He has represented a number of high profile cases including former NBA player Scottie Pippen in an action involving the failed purchase of a sports franchise.
CHICAGO, IL, February 23, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Jefferey Ogden Katz has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With almost two decades of professional experience in the legal industry, Mr. Katz has served as an attorney and partner with the Patterson Law Firm, LLC, since 2012. In this position, he has represented a number of high profile cases, including a nationally known doctor sued for wrongful death, a CPA accused of fraud and embezzlement, and former NBA player Scottie Pippen in an action involving the failed purchase of a sports franchise. Prior to obtaining his current role, he worked as an attorney with the Spellmire Law Firm, focusing on legal malpractice actions.
Mr. Katz began his career as a student at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in international relations and political science in 2000. He went on to study law at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, earning a JD in 2004. He is admitted to practice in the states of Illinois and Wisconsin, and pro hac vice in Ohio, Texas, Indiana, Michigan, and the District of Columbia. He has also been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Seventh Districts, and before the United States District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois, the Western and Eastern Districts of Wisconsin, and the Northern District of Indiana.
Mr. Katz is affiliated with a number of professional organizations. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice. He has served as the founding chair of the American Association for Justice Professional Liability Litigation Group since 2012, and he was chair of the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Professional Responsibility Committee from 2009 to 2012.
As a respected voice in the industry, Mr. Katz has contributed to numerous publications and seminars, including "Malpractice Risk Seminar: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Win My Cases" and "So You Want to File a Legal Malpractice Case?" Throughout his career, he has been recognized on numerous occasions for his achievements, earning the title of Super Lawyer from 2013 until 2017, and Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers from 2015 until 2017. In the near future, Mr. Katz intends to experience the continued growth and success of his career.
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