New York

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Rising star

Bar admissions:

New York


New York
United States

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Industry sectors:

Technology and telecommunications

Robert Katz is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group in New York. He represents clients in a broad range of M&A transactions—public and private, negotiated and unsolicited—including tender and exchange offers, leveraged buyouts, takeover defense strategies, joint ventures, divestitures and cross-border transactions.


Mr. Katz has been recognized as a recommended lawyer in private equity buyouts by Legal 500. He joined Shearman & Sterling in 2001 and was based in the firm’s London office from September 2002 through September 2004.

• Mergers & Acquisitions

• Private Equity & Hedge Funds

• Healthcare

• Financial Institutions

Fordham University School of Law, J.D.

Albany State University, B.A.