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Joseph M. Katz

joseph katz

Joseph M. Katz



1300 19th Street NW, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20036-1609

Joe is a member of the litigation practice group, where he represents members of the financial services and mortgage industries. Joe focuses on issues arising under state and federal lending laws, including the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act.

Prior to joining Weiner Brodsky Kider, Joe was an associate at a firm where he worked in civil defense litigation, representing insurers and their insureds. He obtained first chair trial experience and familiarity with pre-trial litigation, including discovery and motions practice. He also represented clients in alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation.

Practice Areas


  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2010
  • SUNY Buffalo, B.A., 2003


  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • New York
  • Virginia
  • US District Court for the District of Columbia
  • US District Court for the Western District of New York

Representative Matters

  • Represent clients in RESPA putative class actions
  • Represent client in connection with deceptive advertising claims


  • Chapter contributor, Real Estate and Mortgage Banking: A New Era of Regulatory Reform (Thomson Reuters 2017-2018)
  • Co-author, Implied False Certification Liability under the False Claims Act after Escobar, Journal of Taxation and Regulation of Financial Institutions (Fall 2016)