Firm News

November 10, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC – Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, who represent over 40 former Washington Commanders employees, released the below statement today in response to a complaint filed by the DC Attorney General against the Washington Commanders, Dan Snyder, the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell.  The attorneys stated: “Today’s...
November 8, 2022
Katz Banks Kumin is proud to announce that we have been nationally ranked in the 2023 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” in the practice area, Litigation – Labor and Employment. Additionally, the firm once again received Tier 1 rankings in the Washington metropolitan area for Civil Rights Law;...
November 7, 2022
Los Angeles, CA - Today, Lisa Banks, Debra Katz, and Genie Harrison, who represent “Jane Doe 3” in Harvey Weinstein’s second sex crimes trial, released the following statement upon the conclusion of their client’s three-day testimony. Attorneys Lisa Banks, Debra Katz and Genie Harrison stated: “We are incredibly proud of our...
November 2, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, attorneys who represent over 40 former employees of the Washington Football Team, released the following statement in response to reports that Dan and Tanya Snyder are exploring the option of selling the Washington Commanders. Attorneys Lisa Banks and Debra Katz stated: “Today’...
November 1, 2022
By: Alexis Ronickher and Debra S. Katz As our country faces turbulent times, changes in the workforce can disproportionately impact older workers.  When companies downsize or engage in layoffs, employers sometimes use the shift to cut out older workers who may command the highest salaries or create obstacles to...
October 18, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, who represent over 40 former Washington Commanders employees, sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell demanding answers to questions about whether the NFL violated promises of confidentiality and disclosed witness information -- allowing Dan Snyder to use Beth Wilkinson...
October 7, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, who represent over 40 former Washington Commanders employees, sent a letter to Daniel Snyder’s attorney, former congressman Tom Davis, demanding the retraction of false and defamatory statements about several of their clients made by him and his legal team in a recent letter to...
September 21, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC – Debra Katz and Lisa Banks, who represent over 40 former Washington Commanders employees, released the below statement today in response to reports that Robert Sarver, majority owner of the NBA's Phoenix Suns and WNBA's Phoenix Mercury franchises, has begun the process to sell both organizations. “The...
September 21, 2022
KBK partner Lisa Banks recently spoke about the role of public outrage in holding sports franchise owners accountable in the Law360 article, “Corporate, Public Outrage is Antidote to Bad Sports Owners.” Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver was recently suspended by the NBA and fined $10 million for using sexist and racist language...
September 20, 2022
Katz Banks Kumin is proud to welcome three new Associates to the firm: Bonnie Henry, Kayla Morin, and Kelsey Woodford. Kyle Bigley has also joined the firm as a Litigation Fellow, and will become an Associate upon his passing of the bar.                       ...

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