Jared M. Katz



Loyola Law School, J.D., 1994
Editor, International & Comparative Law Journal
Princeton University, A.B., 1989 Sigma Xi Honors, Varsity Basketball, Student Chair of the Class of 1949’s 40th Reunion


State Bar of California
United States District Court, California (Admitted to Practice in Central, Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts)
9th Circuit Court of Appeals
8th Circuit Court of Appeals

American Bar Association, Litigation Section
Association of Business Trial Lawyers
National Institute of Trial Advocacy
State Bar of California
Santa Barbara County Bar Association
California Super Lawyers

Jared Katz is accomplished in complex business litigation, handling matters throughout the state and federal courts in California, and in alternative dispute resolution including arbitration and mediation.  Mr. Katz’s experience includes advising clients on various types of contract, tort, fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty issues; partnership and entity ownership disputes; commercial and residential real estate matters; trust disputes; transportation and bailment claims; insurance coverage and bad faith issues; employment litigation; and other types of civil litigation and disputes.  Additionally, Mr. Katz holds a mediation certificate and is available to serve as Mediator.  Before joining the Firm, Mr. Katz practiced with LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae in Los Angeles.

Community Involvement

United States District Court, Central District of California, Panel Mediator
Chair, Princeton University Alumni Schools Committee in Santa Barbara
ABA Litigation Section, Commercial and Business Litigation Subcommittee, Practice Points Editor
The William L. Gordon American Inn of Court
UCLA Parents’ Council
Dos Pueblos High School (DPHS) Foundation
Page Youth Center, Board of Directors (Former)


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