Firm News

October 8, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher gave testimony on October 4, 2018 to the Council of the District of Columbia on Bill 22-0907, the “Sexual Misconduct Sunshine Amendment Act of 2018.” The bill would limit the scope of confidentiality agreements that can have a chilling effect on employees seeking to report...
September 14, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz testified at a hearing before the bipartisan House Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues to discuss sexual harassment in the workplace and legislative approaches to relieving the epidemic. Ms. Katz argued that federal law is often inadequate in protecting women who are victims of...
September 12, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Washington Post article, “Are pro-Trump commenters legally bound to say nice things about Trump?” When Omarosa Manigault Newman released her tell-all book last month, President Trump jabbed on Twitter, “Wacky Omarosa already has a fully signed Non-Disclosure...
August 29, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a New York Times article, “Could Trump’s Missing Signature Force Him to Testify?” One of the many consequences of Michael Cohen’s guilty plea last week may be that he no longer can invoke his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. Prior to Cohen’s plea, a...
August 28, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in an article for Perspectives, a magazine sponsored by the ABA that focuses on women in law. The piece, “#MeToo Shakes the Legal Landscape on Sexual Harassment,” highlights the key moments and people that have spearheaded the movement, and what tangible progress has been...
August 28, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was interviewed on the KPCC radio program, The Frame, about recent legal developments surrounding Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein is facing a criminal trial in New York, and investigations are ongoing in Los Angeles and London. Among all of his legal troubles, there are two unique cases...
August 17, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was profiled by the alumni magazine of the University of Wisconsin Law School, Gargoyle. The profile captures Ms. Katz’s beginnings at the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she co-founded the Women’s Law Journal after finding the Wisconsin Law Review unwilling to adopt a...
August 16, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks was quoted in a Washington Post article, “Can you record your boss at work without him or her knowing?” Omarosa Manigault Newman, a now former aide to President Trump, made headlines when she revealed that she had secretly recorded the president and Chief of Staff John Kelly during...
August 15, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks is proud to announce that for the sixth year in a row, five of the firm’s attorneys were honored as Best Lawyers by The Best Lawyers in America in its 2019 edition. The attorneys were awarded for their work in civil rights law, employment law – individuals, litigation – labor and employment, and qui...
August 7, 2018
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was interviewed on the NPR show 1A about the corporate response to #MeToo. The discussion explored whether workplace cultures have really improved for women, or if companies have simply gotten savvier about presenting an acceptable face to the public. The #MeToo movement has...

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