Katten Adds Senior Lawyer as Dallas Partner


Posted: October 15, 2021, 3:24 p.m. EDT|Update: 4 hours ago

DALLAS, October 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Katten announced today that Eli burriss joined the Dallas firm as a partner in the practice of commercial litigation, deepening the bar of lawyers with a particular emphasis on litigation related to healthcare.

Katten Commercial Litigation Partner Eli Burriss

“Eli’s entrepreneurial and entrepreneurial spirit matches the energy of our Dallas office and we are delighted to welcome him, ”said Mark S. Solomon, managing partner of the Dallas Office.

Throughout his legal career, Burriss has focused his practice on high stakes litigation in a variety of matters with a scope that includes derivative actions, merger and acquisition litigation, licensing litigation. software and data breaches, antitrust litigation and trade secret litigation. He has represented some of the largest administrators of health insurance plans and insurers in the world, advising on a variety of litigation, including anti-fraud litigation, supplier disputes and regulatory matters.

Burriss also has extensive experience in Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) litigation, including 401 (k) and employee stock ownership plans, and has helped many parties navigate qui tam litigation.

“As a highly regarded and qualified litigator, Eli brings a rare blend of extensive experience from healthcare litigation and ERISA to commercial and antitrust litigation in state and federal courts,” said David A. Crichlow, national president of the Commercial Litigation group. “Eli joins Katten’s reputation as a leading law firm for pursuing litigation strategies, defending against high value claims and seeking resolutions that best match the client’s business objectives. “

Burriss has served as lead counsel before numerous trial courts as well as state and federal appellate courts, and has represented clients in state regulatory and licensing investigations, arbitrations, Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice antitrust investigations; and Department of Labor investigations and enforcement proceedings. .

“Eli’s extensive experience and success in representing many of the nation’s largest health plan administrators and insurers in litigation involving the treatment and billing practices of health care providers will be a great complement to the ‘Katten’s national anti-fraud insurance litigation team,’ said Ross O. Silverman, President of the Insurance and Healthcare Fraud Litigation practice.

Burriss, who has advised Fortune 100 companies, will work closely with Katten’s insurance and healthcare fraud attorneys, who work with major healthcare insurers, workers’ compensation and P&C insurers nationwide to develop investigations, claims and litigation strategies to detect, prevent and deter systemic claims fraud, as well as recover money from perpetrators. fraud.

He has a strong commitment to pro bono service, frequently assisting military personnel, veterans and their families in his community.

Katten is a full-service law firm with nearly 650 attorneys in locations across United States and in London and Shanghai. Clients seeking sophisticated, high-value legal services turn to Katten for advice at the local, national and international levels. The main areas of practice of the firm include Corporate, Financial Markets and Funds, Insolvency and Restructuring, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Real Estate, Structured Finance and Securitization, Transactional Tax Planning, Credit private and private wealth. Katten represents public and private companies in many industries, as well as a number of government and non-profit organizations and individuals. For more information visit katten.com.

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