Andrew W. Katz is a versatile litigator who maintains a diverse practice with an emphasis on class action lawsuits and complex commercial disputes. Andrew is a member of Morgan Lewis’s privacy and cybersecurity team, litigating cases arising under a panoply of US state and federal privacy and cybersecurity laws. In his role on the privacy and cybersecurity team, Andrew has handled data security litigation, as well as disputes arising under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
Andrew is well-versed in many of the unique challenges that retail companies confront, ranging from consumer class actions to unclaimed property/abandoned property and escheat laws.
Andrew dedicates significant time to his pro bono work, for which he has successfully secured a complete defense verdict on behalf of a small West Philadelphia church before a panel of arbitrators. He has litigated prisoner’s civil rights cases through the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania’s Prisoner Civil Rights Panel. Andrew served as the vice chair of the Philadelphia office’s pro bono committee for the 2017–2018 year.
Temple University, Beasley School of Law, 2012, J.D., Cum Laude
Haverford College, 2007, B.A.
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Clerkship to Judge M. Sarmina of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas (2012 - 2014)