Location: California, Nevada and Arizona
Mr. Rob Katz is a civil litigation and trial attorney with significant experience in several areas of practice, specializing in complex multi-party civil litigation throughout California, Nevada and Arizona. He is recognized in A.M. Best Company’s list of recommended attorneys and has received an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell. 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, Myelodisplastic Syndrome (MDS), and numerous other diseases and conditions.
Mr. Katz also 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 also 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 graduated from Golden Gate University, School of Law in 1998 and was admitted to the California Bar in 1999, the Nevada Bar in 2001 and the Arizona Bar in 2002. 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 member of the American Bar Association, the California Bar Association, the Nevada Bar Association, the Arizona 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.