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Rebecca M. Katz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Securities Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Motley Rice LLC
777 3rd Avenue, 27th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-577-0051
Fax: 212-577-0054
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2010, 2013 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Securities Litigation (90%), Employment & Labor: Employee (10%)
Attorney Profile

As senior counsel at Motley Rice LLC, Rebecca M. Katz represents clients in New York in securities litigation and whistleblower cases. Focused on representing and protecting those who exposed misconduct in the corporate world, she has more than three decades of experience, and in 2019, Hofstra University School of Law named her on its Outstanding Women in Law list. For four consecutive years, she was also included on the Best Lawyers list for plaintiff class actions and mass tort litigation.

Admitted to practice in the state of New York, Ms. Katz is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Colorado and the Western, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. A member of the New York City Bar Association, she is also active on the Securities Litigation Committee of the organization.

At Hofstra University, Ms. Katz earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1987 and then attended law school. She studied at Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, where she earned a Juris Doctor degree in 1990.

Ms. Katz has a reputation for her knowledge of the law and zealous advocacy for those who need protecting. Benchmark Plaintiff has named her on its Top 150 Women in Litigation list for New York and has awarded her a Litigation Star designation in Securities Law in the state of New York as well.

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Practice Areas
  • 90%Securities Litigation
  • 10%Employment & Labor: Employee
Focus Areas

Whistleblower

Selections

12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2010, 2013 - 2021

About Rebecca M. Katz

First Admitted: 1991, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.motleyrice.com/attorneys/rebecca-m-katz

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lectured, Fordham University School of Law’s Eugene P.
  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hofstra Law Review, Member
  • Delia S. Murphy Conference on Corporate Law – Corporations, Investors and the Securities Markets

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York City Bar Association, Member, Securities Litigation Committee

Educational Background

  • B.S., Hofstra University, 1987

Honors/Awards

  • 2017–2021 Best Lawyers® Mass tort litigation / class actions – plaintiffs
  • 2008–2010, 2013–2020, New York Metro Super Lawyers, Securities, Super Lawyers
  • 2014 Benchmark Plaintiff Top 150 Women in Litigation list: New York – securities 2013–2014 Benchmark Plaintiff New York “Litigation Star” – securities
  • 2019 Hofstra University School of Law Outstanding Women in Law honoree

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Licensed in: NY Admitted to Practice Before: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York, and the District of Colorado

Industry Groups

  • and IRS Whistleblower Representation
  • CFTC
  • SEC
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Office Location for Rebecca M. Katz

777 3rd Avenue
27th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-577-0051

Fax: 212-577-0054

Last Updated: 6/24/2021

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