Firm News

June 1, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC – Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, the attorneys representing over 40 former Washington Commanders employees, released the below statement in response to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform requesting the testimony of Roger Goodell and Dan Snyder at a hearing on the Washington Commanders’ toxic workplace...
May 31, 2022
Katz Banks Kumin partner Adam Herzog recently spoke with SHRM about whistleblowers breaching confidentiality with their employers in the article “Breaches of Confidentiality Aren’t Limited to the High Court.”  After the draft Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade was leaked to Politico, employers have been...
May 16, 2022
Katz Banks Kumin partner Michael Filoromo recently discussed alternatives to OSHA enforcement in the Bloomberg Law article, “Whistleblower Attorneys Are Looking Beyond Safety Law Boundaries.” While the Occupational Safety and Health Act’s whistleblower provision is great in theory, it’s often “really unhelpful” in practice...
May 11, 2022
Katz Banks Kumin partner Debra Katz was honored by the National Law Journal as a winner of the 2022 Elite Trial Lawyer awards, where she was recognized in the Elite Women of the Plaintiff’s Bar category. The award was previously won by partner Lisa Banks in 2021. The NLJ selected winners from hundreds of submissions based on...
May 6, 2022
Katz Banks Kumin associate Kathryn Evans was recently quoted in an article by Ignites, “#MeToo Law to Bring More Harassment Claims into Sunlight.” The Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act was signed into law on March 3, effectively banning employers from requiring employees to sign mandatory...
April 28, 2022
Super Lawyers has selected eight Katz Banks Kumin attorneys to be recognized for their work in both employment law and plaintiff-side litigation in the Washington, D.C. area.  Debra Katz, David Marshall, Lisa Banks, Avi Kumin, Alexis Ronickher, Michael Filoromo, Carolyn Wheeler, and Daniel Edelman have all been...
April 13, 2022
On April 11, Katz Banks Kumin partner Debra Katz had the honor of participating in Shakespeare Theatre Company's mock trial series with Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff. The event, entitled "A Hero Defamed? Much Ado About Margaret," was based on the classic comedy "Much Ado About Nothing," and was presided over by Supreme...
April 12, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC– Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, who represent over 40 former Washington Commanders employees, released the below statement in response to the Congressional Oversight Committee’s letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), state attorneys general, and the NFL revealing fraudulent financial practices on the part of...
April 4, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC– Lisa Banks, who represents Jason Friedman, as well as over 40 former Washington Commanders employees, released the below statement in response to the Commanders’ statement defaming Mr. Friedman following his testimony to the Congressional Oversight Committee:  “The Washington Commanders just released a...
March 11, 2022
Associate Nicolas O’Connor recently wrote an article for The Legal Intelligencer, “The Pitfalls of Litigating in the Court of Public Opinion.” In situations where a case captures the public’s attention, attorneys face a challenging task of navigating the court of public opinion while maintaining professional conduct. As Mr. O’...

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