Sexual Harassment & Assault Resources

This article first appeared in the KMB Employment blog, before being changed and published in Corporate Compliance Insights. Over the past several months, the reality that sex discrimination in employment – in particular, sexual harassment and pregnancy discrimination – remains rampant has taken center stage in public...
Attorney Debra Katz is a key advocate in the fight against sexual harassment. WRITTEN BY LUKE MULLINS | PUBLISHED ON JUNE 14, 2018 in WASHINGTONIAN After work on a recent Tuesday, Debra Katz steps onto a stage in the back room of the City Club of Washington, before an audience of three dozen...
The following is an article written by Jessica Westerman that appeared in Bloomberg Law, as an extension of her blog for KMB's Employment Law Blog. Not all employees who face bullying in the workplace have actionable sexual harassment claims against their employers. Screaming bosses, coworkers who intentionally undermine one...
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner Lisa Banks and senior counsel Hannah Alejandro published an article in the ABA Journal of Labor and Employment Law entitled, "Changing Definitions of Sex under Title VII." In the article, Ms. Banks and Ms. Alejandro discuss how interpretation of Title VII's clause prohibiting employment...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz and senior counsel Hannah Alejandro published an OpEd for Law360 on October 30, 2016, entitled, "How Sexual Harassment Stays Hidden." They discuss the recent surge in the number of women publicly sharing their experiences with sexual harassment and sexual assault in the...
Katz, Marshall and Banks partner Debra Katz and senior counsel Hannah Alejandro published an article in Law360 on August 19, 2016, entitled, "Ailes Scandal Puts Sex Discrimination Issues In Plain View." The article discussed the role of corporate culture in the explosive Gretchen Carlson harassment lawsuit...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz and associate Colleen Coveney published an article in Law360 on June 20, 2016, entitled “Title IX Enforcement: A Lack of Institutional Support.” The article discusses how the events that led Baylor University to remove its president, Ken Starr, and head football coach Art Briles...
Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq., and is a serious problem in the American workplace. During 2007 alone, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and related state agencies received 12,510 new charges of sexual...
Katz, Marshall & Banks Partner Debra S. Katz published a continuing legal education white paper entitled “Sexual Harassment Claims and Defenses in Federal Courts” on February 8, 2012.  Alison B. Asarnow, an associate at the firm, assisted with the research and writing.
Katz, Marshall & Banks Partner Debra S. Katz published a continuing legal education white paper entitled "Sexual Harassment Claims and Defenses in Federal Courts" on February 14, 2011.  Alison B. Asarnow, an associate at the firm, assisted with the research and writing.

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