Firm News

April 11, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo co-authored an article with Zac Arbitman of Youman & Caputo, LLC, “How Does a Compliance Officer Blow the Whistle – And What Happens Then?” The first article in this series, “Can Compliance Officers be Eligible for Whistleblower Rewards?” covered the criteria that...
April 10, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Ms. Magazine article about the landmark Fourth Circuit decision in the case Feminists Majority Foundation v. University of Mary Washington. The 2015 complaint originated after students from the women’s rights organization, Feminists United, alleged that the...
April 9, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Avi Kumin taught a D.C. Bar CLE course, “Nuts and Bolts of Employment Discrimination Law 2019.” The course provided an overview of the basics of employment discrimination law.  The faculty reviewed the elements of proof under the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act...
April 8, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks and senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler spoke on panels at the 2019 National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law. The annual program provides plaintiff, management, union, judiciary and government attorneys with expertise on top trial practice issues and up-to-date analysis of...
April 5, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article, “Whether Revenge or #MeToo, Firing Shows Tensions at Rights Icon.” Raed Jarrar was an advocacy director at Amnesty International USA before being fired for what the organization called “inappropriate conduct toward a female coworker”...
April 2, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about Warner Bros.’ handling of Chairman Kevin Tsujihara’s sexual misconduct. While Tsujihara’s ouster came just twelve days after he publicly became the subject of an internal investigation by Warner Bros., it’s been revealed that...
March 27, 2019
On March 26, 2019, Georgia Tech terminated MaChelle Joseph as Head Coach of the Women’s Basketball team.  This termination is the culmination of an unlawful campaign of retaliation against her for advocating for gender equity in athletics at Georgia Tech.  For years, Georgia Tech has provided sub-standard resources to...
March 26, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher and associate Joseph Abboud authored a practice note for Lexis Practice Advisors, “Ex Parte Contact with Current and Former Employees of Defendant Employer.” The practice note provides expert analysis of the ethical rules and obligations that attorneys must follow when...
March 20, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher and associate Matthew LaGarde published an updated version of the Cybersecurity Whistleblower Protections Guide. The comprehensive guide describes major legal claims, and provides background and analysis of federal whistleblower rewards programs that may apply to employees who...
March 15, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo co-authored an article for Corporate Compliance Insights, “Can Compliance Officers Be Whistleblowers?” The article discusses the inceptions and breadth of the SEC and CFTC Whistleblower Programs, and the criteria that whistleblowers must meet to be eligible for a monetary...

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