Israel Katz joined the firm in 2016 as a Summer associate and is currently working as a law clerk at the firm. Mr. Katz is currently in his third year at Brooklyn Law School, where he serves as an Executive Articles Editor of the Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Katz worked in house for the New York based, national real estate developer, GFI Capital Resources Group, Inc. Mr. Katz also participated in Brooklyn Law School’s Corporate and Real Estate Clinic, where he represented low-income co-operative boards with unit sales and loan closings by negotiating loan agreement revisions, drafting lease amendments, and resolving title issues.
Mr. Katz graduated with a bachelor of Talmudic Law from Bais Medrash Toras Chesed in Lakewood, NJ. While obtaining his undergraduate degree, Mr. Katz co-authored a book on Talmudic Law. The book contains a series of scholarly articles on various topics of Jewish law such as Sabbath laws and Jewish civil laws. Mr. Katz and Adam Leitman Bailey’s most recent article titled, Analyzing Easement Laws and Cases in the States East of the Mississippi River, is set to be published early 2017.