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Stephen Katz is the Chair of the Fort Lauderdale Real Estate Group.


  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate acquisitions and dispositions
  • Commercial leasing (office, industrial, retail)
  • Partnership and joint ventures


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2005-2022
  • Selected, Fort Lauderdale Illustrated, "Top Lawyers - Real Estate Law," 2020-2021
  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010, 2013 and 2017-2018
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, "Law Firm of the Year" in Real Estate Law, 2015
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2011-2013 and 2015
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2007-2009


  • J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 1984
  • B.A., cum laude, Syracuse University, 1981
  • Florida
  • New York
  • New Jersey