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  • Education
    • J.D., Dean's List, Vanderbilt University Law School, 2009, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law
    • B.A., University of Virginia College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 2006

Jason P. Katz is committed to efficiently guiding clients through significant transactions while advancing their business goals and protecting their interests.  He provides strategic counsel to public and provide companies on a wide range of domestic and international corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, strategic investments, and joint ventures. He has represented clients across various industries, including telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, software, insurance, apparel and manufacturing.

Jason is well versed in domestic and cross-border purchase/sale transactions, including counseling international clients in connection with purchasing and selling U.S.-based assets. He has extensive experience drafting and negotiating complex agreements and helping clients find pragmatic solutions to legal and business challenges.

Jason regularly advises start-up companies and investors in venture capital transactions, early-stage financings and strategic exits, including multi-national corporations in strategic investments.

  • Represented public REIT in $100 million acquisition of private real estate fund group.  
  • Represented public cloud services communication provider in acquisition of larger competitor and entry into $680 million credit facility. 
  • Represented multi-national apparel company in sale of brand and associated retail stores in North America and Europe.
  • Represented leading Indian technology services and consulting company in acquisition of U.S.-based digital quality assurance provider for over $100 million.
  • Represented insurance technology start-up in multiple debt and equity financing transactions, including $82 million Series D round.
  • Represented healthcare technology company in its acquisition of a data management start-up.
  • Represented leading Indian pharmaceutical manufacturer in the acquisition of a prescription drug in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy auction.
  • Represented apparel company as the lead Series A investor in material science start-up.
  • Represented Indian business process management and outsourcing company in its $40 million acquisition of a provider of strategic procurement solutions.
  • Represented Indian conglomerate in its acquisition of  a food technology start-up.
  • Represented railcar company in its acquisition of a major manufacturing facility for a purchase price of approximately $17.3 million.
  • Represented venture-backed manufacturer of orthopedic implants for small bone fixation in its sale to a major pharmaceutical corporation.
  • Represented India-based health services company in its sale to a strategic acquirer.
  • Represented major mall owner and operator in its acquisition of an apparel brand in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy auction, with a $243 million bid.
  • Represented Finnish provider of video and broadband technologies and related services in its U.S.-based joint venture.
  • Represented former provider of telecommunications services and owner and operator of submarine communications cable systems in $165 million refinancing transaction secured by assets in multiple countries.
  • Represented telecommunications company in connection with $70 million senior credit facility and sale of $34 million of subordinated notes, as well as subsequent refinancing transaction.