Andrew W. Katz helps represent clients in diverse areas, including business and corporate disputes, corporate investigations, criminal defense, and class action defense. Additional matters involve securities and False Claims Act claims. Before joining Morgan Lewis, Andrew was a law clerk to Judge M. Teresa Sarmina of the Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County. During law school, he interned with the US Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey. Andrew currently serves as vice-chair of the firm's Philadelphia office Pro Bono Committee.
Andrew received several awards for trial advocacy while in law school, including the 2012 Philadelphia Trial Lawyers’ Association James J. Manderino Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy, as well as Best Advocate honors during the 2011 National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Trial Competition. Andrew was also given the Harriet Robinson Gillock Memorial Fund Award for his contribution to the law school community.
Temple University, Beasley School of Law, 2012, J.D., Cum Laude
Haverford College, 2007, B.A.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Clerkship to Judge M. Sarmina of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas (2012 - 2014)