Adam Katz, Esq.
Katz Law Firm's founder and managing partner, Adam Katz, is a cum laude graduate of Hofstra University where he graduated with two degrees and was given the Presidential Academic Fitness Award.
Adam received his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with honors and was Vice President of Kappa Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society.
Adam also received a Bachelor of Arts with a triple-minor in Philosophy, Economics and Asian Studies.
He was also elected to be Senator of Hofstra's Student Government Association and was chosen to be a teacher's assistant of Finite Calculus with Business Applications.
Adam earned his Juris Doctor at Fordham University School of Law, where he was Notes and Articles Editor for the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law.
was selected as teacher's assistant and student coordinator of a research team to publish a treatise on International Law.
After law school, he received his Master of Laws in Taxation, with a focus on Trusts and Estates, from New York University School of Law in 2008, where he was elected to be Director of the NYU Law & Business Association and volunteered as a mediator in the NYU Mediation Clinic.
Adam's unique academic background enabled him to gain exposure and valuable work experience across a wide variety of financial and legal positions.
He has worked in the financial sector at Merill Lynch, practiced corporate litigation at Proskauer Rose LLP, intellectual property at Pennie & Edmonds, corporate transactional law at Jones Day and trusts and estates law at a number of firms.
has published articles on accounting and tax in BNA and decanting irrevocable trusts in the Nassau Lawyer.
In addition, Adam
has substituted as a law professor at Hofstra University's School of Law
and St. Johns Law School
on trusts and estates drafting and tax law, lectured and participated in panels at Cardozo Law School
and has given classes and presentations in various forums.
is admitted to practice law in New York Supreme Court
, Southern District, Eastern District and U.S. Tax Court.
He is an active member of the New York State and American Bar Associations, and the New York County Lawyers Association.