Mark S. Katz

Top rated Business & Corporate attorney in Las Vegas, Nevada

Alterwitz Katz, LLP
Mark S. Katz
Alterwitz Katz, LLP

Practice Areas: Business & Corporate, Estate Planning & Probate, Real Estate; view more

Licensed in Nevada since: 1997

Education: Suffolk University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2024

Alterwitz Katz, LLP

8965 S. Eastern Ave.
Suite 360
Las Vegas, NV 89123 Visit website


An attorney at the law firm of Alterwitz Katz, LLP, based in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mark S. Katz has a professional legal experience of over 26 years. Extending his practice to the regions surrounding Las Vegas and Clark County, he focuses mainly on estate planning, real estate law, business law and taxation and covers a broad spectrum of matters involving:

·       Federal and state income and estate taxation

·       State and local real property taxation

·       Estate planning, probate and trust administration

·       Business organizations and business transactions

·       Real estate and health care transactions

Over the years, Mr. Katz has handled several complex cases and resolved disputes before the IRS and the Nevada Department of Taxation. In addition to being admitted to practice in Nevada (1998), he has also secured licenses to practice in Washington (2020) and Massachusetts (2018) and appear before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Laying his foundation in law at the Suffolk University Law School, Mr. Katz obtained his law degree in 1997. He further pursued his passion to complete his master’s degree in law with a concentration in taxation from the Boston University School of Law in 1998. Prior to this, he had completed a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the Lee Business School–University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 

Enriched by his education and the knowledge gained from decades of experience, Mr. Katz imparts his knowledge to the next generation and the legal community in any way he can. While in law school, he served as a research assistant, and his academic flair has resulted in him co-authoring one of the first articles on the “Spendthrift Trust Act of Nevada,” which has given way to the Nevada Asset Protection Trusts. His remarkable achievements in the field have also been recognized with a “Superb” rating on Avvo and a peer-review rating of AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Business/Corporate, Estate Planning & Probate, Real Estate: Business, Tax: Business

Focus areas

Business Formation and Planning, Business Organizations, Contracts, Estate Planning, Landlord/Tenant, Limited Liability Companies, Living Wills, Partnership, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Tax Law, Trusts, Wills

  • 40% Business/Corporate
  • 20% Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20% Real Estate: Business
  • 20% Tax: Business

First Admitted: 1997, Nevada

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Co-Author, "Spendthrift Trust Act of Nevada"
Educational Background:
  • UNLV B.S. (Accounting), 1994
  • Boston University School of Law LL.M. (Taxation), 1998
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1997
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit, 2017
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2017
  • State of Washington, 2020
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2018
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 1997
  • State of Nevada, 1997

Office location for Mark S. Katz

8965 S. Eastern Ave.
Suite 360
Las Vegas, NV 89123

Phone: 725-217-1304


7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2024

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