Israel Katz joined Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. in 2016 as a law clerk and summer associate. He recently passed the bar exam and is awaiting admittance to the New York State bar. Mr. Katz graduated Cum Laude from Brooklyn Law School, where he served 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’s most recent articles include Analyzing Easement Laws and Cases in the States East of the Mississippi River, Terminating Easements in States East of the Mississippi River, and The Legal Climate on Climate Change: The Fate of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan after Michigan and UARG.
Mr. Katz fluently speaks Hebrew.