Head of Firm’s Commercial Litigation and Commercial Transactions Sections
Mr. Klatsky is a seasoned trial attorney who has successfully represented defendants and plaintiffs in a variety of matters in state and federal courts. He is also experienced in handling complex commercial transactions. Mr. Klatsky, who was born in Dallas, has significant first and second chair trial experience. He has obtained numerous verdicts and summary judgments for his clients. Mr. Klatsky has represented banks, homebuilders, subdivision developers, commercial and residential landlords, title companies, commercial real estate brokers, and oil and gas companies. He has also represented a wind development company, oilfield services companies, an incineration hazardous waste disposal companies, assisted living facilities, valet parking companies, towing companies, restaurant owners, construction companies, professional athletes, doctors and attorneys.
Mr. Klatsky has tried cases in Texas, California, Nevada and Oklahoma, and has appeared in courts in New York, Oklahoma and Louisiana. He is regularly retained to represent clients in cases filed in courts throughout the state of Texas.
Mr. Klatsky also has experience handling appellate matters in both state and federal court. He recently successfully argued an appeal before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Cases that Mr. Klatsky has worked on have been reported in The Wall Street Journal, The National Law Journal, Texas Lawyer, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Blue Sheet, and other national and regional publications.
Mr. Klatsky has served as a member of the Lorman Education Services Continuing Education faculty and the Sterling Education Services Continuing Education faculty. He has also appeared as a featured speaker at his law school alma mater.