Mr. Katz has 23 years of experience as a practicing attorney. His practice has included representation and counsel to a variety of individuals and businesses in diverse industries including the cannabis industry, the financial industry and the securities industry. He has counseled on corporate and securities law, civil and criminal litigation. He has advised businesses in such areas as regulatory compliance, licensing, finance and strategic planning. He is the former General Counsel to Legend Securities, an investment bank and securities brokerage in New York City. At Legend Securities, Mr. Katz provided counsel on a variety of securities law transactions and issues, including regulatory and compliance issues.
He is the former outside General Counsel to the ArcView Investor Network, an established Investor Network in the Cannabis Industry. While with ArcView, Mr. Katz provided counsel on a variety of business, financial, and cannabis-related legal issues. He is a Founding Board Member of the Nevada Cannabis Industry Association and currently continues in that capacity. Mr. Katz has also been a co-founder of several privately held companies, which he helped to build into successful enterprises.
Mr. Katz holds a BA from New York University in Psychology and received his Juris Doctor from The American University Law School in Washington, D.C. He is admitted to the New York, Pennsylvania State and Washington, D.C. Bar Associations.