Firm News

August 9, 2022
With its recent name change, leading national employment, whistleblower, and civil-rights law firm Katz Banks Kumin (formerly Katz, Marshall & Banks) announces the retirement of Founding Partner David J. Marshall.  Although retired as a Partner, Mr. Marshall will continue with the firm in an Of Counsel...
August 3, 2022
Associate Rachel Green recently appeared as a guest on the D.C. Bar’s podcast, Brief Encounters, in an episode entitled “Two Sides to D.C.’s New Ban on Non-Competes.” The episode focuses on the D.C. Council’s recent ban on non-compete agreements, which is set to take effect on October 1. Ms. Green joined local attorney D’Ontae...
July 26, 2022
Washington, DC – Today, Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, who represent over 40 former Washington Commanders employees, sent a letter to an attorney for Daniel Snyder requesting the waiver of NDAs for former employees appearing before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. The letter is in response to Snyder’s attorney’s false...
July 12, 2022
Washington, DC – Alexis Ronickher and Debra S. Katz, who represent the former Twitter employee whose recorded testimony the House Select Committee used during today’s hearing, released the following statement regarding their client: “As a private citizen, our client showed great bravery and true patriotism by providing...
June 22, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC –  Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, the attorneys representing over 40 former Washington Commanders employees, released the following statement today in response to Roger Goodell’s testimony (and Dan Snyder’s refusal to testify) at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on the...
June 16, 2022
Katz Banks Kumin is proud to announce that Lawdragon has recognized eleven attorneys in its 2022 list of 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment and Civil Rights Lawyers: Debra Katz, Lisa Banks, David Marshall, Avi Kumin, Alexis Ronickher, Carolyn Wheeler, Colleen Coveney, Michael Filoromo, Adam Herzog, Matthew Stiff, and Daniel...
June 15, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC – Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, the attorneys representing over 40 former Washington Commanders employees, released the below statement in response to Dan Snyder’s refusal to testify at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s upcoming hearing on the Washington Commanders’ toxic workplace culture:  “We,...
June 13, 2022
Katz Banks Kumin partner Debra Katz is among six recipients of the D.C. Bar’s inaugural Trailblazer Awards, which were established this year to commemorate the Bar’s 50th anniversary. Ms. Katz is being recognized for her leadership in the field of Labor and Employment Law.   The Trailblazer Awards recognize honorees’...
June 6, 2022
Katz Banks Kumin partner Debra Katz recently discussed the effects of the Johnny Depp/Amber Heard verdict in the Associated Press article, “Depp-Heard trial: Advocates fear chilling effect on accusers.” After Johnny Depp won a $10 million defamation judgement against ex-wife Amber Heard, who accused him of domestic violence...
June 1, 2022
Katz Banks Kumin partner Avi Kumin discussed the Department of Labor’s recent move to spotlight employee mental health in the Law360 article, “3 Employer Takeaways From DOL’s Mental Health Fact Sheet.” In new guidance published last week, the DOL clarified that workers are eligible to take FMLA leave for their mental health if...

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