Bruce Katzen leads the Trust & Estate group at Kluger Kaplan, a leading Miami law firm. Fully trained as a Certified Public Accountant, Katzen uses his technical background to more vigorously defend his clients’ interests. He concentrates on probate and trust matters as well as guardianship questions. He also practices in general commercial litigation, with a focus on corporate law and professional liability. Cases involving financial fraud are another area of expertise for Katzen. In addition, he was recently selected as one of nine attorneys at Kluger Kaplan that were included in the 2019 edition of the Best Lawyers in America.
A graduate of the University of Miami School of Law, Bruce Katzen was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1984. While in law school, he worked on the University of Miami Law Review. Since becoming a licensed attorney, Katzen has been active in the Florida Bar. He is a member of the Florida Bar’s Federal Rules Committee as well as the Committee on Relations with CPAs, which he formerly chaired. In addition, he is a member of the American Trial Lawyers’ Association, the American Bar Association, and the Miami-Dade County Bar Association, the local bar association for Miami area attorneys.
Bruce Katzen deeply understands the social responsibility that comes with a career as an attorney. He is an avid philanthropist, supporting both the United Way and the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. Katzen is also a supporter of the Young Presidents Club at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach.