Frank D. Katz served as City Attorney for the City of Santa Fe from 2006 to 2010. He was with the Multistate Tax Commission from 1999 to 2006, as Deputy General Counsel and as General Counsel. He was Chief Counsel at the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department from 1984 through 1998 and General Counsel at the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration from 1983 to 1984. He served as an assistant attorney general in New Mexico in 1982. Frank was in private practice in San Jose, California from 1975 to 1979 and with the Santa Clara County Public Defender Office from 1970 to 1975. He clerked for Judge Charles Merrill on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit following three years at Stanford Law School. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in Afghanistan after receiving his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College.