Firm News

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...
July 25, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks associate Joseph Abboud was named a 2019 Rising Star by the National Law Journal. The annual honor is bestowed upon 40 of the most accomplished attorneys under the age of 40 in the Washington, D.C. area. The honorees work at law firms, the Department of Justice, and U.S. District Courts. Only the most...
July 24, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz and senior counsel Hannah Alejandro co-authored an op-ed for the Washington Post, “Blue states are leading in sexual harassment reforms. Red states are leaving women behind.” Two of the largest social and political battles of the last two years have been over issues that...
July 18, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Colleen Coveney led an American Bar Association CLE webinar called, “Best Practices for Negotiating and Drafting Separation Agreements.” Separation agreements are crucial tools used by companies and employees to deal with the uncertainties of ending employment. While employers and employees...
July 17, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz spoke at an Alliance for Justice event, “After Kavanaugh: A Conversation with Debra Katz & Ana Maria Archila.” Ms. Katz discussed her experience representing Dr. Christine Blasey Ford during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings, and her work overall on behalf of victims of...
July 9, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partners Lisa Banks and Matthew Stiff co-authored an Expert Analysis Opinion piece for Law360, “Congress Must Fill the Gaps in SEC Whistleblower Program.” The SEC struck a delicate balance when creating the whistleblower program to ensure that whistleblowers would be protected from retaliation, while...
July 2, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in an Associated Press story, “Latest Sex Accusation against Trump Lands with a Thud.” In a released excerpt from her recent book, author E. Jean Carroll alleges that President Trump sexually assaulted her in a department store dressing room over 20 years ago. The...
June 27, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks Partners Debra Katz and Lisa Banks spoke at the NELA 2019 Convention in New Orleans, LA. The annual meeting brings together employment lawyers from across the country to discuss and learn about current and pressing issues and questions facing labor attorneys. Ms. Katz and Ms. Banks spoke during...
June 17, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler was inducted as a Fellow to The College Of Labor and Employment Lawyers Class of 2019. The College is a professional non-profit association that honors the nation’s leading employment attorneys, and promotes achievement and excellence in the field of labor and employment...

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