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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.

Elizabeth J. McInturff, Partner

Elizabeth McInturff’s practice is underpinned by an unmatched dedication to her clients as individuals, focusing on their distinct concerns and goals. Elizabeth works closely with her clients as she develops case strategies that help them obtain the best possible outcomes. Click here to read Elizabeth’s full attorney profile.

Cailin J. Talbert, Senior Associate

Cailin J. Talbert is a senior associate at JDKatz, P.C. Her practice focuses on estates & trusts, wills & probate, and tax matters. Cailin believes that people dealing with estate and tax law can be overwhelmed at an emotionally trying and vulnerable time. Click here to read Cailin’s full attorney profile.

Isabella Demougeot, Senior Associate

Isabella Demougeot is a senior litigation associate. She represents a broad range of clients across a wide variety of civil litigation matters, including business disputes, partnership dissolutions, and high-profile litigation. Click here to read Isabella’s full attorney profile. 

Katelyn Holbrook, Associate Attorney

Katelyn Holbrook is an associate attorney at JDKatz, P.C. Her practice focuses on estate planning and administration. Additionally, she has significant experience working with servicemembers and providing her estate planning services to those who have served our country. Click here to read Katelyn’s full attorney profile. 

Morris Topf, Of Counsel

Morris Topf has more than 40 years of experience in a wide range of legal practice areas. He now provides JDKatz with significant support on matters regarding civil litigation, family law, small business formation and representation, probate administration, and personal injury work. Click here to read Morris’s full attorney profile.

Kelly Burchell, Of Counsel

A graduate of Howard University School of Law (JD), and Villa Nova University School of Law (LLM-Taxation) Kelly Burchell has been practicing law since 2004 and has appeared before state and federal courts in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. Click here to read Kelly’s full attorney profile.

Elizabeth Hughes, Of Counsel

Elizabeth Hughes (“Lisa”) graduated from the University of Maryland (1985- B.A. English) and received her law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law (JD-1988). Click here to read Elizabeth’s full attorney profile.

Claire Kretschmer, Law Clerk

Claire Kretschmer is a summer law clerk with JDKatz. She is pursuing her Juris Doctorate from American University Washington College of Law, where she is a staff member of the Business Law Review. She is from St. Louis, Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in political science and a certificate in American constitutional democracy. She has previously worked for Senator Claire McCaskill, the United States Conference of Mayors, and Alan Mak, Member of Parliament.

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