Statement from Lisa Banks and Debra Katz about Potential Sale of Washington Commanders

March 28, 2023

Washington, DC – In response to reports that an investor group has submitted a formal bid to purchase the Washington Commanders, Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, attorneys for more than 40 former employees of the Washington Commanders, released the following statement:

“Our clients are pleased to read press accounts suggesting that the tyranny of Dan Snyder’s ownership of the Commanders could be closer to an end. However, allowing him to sell the team at what will certainly be a large premium without full accountability for his misconduct would be a travesty of justice. Thus far, Snyder has lied to the public and Congress, deflected blame for his serial misconduct, and refused to participate in Mary Jo White’s investigation. We want an assurance from the NFL that Mary Jo White’s report will be released without further delay. Snyder should not be permitted to continue dictating the timing of release of this report.”


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