Adam S. Katz
has more than ten years of experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of cases involving breach of contract, employee defection and recruitment, trade secrets misappropriation, restrictive covenants (non-competition, non-solicitation, and non-piracy agreements), employment agreements, State and Federal securities laws, real estate, shareholder disputes, State and Federal RICO,mergers and acquisitions, the Uniform Commercial Code (including Articles 2, 3, and 4), health care, and general business disputes.
regularly handles "business divorces" involving allegations of unfair competition, employee breaches of fiduciary duties, and interference with contractual and business relations.
has represented publicly traded, private companies, and financial institutions against former employees, employees against their former employers, and competing businesses against one another.
During his career, Mr. Katz has served as first and second chair in a number of jury and non-jury trials throughout the country.
enjoys and has successfully represented clients in appellate matters before both State and Federal courts of appeals.
In addition to traditional litigation, Mr. Katz
is proficient in alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration.
also spends a good deal of time advising clients on how to best avoid or limit their exposure to litigation.
free time, Mr. Katz
enjoys coaching Smyrna Little League Baseball, volunteering at Temple Sinai, and playing tennis in the K-Swiss
and ALTA leagues.
Mr. Katz lives in Smyrna with his
wife, Melinda, and his
children, Joshua and Rachel.
has been selected as a Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star in business and commercial litigation from 2006 to the present.
Mr. Katz is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, and the Atlanta Bar Association.