Trusted Representation

Tax Law – Estate Planning & Elder Law – Litigation – Business Services – Foreign Accounts

At JDKatz: Attorneys at Law, each of our attorneys brings a unique set of experiences and perspective to bear on our clients’ legal problems. For each case or task we take on, we assemble a team of lawyers ideally situated to our client’s specific needs and goals. From business structuring and LLC planning to international tax law, you’ll feel confident placing your trust in our experienced hands.

Our managing partner, Jeffrey D. Katz, founded our firm in 2000 after starting his career in the tax department of Big Four accounting firm KPMG Peat Marwick. To learn more about our litigation, estate planning, and tax attorneys’ backgrounds and qualifications, please review their individual profiles.

Our professional staff also includes highly qualified CPAs and MBAs, and a full legal assistant staff, including law clerks and paralegals. From our office locations in Bethesda and downtown Washington, D.C., we serve clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.


Jeffrey D. Katz, Managing Partner

Jeff Katz brings decades of experience in business, tax law, estate planning and administration, elder law and more to the firm.  He holds an L.L.M. degree in taxation, and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia,  U.S. District Court for Maryland, and the U.S. Tax Court, among others.  He currently holds a “superb” 9.8/10.0 rating from Avvo, a lawyer rating service, and has received recognition from Lawyers World and Super Lawyers magazines.  Click here to read Jeff’s full attorney profile.

Jeremy Rachlin, Senior Associate

Jeremy joined JDKatz in 2012 and plays a key role in the firm’s commercial and civil litigation work on behalf of businesses, individuals, personal representatives, trustees, and beneficiaries of estates and trusts. Following a clerkship with the Honorable John W. Debelius, III of the Montgomery County Circuit Court, Jeremy began work at another Montgomery County firm for five years. His work with JDKatz has been recognized by placement in the 2014 Maryland Super Lawyers List, an achievement limited to just five percent of lawyers in the state of Maryland. Click here to read Jeremy’s full attorney profile, including his caring approach to civil and commercial litigation.

Jordan Savitz, Senior Associate

Jordan Savitz, a Senior Associate at JDKatz, was raised at the intersection of business and law: both of his parents were law school graduates and business owners. Growing up in an entrepreneurial environment, Mr. Savitz learned to love the challenges inherent in growing a successful business, and understood the importance of small business in the community. Click here to read Jordan’s full attorney profile.

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Meghan Connell is an Associate at JDKatz and practices in an array of areas including estate planning, taxation, corporate law, and civil litigation. Meghan joined the firm in May 2014 as a law clerk while attending American University, Washington College of Law. Meghan graduated cum laude with her Juris Doctorate Degree from WCL in May 2015. Click here to read Meghan’s full attorney profile.

Our staff also includes highly qualified CPAs and MBAs, several of counsel Attorneys, as well as a full legal staff including paralegals, law clerks, and legal assistants. Learn more on our “About Us” page.