
Senior partner Avi Kumin was recently featured in News4 Nashville investigative segment, "Williamson County deputy keeps job, retains rank despite sexual harassment complaints by six women."   The segment detailed allegations of sexual harassment made by six female employees of the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office...
November 22, 2021
Attorney Debra Katz, representing client Charlotte Bennett, issued a statement today following the New York State Assembly Judiciary Committee’s release of the impeachment investigation report produced by Davis Polk & Wardell LLP. “Once again, independent investigators who examined extensive evidence and conducted dozens of...
November 18, 2021
Senior associate Jessica Westerman was recently quoted in a Law360 article, “‘Out there Alone’: Rita Glavin Rallies to Cuomo’s Defense.” As former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo potentially faces criminal charges for groping a former aide, his attorney, Rita Glavin, remains a lonely ally committed to proving his innocence. In...
November 8, 2021
Legal fellow Alexandria Smith and founding partner Debra Katz recently published an article in Bloomberg Law titled, “The Line Between a Demanding Workplace and a Demeaning One.” Prior to his resignation in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo described his office as a “demanding place...
November 5, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks is proud to announce that the firm has been included in the 2022 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® list of “Best Law Firms.” The firm was honored for its work in Civil Rights Law, Labor and Employment Litigation, and Employment Law. Since 1983, Best Lawyers has named the top...

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