Art Katz is the Principal of Katz Law Office, P.C. (KLO), a law firm build upon his past representation of Fortune 500 corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies when he practiced in some of the world's most respected global law firms. KLO's primary focus is the negotiation of commercial agreements supporting critical large enterprise and public safety communications networks. Parties across the table from KLO's clients in this area tend to be carriers and other services providers, equipment and software vendors, and integrators of networks and communication systems. The firm also accepts assignments as special counsel advising on transaction strategy and negotiations, as well as the role of neutral mediator in business impasses and disputes. Discover how KLO's experience informs innovative and cost-effective solutions for clients seeking to manage risk as they pursue business opportunities or public agency goals.


LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN: New York, District of Columbia (inactive)

CURRENT FIRM: Katz Law Office, P.C.

PRIOR FIRM(S): Davis Polk & Wardwell  |  Morrison & Foerster  |  Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal

LAW SCHOOL: Harvard University

ADVANCED DEGREES: A.B. (Economics), J.D., M.B.A.

HONORS AND AWARDS: Phi Beta Kappa, Sheldon Fellowship, American Bar Association House of Delegates (member), ABA/LSD Board of Governors (member), Lex Mundi Telecommunications Practice Group (chair)



Corporate and Securities

(Commercial Contracts, Cross-Border Transactions, Partnerships and Joint Ventures)

INDUSTRY: financial services, state and local government, telecommunications, information technology, defense, pharmaceuticals, retail, waste management, insurance, energy, international

NOTABLE ROLES/EXPERIENCE: counsel to city/county/state purchasers of public safety communications networks; counsel to financial institutions for telecom/IT procurement; counsel to receiverships working with U.S. Attorney's Office (SDNY); U.S. counsel to foreign securities issuers