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September 14, 2022
New York, NY –– Today, whistleblower and former aide Charlotte Bennett filed a federal lawsuit against former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and retaliation in violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, the New York State Human Rights Law, and the New York...
September 13, 2022
Washington, DC – “Today’s hearing was a watershed moment.  Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the public were provided with detailed and sobering testimony from our client, Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, regarding the serious and pervasive security and privacy failures that Twitter leadership has been covering up for...
September 12, 2022
Washington, DC - Katz Banks Kumin is proud to announce that leading civil rights attorney Sharon McGowan has joined the firm as a partner. McGowan joins Katz Banks Kumin after serving as Chief Strategy Officer and Legal Director for Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, the nation’s oldest and largest LGBTQ+ legal...
September 6, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC – Lisa Banks, who represents over 40 former Washington Commanders employees, released the below statement today in response to the Congressional Oversight Committee’s scheduled deposition of Bruce Allen, former president of the franchise. “I am pleased that the Committee on Oversight & Reform continues its...
August 29, 2022
Washington, DC – On Saturday, August 27, 2022, Mr. Zatko was served with a subpoena from Elon Musk compelling him to testify in a deposition in the Twitter v. Musk action.  Mr. Zatko will comply with his legal obligations of that subpoena and his appearance at the deposition is involuntary.  He did not make his...
August 23, 2022
Washington, DC – Today, The Washington Post and CNN reported that our client, Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, filed a whistleblower complaint with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission alleging that Twitter executives deceived federal regulators and the company’s own board...
August 22, 2022
On July 27th, the D.C. Access to Justice Commission honored Katz Banks Kumin for qualifying for the Raising the Bar in D.C. Campaign. The campaign, established in 2011, honors law firms that donate a benchmark percentage of their revenue to local legal aid organizations that serve low-income D.C. residents. This year, the 34...
August 18, 2022
Katz Banks Kumin is proud to announce that Best Lawyers® has included nine attorneys in its rankings for The Best Lawyers in America®: Debra Katz, Lisa Banks, Avi Kumin, Alexis Ronickher, Michael Filoromo, Adam Herzog, Matthew Stiff, Carolyn Wheeler, and Daniel Edelman. The attorneys were honored for their work in the...
August 11, 2022
KBK partner Carolyn Wheeler was recently quoted in an article by Law360, “5th Circ.’s Employer-Friendly Title II Rule on Shaky Ground,” discussing the so-called “ultimate employment decision” standard. On Aug. 3, a Fifth Circuit panel issued an opinion calling for the full circuit to revisit a 27-year-old precedent that...
August 10, 2022
Leading national employment, whistleblower, and civil rights law firm Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP has changed its name to Katz Banks Kumin LLP with the elevation of Avi Kumin to name partner. In addition, firm partner Alexis Ronickher has been named to the firm’s Executive Committee.  The name change, which...

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