Burg Simpson Features: Shareholder and Trial Lawyer Seth A. Katz
Mr. Seth Katz is a Burg Simpson shareholder and the practice group leader of the firm’s Mass Tort Team. Mr. Katz focuses his practice primarily in the areas of complex pharmaceutical mass tort and class action litigation, including consumer protection, securities fraud, product liability, and commercial litigation. In addition to his varied professional experience, Mr. Katz is a frequent speaker on electronic discovery, class actions, and pharmaceutical litigation.
His current practice involves primarily complex and class action litigation on behalf of aggrieved consumers, corporate shareholders, and property owners, and pharmaceutical mass tort litigation on behalf of those injured as a result of their ingestion of prescription medications and the implantation of medical devices.
Mr. Katz has served as a former President of The Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association. The Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association is made up of attorneys who are dedicated to obtaining fair compensation for clients who have been injured by defective products, dangerous pharmaceuticals, or other conduct causing large-scale injuries. The Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association’s goal is to enable members to draw upon the association’s strong training, educational and networking resources so they may derive benefits that were either unavailable or difficult to find on their own. In addition, Mr. Katz also serves on the Board of the National Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Katz is admitted to practice law in state courts in Colorado, Wyoming, Arizona, and New York as well as the United States District Courts for the District of Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming, the United States District Court for the District of Arizona, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Katz is Preeminent AV rated by his peers in Martindale Hubbell, and has been recognized by the Legal 500 as “highly experienced, excellent… in all phases of the mass tort and class action practice areas.” His peers have consistently recognized Seth Katz as a Best Lawyer in America ® and a Colorado Super Lawyer ®.
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