Firm News

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...
May 28, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks, along with co-counsel Willig, Williams & Davidson represented a whistleblower in a successful False Claims Act case against Medicrea, a medical device company.  Find the Department of Justice's statement here, and Policy and Medicine's coverage of the settlement here, and Law360's here...
May 26, 2021
Super Lawyers selected Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo to be recognized as a Rising Star for Pennsylvania. This is Mr. Filoromo's third straight year as a Super Lawyers Rising Star, and he is the tenth KMB attorney recognized in Super Lawyers' 2021 edition. Each year, Super Lawyers ...
May 24, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler was quoted in the Bloomberg Law article, “Segregating Unvaccinated Workers? Think Twice, Attorneys Warn.” As both vaccinated and unvaccinated workers begin to return to the workplace, some employers have entertained the idea of physically separating their employees based...

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