Mr. Katz joined Burg Simpson in September 2005 after six years with the New York law firm of Seeger Weiss LLP, in which he was a partner. Mr. Katz focuses his practice primarily in the areas of complex, pharmaceutical mass tort, and class action litigation including consumer protection, securities fraud, products liability, and commercial litigation. In addition to his varied professional experience, Mr. Katz is a frequent speaker on electronic discovery, class actions, and pharmaceutical litigation. Additionally, Mr. Katz has spoken on New York state franchise law and class action litigation at the invitation of the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association.
Mr. Katz’s current practice involves primarily complex and class action litigation on behalf of aggrieved consumers, corporate shareholders, and property owners, and pharmaceutical mass tort litigation on behalf of those injured as a result of their ingestion of prescription medications and the implantation of medical devices.
Class Action and Multidistrict Litigation
Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Litigation
New York, 1994
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1997
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1997
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2005
U.S. District Court, Wyoming, 2007
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 2008
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2014
U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, 2009
U.S. Supreme Court, 2006
J.D., 1993, Boston University School of Law, cum laude
B.A., 1990, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with distinction/class honors
Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Make-A-Wish Colorado