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Ms. Katz’s practice focuses primarily on white collar criminal defense, SEC regulatory practice, and complex civil litigation. Ms. Katz has represented individuals and corporations in high-profile and sensitive matters, including federal and state criminal cases, regulatory inquiries, corporate internal investigations, and grand jury investigations. Her representations have involved a broad range of issues, including allegations of securities and accounting fraud, accountant and auditor liability, money laundering, obstruction of justice, bribery, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations. Ms. Katz also has wide-ranging experience with factually complex financial cases, including representing a prominent international financial service firm in class action and multidistrict litigation. In addition, Ms. Katz has experience conducting investigations and civil discovery in a variety of foreign jurisdictions, including: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, The Cayman Islands, and Italy.
Ms. Katz is an active participant in the firm’s pro bono practice and was awarded The Legal Aid Society’s “Publico” Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service. Recently, Ms. Katz served as an extern at the The Legal Aid Society Criminal Defense Division in Manhattan where she served as lead counsel in a wide variety of state criminal matters.
Ms. Katz currently serves as a member of the firm’s Women’s Initiative Committee.