Thompson & Knight Attorney Appointed Chair of DBA Antitrust Section

December 24, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
The international law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that William M. Katz, Jr. has been appointed Chair of the Dallas Bar Association’s (“DBA”) Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section for 2008. He served as Vice-Chair of the Section in 2007.

The DBA’s Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section focuses on antitrust matters involving the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and private civil antitrust issues. The Section addresses both litigation and corporate-counseling matters related to the antitrust laws and other trade-regulation issues, including employee non-competition agreements and deceptive advertising.

Katz is a Partner in the Trial Practice Group of Thompson & Knight’s Dallas office and focuses his practice on antitrust, class action, and complex business litigation. He represents clients before federal and state trial and appellate courts, arbitration panels, and administrative agencies, including the Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division.

Katz currently serves as a Council Member and Chair-Elect of the State Bar of Texas Antitrust and Business Litigation Section. Additionally, he is Chair of the Insurance Industry Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law. He is also a member of the District of Columbia Bar’s Antitrust Section and the New York State Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section.

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