Firm News

April 30, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks has promoted Kathryn Evans and Nicholas O’Connor to Associate attorney positions. Ms. Evans joined the firm as a Litigation Fellow in September 2020. Previously, she had worked on employment discrimination cases as an intern in the Immigration and Family Unit at Bronx Legal Services and then at the...
April 29, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks associate Marilyn Robb spoke at a Women in Housing and Finance panel, “AML Act of 2020 Drilldown: Whistleblower Protections.”  Women in Housing and Finance, a membership organization of professionals in the area of housing and finance, is non-partisan, nonprofit forum for business and policy...
April 26, 2021
On Friday, April 23, 2021, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) awarded $3.2 million on Friday to a Katz, Marshall & Banks client who supplied critical information to the Commission that led directly to a successful enforcement action against a large financial institution.  The Katz, Marshall & Banks...
April 23, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partners Lisa Banks and Michael Filoromo released the 2021 editions of the SEC and CFTC Whistleblower Practice Guides. The guides are comprehensive resources for whistleblowers and attorneys on how to navigate the SEC and CFTC Whistleblower Programs and qualify for monetary awards. Among other updates...
April 15, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks spoke at the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law’s National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law. The annual conference features panelists offering their advice and analysis on hot-button and timely employment issues from management, union, employee and government...
April 8, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks is representing Facebook employees and acting as co-counsel in an investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission into alleged systemic racial bias in hiring and promotions at Facebook. The EEOC has categorized the investigation as a “systemic probe,” indicating that it suspects company...
April 7, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher spoke on a Colorado Bar Association panel, “From Bystander to Upstander: How to Respond to Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession.” Women working in law face the same problems of sexual harassment and discrimination experienced by women across all other industries. In the...
March 23, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks is representing 40 former employees of the Washington Football Team. The clients have alleged a toxic and abusive work environment, going back 20 years, in which women were subjected to pervasive sexual harassment and abuse.  The harassment included the production of lewd videos of team...
March 22, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler was quoted in Bloomberg Law on the announcement that Gwendolyn Young Reams will serve as the acting general counsel for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The EEOC is the federal agency tasked with enforcing civil rights laws against discrimination in the...
March 8, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Avi Kumin was quoted in a Law360 article, “How to Respond When Workers Say They’ve Been Mistreated.” Governor Andrew Cuomo has been under fire over the past couple of weeks not only because of the scandals surrounding his administration’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and his alleged...

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