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Donald Katz

Donald Katz

Attorney at Law

Birmingham
Michigan
Licensed in
MI
Michigan State University College of Law
5.0 5
Clear Communication
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About
Don focuses his practice on a range of specialties including business planning, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial transactions; he also has a solid background in corporate tax matters.

As outside and in-house counsel for General Dynamics for 10 years, Don was responsible for managing tax exposure for the $9 Billion global operating group. Prior to General Dynamics, he was deputy director of Miller Canfield' s Aviation practice Group which attained national status during his tenure at the firm.

Don helps startups and mature enterprises manage the complex maze of starting, owning, operating, and selling their businesses.
16
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experience
Fortune 500 Badge
Top 200 Firm Badge

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5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 1 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"As reviewed and recognized nationally by The Chambers USA Guide: Don Katz is the whole business lawyer agreed clients, who believe he "adds immediate value" to any discussion with his "informed, focused and precise counsel." His broad practice also includes operational and regulatory (tax) issues from the acquisition and usage of business jets among other corporate assets. Don was the lead on the high profile matter for longtime client Aerodynamics, Inc. involving aviation regulations, multi-state taxation, and federal labor laws regarding its crews operating Intel's aircraft assets."

Chambers USA - Nationally Ranked
Posted on Jul 19, 2017

Work History

The Katz Law Firm

Managing Member

Jan 2014 - Present

Advising Businesses, Entrepreneurs, and Investors with Practical Advice in Challenging Situations with Agility and Flexibility.

Jan 2014 - Present

General Dynamics

Counsel at Combat Systems Segment

Jan 2007 - Nov 2013

Advised and counseled $9 billion Combat Systems Group on domestic and international corporate and commercial matters, including tax planning and audit defense.

Jan 2007 - Nov 2013

Miller Canfield

Deputy Director - Aviation and Transportation Group

Jan 2003 - Jan 2007

Transactional tax lawyer specializing in aircraft acquisitions/divestitures and operational matters as well as inbound M&A investments from Asia.

Jan 2003 - Jan 2007

Jaffe Raitt

Associate in Business Practice Group

Jan 2000 - Jan 2003

Jan 2000 - Jan 2003

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