WILLIAM M. KATZ, JR. is a Senior Partner and the leader of Thompson & Knight LLPs International Arbitration and Litigation Practice Specialty Group. He represent clients before arbitration panels, courts, and government agencies. Mr. Katz counsels clients on contractual, antitrust, securities, corporate governance, and complex business issues. He attended Georgetown University, B.S.B.A. in Finance and International Management (1991); and Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. (1994). Mr. Katz is a member of the State Bars of Texas and New York, as well as the Bar of the District of Columbia. He has published several articles on arbitration and litigation issues and has spoken on those same topics.
Thompson & Knight LLP is a global law firm specializing in energy with offices in New York, Dallas, Houston, Ft. Worth, Austin, Monterrey, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Victoria, London, Paris and Algiers with lawyers and alliances in Cairo, Tripoli, Lagos, Luanda, Cape Town, Beijing, Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo. Thompson & Knight was founded in Texas in 1887 and has focused on oil and gas for nearly a century.
With over 400 attorneys worldwide, the firm offers the energy sector a full range of legal services while providing clients with both legal and commercial advice and counsel. More Thompson & Knight attorneys have been selected by The Best Lawyers in America (per capita) than any other law firm with an office in Texas.
The firm represents publically traded, private and national oil and gas companies in all aspect of energy from the identification and capturing of investment opportunities, to financing, to the development of LNG and other major infrastructure projects. Many of our attorneys have held significant positions within companies and over 100 attorneys are involved in energy litigation and arbitration as advocates, experts and arbitrators.