Firm News

March 7, 2022
Founding partner Debra Katz was recently included in City & State New York’s 2022 Law Power 100 List, which honors legal professionals who are influential in their field and powerful figures in New York’s government. Ms. Katz was recognized for her high-profile representation of Charlotte Bennett and “Jane Doe,” who came...
February 23, 2022
Senior partner Avi Kumin was recently quoted in the SHRM article, “IBM Defends Itself from Allegations of Age Bias.” A recent lawsuit against IBM alleges that the company is intentionally discriminating against older employees, including making comments that refer to them as “dinobabies” who need to be extinct. But experts...
February 22, 2022
Katz Banks Kumin partner Alexis Ronickher and associate Nicolas O’Connor recently discussed protections available to cryptocurrency whistleblowers in an article for Bloomberg Law, “Heightened Eye on Cryptocurrency Industry Could Boost Whistleblowing.” As lawmakers and regulators continue to target illegal activity within the...
February 21, 2022
Senior partner Debra Katz has been named to Lawdragon’s 2022 list of “500 Leading Lawyers in America” for the fourth consecutive year. The annual Lawdragon guide is an elite distinction that recognizes leaders in the legal field, including corporate counsel, law firm stars, leaders in academia, public interest lawyers and more...
February 18, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC–  Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, who represent Tiffani Johnston, as well as over 40 former WFT employees, released the below statement regarding the NFL hiring a new investigator to lead an investigation into Dan Snyder following Ms. Johnston’s recent Congressional testimony: “Beth Wilkinson conducted a...
February 14, 2022
Katz Banks Kumin partner Michael Filoromo was recently quoted in the CNN article, “What the workplace harassment law reform will mean for you.”   On February 10, the Senate passed the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Harassment Act, which bans forced arbitration in sexual misconduct cases...
February 10, 2022
Katz Banks Kumin partner Adam Herzog was recently quoted in a Best Lawyers article, “SEC Whistleblower Awards Are Spiraling. Could It Be Part of MeToo Movement?” Although the SEC’s whistleblower program has been issuing awards since 2008, the agency issued more awards in 2021 than in all the previous 10 years combined. While...
February 9, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC–  Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, who represent Tiffani Johnston, as well as over 40 former WFT employees, released the following statement regarding the news that Dan Snyder has hired independent investigators following Ms. Johnston’s Congressional testimony last week: “The idea that Dan Snyder has hired a...
February 4, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC– Today the House Committee on Oversight and Reform released crucial information which made clear why NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the National Football League have stonewalled efforts to release the Wilkinson report and have instead allowed Dan Snyder to consolidate his ownership of the Washington Football...
February 3, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC– Today, six former Washington Football Team (WFT) employees testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform about the WFT’s disturbing culture of sexual harassment and workplace misconduct.  The brave individuals who testified shared that they and their female colleagues experienced sexual...

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