Benjamin Katz

Senior Associate
T 615.251.5574
F 615.251.5551
The Pinnacle at Symphony Place
150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1900
Nashville, Tennessee 37201

As a senior associate with the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Group, Ben advises several automobile manufacturers in matters relating to troubled automobile parts suppliers, including large supplier and automotive bankruptcies.

As a member of the Financial Technology Service Team, Ben provides business and legal insight to a variety of companies in the payments industry, including advising clients in the blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital assets environment.

Ben has extensive experience as a commercial litigator, working on complex cases involving business disputes for an array of clients. Ben appreciates the opportunity to help Nashville businesses navigate legal disputes and achieve comprehensive solutions in a cost-efficient manner.

Ben obtained a $2 million+ judgment as counsel for one of the "big four" publishing companies in a copyright infringement action involving over 500 musical compositions.

Ben has also represented various financial institutions in cases involving loan servicing, auto finance, and mutual funds, and has experience working on matters involving labor and employment.

Highlights & Recognitions

  • AT&T Excellence in Pro Bono Legal Services Award, 2011
  • Dean’s Award for Public Service, 2012
  • Georgia Merit Scholarship

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Jewish Federation of Nashville, NowGen Board Co-Chair
  • Center for Nonprofit Management, Innovation Catalyst Team Member, 2018
  • University School of Nashville Mock Trial Coach, 2017-2018
  • Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Board of Directors Intern, 2016-2017
  • Young Leaders Council - Class 66, 2016

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Author, "In the Age of the Smart Car," Southern Automotive Alliance (Summer 2017)

Other Contact Info


Paula Bragg
T 615.743.6752