Firm News

May 21, 2021
Chambers and Partners announced today that Katz, Marshall & Banks has been ranked in Band 1 for its plaintiff employment practice. Additionally, firm partners Debra Katz, Lisa Banks, and Avi Kumin were all individually recognized in Band 1 for their outstanding legal work. Chambers is a highly prestigious guide that...
May 21, 2021
On May 21, 2021, Katz, Marshall & Banks senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler filed an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on behalf of pro bono clients, the National Women’s Law Center, the American Civil Liberties Union, American Civil Liberties Union foundation of Texas, and 41 other civil...
May 13, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks and senior associate Jessica Westerman were recognized by the National Law Journal as winners of the 2021 Elite Trial Lawyer awards. Ms. Banks was recognized in the Elite Women of the Plaintiffs’ Bar category, and Ms. Westerman was named to the Rising Stars of the Plaintiffs' Bar...
May 5, 2021
Super Lawyers has recognized nine Katz, Marshall & Banks attorneys in the Washington, D.C. office for their work in plaintiff-side employment law. Firm partners Debra Katz, David Marshall, Lisa Banks, Avi Kumin, Alexis Ronickher, Adam Herzog, and senior counsel Daniel Edelman and...
May 5, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher spoke at the Virginia Continuing Legal Educations Board’s 30th Annual Employment Seminar, on the panel, “Disability and Leave: Hot Topics in a Post-Pandemic World.” This seminar offered valuable information and advice for all practitioners of employment law. Ms. Ronickher’s...
May 3, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks is representing a Major League Baseball employee, who earlier this year reported that Hall of Fame player Roberto Alomar had committed sexual misconduct in 2014. Following an investigation, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred announced that Alomar had been fired as a consultant by Major...
April 30, 2021
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks spoke on the panel, “Whistleblowers: Sources who step forward and the sports journalists who tell their stories.” The event was hosted by The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Ms. Banks spoke about...
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...

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