Randy Katz has served as a federal prosecutor for over fifteen years at the U.S. Department of Justice. Randy has prosecuted a variety of significant economic crime, violent crime, and child exploitation matters in addition to arguing cases numerous matters before the U.S. Court of Appeals. In 2008, Randy received the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service for his role in Florida’s largest health care fraud prosecution. He received the 2010 Timothy Evans Memorial Award, given to the top federal prosecutor in the Southern District of Florida. In 2017, Randy, along with others, was awarded the Assistant Attorney General’s (“AAG”) Award for Distinguished Service for what the AAG called “one of the most significant Bank Secrecy Act and consumer fraud cases in history.” Randy was the 2018 Nationwide Prosecutor of the Year by the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association for serving as the lead trial prosecutor and obtaining a conviction in a $20 million financial fraud trial. Randy and his team also received the 2018 Service to America Medal for Law Enforcement and National Security from the Partnership for Public Service for their work on the largest global criminal case against a money service business resulting in over a half a billion dollar financial penalty that was distributed to fraud victims. Randy serves as Vice-Chair of the Florida Supreme Court Circuit Professionalism Panel, Co-Chair of the ABA’s Committee on LGBT Criminal Justice issues, and volunteers with the Holocaust Survivors Justice Network. Randy is a graduate of Duke Law School, with high honors, where he served on the Editorial Board of the Duke Law Journal. Before government service, Randy clerked for the Honorable Gerald B. Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and worked as a litigation associate at a national law firm.
Term: 2019 – 2021