Zane W. Katz
Zane W. Katz is an Associate with Bajo Cohen Agliano, P.A. Zane was born and raised in the Tampa Bay area. Prior to joining Bajo Cohen Agliano, he worked for a prestigious civil defense firm in Tampa. Zane has overseen matters involving extraordinary writs, automobile/trucking negligence, premises liability, construction defects, professional liability, product liability, and contract disputes.
Zane attended the University of Florida where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management and a minor in Business Administration. While at UF, Zane was elected president of the University of Florida Ice Hockey Team. In this role, Zane oversaw a significant budget and coordinated games, practices, and accommodations for the team. In addition, Zane was the leading scorer on the team and was voted Second Team All-SEC during his Sophomore season.
After attending the University of Florida, Zane continued his education at Florida International University College of Law. During his time at FIU, Zane founded and served as President of the Sports, Entertainment, Fashion, and Arts Law Society (“SEFA”). Zane organized the First Annual SEFA Law Symposium which brought expert panelists to South Florida over a one-week period to discuss prescient topics such as Name, Image, and Likeness; Content Creation and Esports; Future of Sports Betting and Gambling in Florida; Women in the NFL; and Influencer Marketing and the Law.
In addition, Zane was a Florida International University College of Law’s Law Review member, serving as a Senior Staff Member. In recognition of his work on the law review, Zane was awarded Outstanding Contribution by a Senior Staff Member.
Zane is passionate about sports and continues to play ice hockey twice a week in his free time. In addition, Zane completed the St. Anthony’s Olympic triathlon in St. Petersburg and plans to continue competing in triathlons in the future. Zane also enjoys traveling and spending time with family.
Education and Admissions
Florida International University College of Law, J.D. magna cum laude, 2021
FIU Law Review, Senior Staff Member (Award for Outstanding Contribution for a Senior Staff Member)
FIU Sports, Entertainment, Fashion, and Arts Law Society, President
University of Florida, 2018
Bachelor of Science in Sport Management
Minor in Business Administration
Florida Bar, 2021
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida