Firm News

November 3, 2006
Katz Banks Kumin partner Avi Kumin oversaw employment law training at the D.C. Employment Justice Center course "Employment Training for Pro Bono Attorneys" on November 3, 2006.  Mr. Kumin taught attorneys skills for litigating and resolving Americans with Disabilities Act and Family and Medical Leave Act issues.  
October 19, 2006
Ms. Magazine publishes an article by Debra S. Katz and Justine Andronici regarding the sexual harassment of teenage workers and the Mark Foley scandal, titled "Teen Workplace Harassment & The Foley Scandal - The Untold Story" (October 2006). Ms. Katz and Ms. Andronici write that "the partisan game of "gotcha" politics is in...
October 18, 2006
David Marshall and co-counsel Joanne Royce, General Counsel for the Government Accountability Project (www.whistleblower.org), file a complaint with the Office of Compliance on behalf of ten workers who maintain utility tunnels beneath Capitol Hill. The workers allege that the Architect of the Capitol, the Legislative Branch...
October 14, 2006
Katz Banks Kumin partner Debra S. Katz led a seminar a National Employment Lawyers Association course entitled "Beyond Stereotypes: Discovering and Proving Hidden Bias in Employment Cases" on October 14, 2006.  Ms. Katz's seminar was on strategies for litigating stereotyping cases.  
October 9, 2006
Katz Banks Kumin attorneys Debra Katz and Justine Andronici write an article, "Acting Above the Law," about House Speaker Dennis Hastert's legal obligations with respect to former Representative Mark Foley's actions. Read the full article here.
September 30, 2006
Katz Banks Kumin attorneys Debra Katz and Justine Andronici write an article, "No More Excuses!" on pro-employer loopholes in current anti-discrimination laws. Read the full article here.
September 7, 2006
by Elizabeth Williamson, Washington Post Debra S. Katz is quoted in the Washington Post's article about Scott Bloch, the head of the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, which instituted a sexist dress code policy for its employees.  Download as PDF [296kb] See the Senators Have Questions About Changes in the Office of Special...
June 26, 2006
Debra S. Katz is quoted in National Law Journal article on the Supreme Court's decision in Burlington Northern v. White, a major employment law case. Download as PDF [103kb] by Marcia Coyle/Staff reporter Washington - In granting broad protection to workers claiming retaliation for bringing job discrimination claims, the U.S....
June 23, 2006
Katz Banks Kumin partner Debra S. Katz gave a presentation at the National Employment Lawyers Association Seventh Annual Convention on June 23, 2006, for a course entitled "Bridging the Divide: Strategies for Fairness in the Workplace."  Ms. Katz's presentation was entitled "Sarbanes-Oxley: Developments and Update on Recent...
April 11, 2006
Katz Banks Kumin partner Debra S. Katz gave a seminar at the American Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education National Audio Broadcast on April 11, 2006.  Ms. Katz's seminar was an update on recent court decisions within the field of Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower law.  

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