Adam S. Katz

Mr. 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.



Direct Contact:
(404) 567-4602
adam@katzlitigation.com

Mr. Katz regularly handles "business divorces" involving allegations of unfair competition, employee breaches of fiduciary duties, and interference with contractual and business relations.
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Mr. Katz 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. Mr. Katz 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. Mr. Katz also spends a good deal of time advising clients on how to best avoid or limit their exposure to litigation.

In his free time, Mr. Katz enjoys cheering on his son's 643 DP Tigers baseball team and his daughter's Concorde Fire soccer team. Mr. Katz also enjoys volunteering at Temple Sinai and playing in the Ultimate Tennis and ALTA tennis leagues. Mr. Katz lives in Sandy Springs with his wife, Melinda, and his children, Joshua and Rachel.


   Education
   Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, GA, 1999
        Juris Doctor with Honors
        Dean's List, Order of Emory Advocates, Lamar Inn of Court, Georgia         Intrastate Team member, Moot Court Society, Student Legal Services case         worker, Moot Court Review Board; Highest Grade: Products Liability,         Intermediate Civil Litigation, Real Estate Sales

   Duke University, Durham, NC
        Bachelor of Science in Psychology, 1996
        T.W. Minah Scholarship recipient, Helen Roberson Oliver Scholarship         recipient, Dean's List, Chi Psi Fraternity
   Legal Experience
     Katz Litigation Group, LLC, Atlanta, GA
          Founder and Managing Member, April 2011 – present

    Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC, Atlanta, GA
          Member in Business Litigation Practice Group,
          January 2009 – March 2011
          Associate in Business Litigation Practice Group,
          January 2000 – December 2008
          Associate in Corporate & Securities Practice Group,
          September 1999 – December 1999
          Summer Associate, Summer 1998

    The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, GA
          Legal Intern, 1998

    Robles & Gonzalez, Miami, FL
          Law Clerk, Summer 1997
   Honors and Recognitions
        Mr. Katz was selected as a Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star in business and commercial litigation from 2006 to 2013. He was selected as a Georgia Super Lawyer in business and commercial litigation in 2014 and 2015.
   Court Admissions   
         Georgia State and Superior Courts
        Georgia Court of Appeals
        Georgia Supreme Court
        United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
        United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
        Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
        United States Supreme Court
   Professional Activities
      Mr. Katz is a members of the State Bar of Georgia.