Firm News

March 11, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article, “WarnerMedia’s handling of Kevin Tsujihara Scandal under the microscope,” about the alleged sexual relationship between the head of Warner Bros. studio and an aspiring actress. The Hollywood Reporter published text messages between Kevin...
March 11, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner David Marshall moderated a panel at the Whistleblower Law Symposium hosted by the State Bar of Georgia. The symposium provides insight into the recent best practices in whistleblower law for attorneys who work in the practice area. Mr. Marshall moderated the panel, “Whistleblower Rights,...
March 6, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article, “Lawmakers Want to Make Bias at Work Easier to Prove.” A bipartisan group of congressional representatives is working to pass the “Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act,” which would lower the standard that victims of...
March 5, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks spoke at a CPR Institute panel about how recent court decisions and regulatory developments affect mandatory arbitration in employment disputes.   Ms. Banks addressed the recent Supreme Court case, Epic Systems v. Lewis, which permitted employers’ use of mandatory arbitration...
February 25, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo co-published the SOX Midwinter Report for the American Bar Association. The treatise focuses on the anti-retaliation provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). The report details the elements of a whistleblower claim and possible defenses under SOX, as well as recent...
February 25, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo spoke at an ABA Section of Labor and Employment conference on how two recent court decisions could change the incentives for whistleblowers and potentially further complicate issues of privileged and confidential evidence. Mr. Filoromo’s session, “In a SOX World: Be Careful...
February 25, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher was interviewed on The EEO Studio, a podcast from DCI Consulting on the #MeToo movement and how it is affecting employers. The #MeToo movement has shed light on decades of abuse by business leaders and celebrities, and has brought justice to victims across all industries....
February 25, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior counsel Carolyn Wheeler was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article on telework as an ADA accommodation, “Work at home gets Skeptical Eye from Courts as Disability Issue.” The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act require employers to make available accommodations to qualified...
February 6, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Alexis Ronickher was quoted in a Huffington Post article, “Her Sexual Harassment Claim was Found Credible. By Then She’d Already Left Politics.” Samantha Register was a finance director for Ruben Kihuen’s 2016 congressional campaign, when she said that he sexually harassed her until she quit...
February 6, 2019
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa Banks spoke at a University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law & Public Affairs event about her experience representing Dr. Christine Blasey Ford throughout then-Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings. The event, “Into the Lion’s Den: When the #MeToo Movement Met the Senate Judiciary...

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