Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel

Mr. Katz is the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Marlin. His primary responsibilities include overseeing all operations, finances, legal and administrative matters for the Marlin funds, as well as working with the Marlin partners on strategic initiatives for the firm and providing counsel for certain transaction and portfolio matters.

Mr. Katz has over 26 years of experience as lead counsel advising public and private corporations in complex transactions and general business ventures, and as an executive involved in operational matters. Prior to joining Marlin, he was a Partner at Glaser, Weil, Fink, Jacobs, Howard & Shapiro, LLP, where, among other things, he represented MGM MIRAGE in all aspects of the development and construction of CityCenter in Las Vegas, the largest privately funded development in the history of the United States. Prior to that, Mr. Katz was an Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Altamira Group, a digital imaging technology company, and a Partner at Pircher, Nichols & Meeks. He has worked with a wide range of clients, including technology and internet companies; solar and renewable energy companies; sports, media & entertainment companies; real estate firms; and multiple lenders and investors across industries. Mr. Katz, as a LEED Accredited Professional, is an expert on green building and renewable energy matters. He earned a J.D., cum laude, from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and a B.S. from the University of California, Berkeley, Undergraduate School of Business.