Bruno W. Katz
Partner, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Bruno Katz maintains a diverse business litigation practice that includes labor and employment, professional liability, corporate litigation and complex, multi-party litigation. Bruno represents a wide variety of clients, including hospitality companies, insurance brokers and agents, real estate agents, utility companies, attorneys, transportation companies and pharmaceutical/home health care companies.
Bruno, a captain in the Navy Reserves with the Judge Advocate General's Corps (JAG), is currently serving as the Staff Judge Advocate for Commander, Navy Region Southwest Reserve Component Command (NRSW RCC). NRSW RCC is the headquarters command for approximately 12,000 selected reservists administered by 19 Navy Operational Support Centers throughout Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah and the Territory of Guam. Bruno serves as the senior Judge Advocate and legal adviser to NRSW RCC as well as a Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General for Reserve Affairs and Operations. Bruno has been a member of the JAG Corps for 25 years in an active duty and a reserve capacity. He has been the commanding officer of two reserve legal units, both of which were awarded the Rear Admiral Gilbert Cup as the best reserve unit in the nation. He is also the 2010 recipient of the Judge Advocate General's Association's Outstanding Senior Officer Award.
Bruno believes in resolving cases quickly. He partners with his clients to understand the facts and identify the strengths and weaknesses of each case, advancing to trial only when it is mutually agreed that this represents the best approach. He moves proactively to put the plaintiff on the defensive, always respecting his client’s bottom line.