Firm News

October 13, 2021
Today, ten former Washington Football Team (WFT) employees called upon six of the top corporate sponsors of the National Football League (NFL) to demand transparency from the NFL and urge the League to release the findings of the independent investigation into widespread sexual harassment and abuse at the WFT. In the letter,...
October 13, 2021
In response to the emails exposing Jon Gruden’s offensive behavior and Gruden’s subsequent resignation from the Las Vegas Raiders, Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, the lawyers representing 40 former employees of the Washington Football Team (WFT), released the following statement urging the National Football League (NFL) to...
October 8, 2021
Founding partner Debra Katz and senior counsel Dan Edelman are among a group of 32 attorneys filing an ethics complaint with the D.C. Court of Appeals against former DOJ official Jeffrey Clark, who allegedly sought to use his position to overturn President Donald Trump’s 2020 election defeat. According to the complaint,...
October 7, 2021
Founding partner Debra Katz was quoted in the Wall Street Journal article, “The Facebook Whistleblower, Frances Haugen: Does the Law Protect Her?” regarding whistleblower protections against retaliation and other legal actions. Ms. Haugen, a former Facebook product manager, disclosed internal documents to Congress, the...
October 4, 2021
Founding partner Lisa Banks recently discussed the potential for retaliation against Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen in interviews with multiple news outlets.  Haugen, who recently revealed her identity on 60 Minutes, is an ex-Facebook employee who provided internal documents to the Wall Street Journal that ...
September 30, 2021
Founding partner Debra Katz has been named one of the Most Powerful Women in Washington in the most recent issue of Washingtonian Magazine. The magazine honored Ms. Katz for her work in high-profile sexual harassment cases, calling her “the capital’s go-to #MeToo litigator.” This is the second time Ms. Katz has been included in...
September 29, 2021
Katz Banks Kumin partner Alexis Ronickher recently spoke in a webinar hosted by the District of Columbia Bar Association, “Current Status of Sexual Harassment Claims and Cases 2021.” Ms. Ronickher was joined in the webinar by Amy Bess of Vedder Price PC. The discussion centered around the current state of the law for sexual...
September 28, 2021
Philadelphia Business Journal selected Katz Banks Kumin partner Michael Filoromo as one of their 2021 Best of the Bar honorees. Mr. Filoromo was specifically honored for his work in Employment Litigation. Each year, the Philadelphia Business Journal accepts nominations for attorneys who have distinguished themselves within one...
September 27, 2021
Katz Banks Kumin is proud to announce that Lawdragon has recognized ten attorneys in its list of 500 leading plaintiff employment and civil rights lawyers: Debra Katz, Lisa Banks, David Marshall, Avi Kumin, Colleen Coveney, Michael Filoromo, Adam Herzog, Alexis Ronickher, Matthew Stiff, and Daniel Edelman.  This is...
September 24, 2021
Founding partner Debra Katz recently criticized new attacks against Katz Banks Kumin client Charlotte Bennett made by Rita Glavin, an attorney for former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Ms. Bennett came forward earlier this year with allegations that then-Gov. Cuomo had sexually harassed her. An investigation by the state...

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