Chaffe McCall Attorney Nicole C. Katz

Nicole C. Katz

Associate

Nicole Katz is an associate in Chaffe McCall’s New Orleans office who works with clients in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, bankruptcy, business, and real estate law. Prior to joining the firm, Nicole worked for an international management consulting firm based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Nicole graduated cum laude from Tulane University Law School, where she earned a Juris Doctor and a Civil Law Certificate. While attending law school, she also served as Managing Editor for the Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law. Nicole graduated with distinction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in Journalism and Spanish. She is also fluent in Spanish.

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

  • Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Ger. v. It.: Greece Intervening),” 21 Tul. J. Int’l & Comp. L. 579 (2013).

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Selected for inclusion in 2021 Best Lawyers in America® “Ones to Watch” for Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Law
  • Received the Walter J. Suthon, Jr. Award for achieving the highest grade in Civil Law Security Devices
  • Received the David L. Herman Award for achieving the highest grade in Legal Profession
  • Received ‘CALI’ Awards for the top grade in courses including Louisiana Civil Procedure and Tax Policy

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Member of 2018 Class of Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans
  • Jewish Children’s Regional Services Annual Gala Committee Volunteer

 

  • Participated in discovery in the Xarelto multi-district litigation remand cases; reviewed extensive medical records and took plaintiff depositions
  • Served on the legal team defending a large cement company against claims by a governmental entity for more than $400 million in alleged property damage
  • Served as second chair in a three-day bench trial in Louisiana state court in a dispute among four entities; achieved ruling favorable to the client
  • Deposed and defended numerous fact witnesses and assisted in the selection and workup of experts

Key Matters

  • Participated in discovery in the Xarelto multi-district litigation remand cases; reviewed extensive medical records and took plaintiff depositions
  • Served on the legal team defending a large cement company against claims by a governmental entity for more than $400 million in alleged property damage
  • Served as second chair in a three-day bench trial in Louisiana state court in a dispute among four entities; achieved ruling favorable to the client
  • Deposed and defended numerous fact witnesses and assisted in the selection and workup of experts