“I am responsive to my clients needs and a result oriented attorney for their issues.” – Robert B. Katz
The Firm was established to provide their clients with the highest caliber legal advice and litigation services. They are committed to aggressive representation in the areas of construction defect, general liability, premises liability, environmental, toxic tort, products liability, post foreclosure asset recovery as well as estate planning, elder law, and family asset protection planning. The legal team understands the complex and continually changing litigation environment. Their experience has shown that many high profile companies find it difficult to reach the hearts and minds of jurors. This inability to connect often results in exposure to excessive jury awards. Robert B. Katz & Associates employs trial tactics and techniques which permits them to engage with jurors, thereby increasing the probability of obtaining the best possible outcome.
Robert B. Katz, Founding Partner was admitted to the California Bar in 1999, the Nevada Bar in 2001, the Arizona Bar in 2002, the Washington Bar in 2017, and Oregon Bar in 2017. He is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Central District of California, as well as the United States District Court of Nevada. He is a graduate of the Elder Law College. As a civil litigation and trial attorney, Mr. Katz specializes in complex multi-party civil litigation, estate planning, elder law, and family asset protection planning. He is recognized in A.M. Best Company’s list of recommended attorneys.
Impressively Mr. Katz handles a variety of toxic tort and environmental matters including industrial, commercial and residential exposure cases. He has served as Lead Defense Counsel in several multi-million dollar toxic tort and product liability cases. Some of the matters that Mr. Katz has handled include claims resulting from exposure to Benzene, Toluene, aluminum and metal dust, pesticides, asbestos, toxic mold, and chemical products. He has represented clients against actions brought by plaintiffs suffering from Leukemia, Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML), Asbestosis, Mesothelioma, Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis, Mixed-Dust Pneumoconiosis, Toxic Encephalopathy, Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), and numerous other diseases and conditions.
He has extensive experience with construction defect litigation, construction site injuries and property damages, handling matters on behalf of general contractors, subcontractors and design professionals as well as product manufacturers, suppliers and distributors in both commercial and residential construction. He also represents commercial and residential property owners and tenants in all facets of general liability litigation from matters involving premises liability to security issues.
Mr. Katz litigates and advises clients on a variety of business related matters including breach of contract, fraud/misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duties, violations of the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, real estate matters, property disputes, unfair business practices, and business torts. In addition to his extensive accomplishments in the trial courts, Mr. Katz is an experienced appellate advocate.
Mr. Katz also advises clients on estate planning and elder law issues, including social security and veterans administration benefits.
Mr. Katz graduated from California State University, Northridge and from Golden Gate University, School of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the California Bar Association, the Nevada Bar Association, the Arizona Bar Association, The Washington Bar Association, the Oregon Bar Association, the Los Angeles Bar Association, the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute and was a founding Board member of the Las Vegas Defense Lawyers. Mr. Katz is recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as an AV Preeminent Attorney for Highest Level of Professional Excellence and Best’s Insurance Attorneys Client Recommended 2017.
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