We fight for investors’ rights.
Holzer & Holzer is a complex litigation law firm that represents investors victimized by securities fraud and other corporate misconduct. We represent investors in class action litigation and also represent shareholders in public companies seeking to better corporate governance practices. Our attorneys have excellent reputations in federal and state courts nationwide as experienced and zealous advocates.
"Our practice is dedicated to enforcing investors’ rights. We understand the frustrations investors feel after suffering investment losses caused by corporate misconduct."
Meet Our Team
Corey D. Holzer
Co-Founder / Partner
Marshall P. Dees
Joshua A. Karr
Gilbert S. Holzer
Co-Founder / Retired
|"Corporate giants can be as powerful as they are huge. Sadly this power can corrupt and lead corporate officers to ignore the rights and interests of their individual shareholders. I am proud to have dedicated my legal career to protecting investors and enjoy digging into the intricate details of every case to pursue the search for the truth."
Corey D. Holzer is a co-founder and the managing partner of the firm. Mr. Holzer graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism, where he graduated second in his class in the College of Journalism and Communications. Mr. Holzer then obtained his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Emory University School of Law, where he was selected as a finalist in Moot Court competition.
Mr. Holzer represents individuals and institutional investors in litigation alleging violations of the federal securities laws, breaches of fiduciary duties under the laws of various states, and class actions under the federal antitrust laws and state consumer protection laws. Mr. Holzer has an in-depth understanding of the rights and privileges of investors and consumers and is driven by a strong desire to provide personalized representation and counseling to victimized investors and consumers. Mr. Holzer continues to establish his reputation as a corporate watchdog and effective advocate for his clients.
Mr. Holzer is a member of the State Bar of Georgia. Mr. Holzer is admitted to practice before all Georgia State and Superior Courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He has been admitted to practice in countless other federal and state courts to handle specific cases.
|"My commitment to pursuing justice for our clients is motivated by a strong desire to bring financial relief to investors harmed by fraud. We work tirelessly to combat corporate greed and advocate for our clients’ rights against Wall Street’s biggest players. Our track record shows we have the talent and resources to be successful."
Marshall P. Dees joined the firm in 2008 and became a partner in January 2016. Mr. Dees is a cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business, where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems. Mr. Dees is a cum laude graduate of Georgia State University’s College of Law where he served as a member of its Moot Court Board and Student Trial Lawyers Association, and also served as a court-appointed mediator in the Fulton County Landlord-Tenant Program.
Since joining the firm, Mr. Dees has devoted his practice to securities class action litigation and has played an important role in cases that recovered more than $30 million dollars for investors under the federal securities laws. Mr. Dees also represents investors seeking to enforce their rights under federal and state laws governing fiduciary duty, and he has helped design comprehensive corporate governance reforms on behalf of shareholders that have been implemented by public companies. Periodically, Mr. Dees has represented individuals pursuing claims under consumer protection and antitrust laws, as well.
Mr. Dees is admitted to practice law in all Georgia State and Superior Courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Georgia, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Dees has appeared pro hac vice on behalf of investors in litigation pending in courts across the country, and serves as one of the firm’s principal liaisons with its clients.
|"My goal is to provide the best client service possible. I relish the opportunity to engage with our clients and advocate on their behalf."
Joshua A. Karr, a South Florida native, graduated summa cum laude from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2013. After earning his undergraduate degree, Mr. Karr moved to Atlanta and attended Emory University School of Law, where he graduated with honors in 2016. While attending Emory Law, Mr. Karr was a member of the Moot Court Society competing in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court and National Moot Court Competitions, and served as a Managing Editor of the Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review.
Mr. Karr is an associate at Holzer & Holzer, LLC, joining the firm in the summer of 2021. Mr. Karr represents investors in litigation alleging violations of the federal securities laws and breaches of fiduciary duties under the laws of various states. Before joining Holzer & Holzer, Mr. Karr worked for a nationally renowned law firm where his practice focused on representing plaintiffs in products and pharmaceutical liability litigation, class actions and mass torts, helping to recover millions on behalf of injured clients.
Mr. Karr is a member of the State Bars of Georgia and Florida and admitted to practice law before all Georgia State and Superior Courts and all Florida State and Circuit Courts, as well as the Northern District of Georgia, the Northern District of Florida, and the Southern District of Florida.
In his spare time, Mr. Karr participates in judging moot court competitions and enjoys playing softball, baseball, golf, hiking, watching sports and cooking.
|"I carefully avoided placing any pressure on my son, Corey, to pursue a legal career, but I am proud that he has embraced the profession and followed its tenets to serve as an agent for good. Since 2000 the firm has sought to bring accountability to corporations while providing financial relief to investors. I am confident the Holzer team will continue to build upon the firm’s foundation of fighting for investors’ rights with skill and conviction."
Now retired, Gilbert S. Holzer is co-founder of the firm. Mr. Holzer received a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in political science and economics from Sir George Williams University (now Concordia University) in Montreal, Quebec. He then obtained his Bachelor of Civil Law from McGill University in Montreal, where he graduated second in his class. Thereafter, Mr. Holzer obtained his Bachelor of Laws from McGill University where he graduated first in his class. Mr. Holzer served on the Editorial Board of the McGill Law Journal and on its Moot Court Board, and also served as counsel to the Judicial Committee, which represented the student body of McGill University.
After he moved to Atlanta, Mr. Holzer practiced law with Arnall Golden & Gregory LLP. He later formed his own general practice, and ultimately co-founded this firm with his son, Corey D. Holzer.
Mr. Holzer is a former member of the Bar of the Province of Quebec and a current member of the State Bar of Georgia. He is admitted to practice before all Georgia State and Superior Courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Mr. Holzer serves as a guest lecturer in the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia.