Marc D. Katz


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1717 Main Street
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201
P: +1.214.659.4722
F: +1.214.659.4401
Cell: +1.214.683.9365

New York – Midtown

450 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
P: +1.212.850.2922
F: +1.212.850.2929
Cell: +1.214.683.9365

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Marc D. Katz


Dallas Office
1717 Main Street
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201
P: +1.214.659.4722
F: +1.214.659.4401
Other Offices: New York – Midtown

Mr. Katz is a trial attorney and Chair of the Firm’s Labor & Employment Section, as well as a member of Andrews Kurth's Management Committee. Mr. Katz represents corporate clients in management-side labor and employment litigation, and counsels on best labor and employment practices. His experience includes drafting, negotiating and litigating non-competition and confidentiality agreements, trade secret litigation, state and federal employment discrimination cases, wage and hour issues, medical leave, FMLA and ADA compliance issues, class action employment cases, wrongful discharge, and defamation litigation. 

Because of Mr. Katz’ extensive trial experience and record of success, many of his corporate labor & employment clients have retained Mr. Katz to handle their commercial litigation as well. Accordingly, Mr. Katz’ practice also involves handling significant complex litigation in various industries, including matters for financial institutions, hedge funds, private equity funds, healthcare institutions, pharmaceutical, medical device, and managed care entities, medical providers, educational institutions, and sports and entertainment organizations. This litigation has involved a wide range of subjects, including commercial disputes, employment, ERISA, contract, trade secret and other intellectual property matters, fiduciary obligations and shareholder derivative litigation, government investigations and litigation, and internal investigations. Mr. Katz’ litigation experience has included matters in State and Federal Courts, as well as arbitration and administrative proceedings throughout the United States, including in Texas, New York, Delaware, Florida, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Colorado, California, Michigan, Missouri, Georgia, Oklahoma, Massachusetts and Illinois.

Mr. Katz has first chaired over fifty proceedings to verdict, including jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations, and administrative law proceedings, and has an extremely impressive record of success. Most recently, Mr. Katz served as lead trial counsel for a large private equity investment advisor with approximately $20 billion of assets under management, along with its President and Founder, in litigation involving fiduciary duty, shareholder derivative, defamation and contractual claims, in which the recovery sought against his clients was approximately $200 million. After a three and a half week trial, Mr. Katz obtained a take nothing verdict in favor of his clients, along with a recovery of $2.8 million in attorney’s fees for his clients. Mr. Katz’ other trial successes include:

These matters are simply examples of numerous proceedings in which Mr. Katz has achieved impressive results for his clients, both in defending and prosecuting actions.

In 2015, Mr. Katz was recognized as one of the top 100 lawyers in Texas, as well as in Dallas/Fort Worth, by Super Lawyers and profiled as one of the leading Labor & Employment lawyers by Chambers & Partners USA: Leading Business Lawyers. Mr. Katz also has been recognized as a top lawyer in his field by Texas Monthly, D Magazine and other peer driven reviews. Mr. Katz is a frequent speaker and author, and is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.


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