AREA OF PRACTICE
Shlomo Katz is a member of the Dispute Resolution Department, where he focuses on the areas of government contracts / procurement and commercial law and litigation, wage and hour law, and construction law. Shlomo has significant experience in both prosecuting and defending against bid protests, preparing, negotiating, and litigating contract claims, and representing contractors in Inspector General and Department of Justice investigations. Shlomo also advises clients on contract compliance, subcontracting, data rights, trade secret, and labor law issues relating to government contracts. He participates in mergers and acquisitions of government contractors, advising on issues of assignment and novation, intellectual property / data rights, and facility security clearances, and works with investors and portfolio companies to structure investments ways that preserve a concern’s status as a small businesses. Shlomo has successfully litigated before federal, state and local courts and the Government Accountability Office and Boards of Contract Appeals.
In addition, Shlomo is Brown Rudnick’s Wage & Hour Group Leader and represents clients in connection with minimum wage, working time, and overtime issues under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Service Contract Act (SCA), Davis-Bacon Act, federal Executive Orders, and state wage payment and prevailing wage laws. This includes conducting proactive wage-hour audits for employers as well as litigation of minimum wage, overtime, and wage payment claims by federal and state labor departments and private litigants, including class actions. Shlomo also has represented parties in wrongful termination and discrimination cases before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and in federal court and has advised clients on WARN Act notices and on the labor law provisions of federal COVID-19 relief legislation.
Shlomo is fluent in Hebrew and is registered to practice architecture in Israel.
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