Elliott Ross Katz
Elliott Katz joined Klein Burdett & Associates in 2022. He focuses his practice on Criminal Defense, DUI and Traffic ticket matters and serves clients throughout the Philadelphia metro area, including Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.
Elliott comes to Klein Burdett after serving as an Assistant District Attorney in Bucks and Montgomery counties, where he was on a multi-jurisdiction task force in which handled auto-related prosecutions and related felonies.
After law school, Elliott worked in the Lebanon County Public Defender’s Office, where he eventually rose to Deputy Public Defender, where he created and professionalized the Juvenile Unit, while also carrying a full caseload of adult cases ranging from DUI, assault, theft, and felony cases including homicides. Elliott took nearly fifty cases to jury trial verdicts, and pursued cases on appeal where he was successful in having convictions overturned in the Superior Court.
Elliott earned his Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, DE. While in law school, Elliott was President of the American Association for Justice, Vice President of the Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society, and a member of the Moot Court Honor Society. Elliott was also a Certified Legal Intern in the Chester County District Attorney’s Office for two years during law school where he actively prosecuted cases. Additionally, he clerked for Federal Chief Magistrate Judge Mary Pat Thynge (D. Del.)
Before law school, Elliott worked in the United States Senator for Senator Joseph Lieberman, where he focused on defense and national security matters.
Elliott is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Elliott is actively affiliated with many legal associations, including the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Montgomery County Bar Association, the Chester County Bar Association, the Bucks County Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
When not in court, Elliott is a fanatical West Point football fan: GO ARMY, BEAT NAVY!
J.D., Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, DE
President of the American Association for Justice, Vice President of the Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society, and a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Supreme Court of New Jersey
Pennsylvania Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
Montgomery County Bar Association
Chester County Bar Association
Bucks County Bar Association
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers