Melvin  Katz

Melvin Katz

PartnerNew York, NY

T: (212) 448-1100

F: (212) 448-0066




Commenced practicing law in the Office of the General Counsel of the Securities Exchange Commission; Subsequently, have been  involved in the practice of law at several firms concentrating on; (a) Public Offerings of equity and/or debt securities; (b) Private Placements of Equity and/or debt securities (c) General corporate structuring and compliance  matters; (d) Corporate reorganizations including serving as Special Corporate Counsel in Bankruptcy proceedings and other creditor settlements proceedings (e) extensive experience in corporate acquisitions; mergers and other corporate reorganizations undertaken for strategic purposes or  involving equity funds or leveraged buy-out funds.

Lectured for many years in different areas of Federal Securities Law and Mergers and Acquisitions for the Practice Law Institute ("PLI") and Chaired and Co-chaired programs in those areas for the PLI. Also lectured or Chaired Joint programs for the PLI and the ALI and other sponsors of continuing legal education programs.

Authored or co-authored Law Review and other articles in different arears of Securities Law and Mergers and Acquisitions plus articles in professional journals in these areas.