Chambers USA 2016 Distinguishes 22 Katten Practices and 50 Attorneys

Firm News | May 27, 2016

(CHICAGO) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP today announced that 22 of the firm's practices along with 50 attorneys have been recognized as industry leaders in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

Katten's highest rankings were given in the categories of Real Estate (Illinois) and Real Estate: Finance (North Carolina), and the firm received an elevated ranking in the Litigation: General Commercial (Illinois) category for the second year in a row. Partners Michael R. Callahan (Healthcare), J. Hayden Harrell (Real Estate), Daniel S. Huffenus (Real Estate), Alvin Katz (Real Estate), Floyd A. Mandell (Intellectual Property), Laura Keidan Martin (Healthcare) and Joshua S. Rubenstein (Wealth Management) received the highest individual rankings possible in their respective practice areas.

Additionally, Herbert S. Wander, a partner in Katten's Corporate practice, and Peter F. Nadel, who is of counsel to the firm, were named "Senior Statesmen;" Peter A. Siddiqui, a partner in the firm's Insolvency and Restructuring practice, was named an "Up and Coming" attorney; and Harris R. Eisenberg, an associate in Katten's Corporate practice, was named among the "Associates to Watch" in the Nationwide: Sports Law category.

Chambers USA lauded Katten's top-ranked Real Estate (Illinois) practice as a "prominent department that represents owners, developers and investors at every stage of significant nationwide transactions." Clients also described the practice by saying, "They have a deep bend and deep experience in real estate …" Additionally, in the Real Estate: Finance (North Carolina) category, Chambers USA notes the practice is "widely acknowledged in the field for its prowess in real estate lending transactions" and for having a clientele that "spans some of the most sophisticated real estate lenders and affiliated parties ..."

Katten was recognized in the following categories in the Chambers USA 2016 guide: 

Nationwide

  • Capital Markets: Derivatives
  • Capital Markets: Securitisation
  • Climate Change
  • Real Estate
  • Sports Law
  • Transportation: Aviation: Finance
  • Wealth Management

California

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Media & Entertainment: Litigation

District of Columbia

  • Environment

Illinois

  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Healthcare
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Real Estate
  • Tax

New York

  • Healthcare

North Carolina

  • Real Estate: Finance

Texas

  • Environment

Katten attorneys recognized in the Chambers USA 2016 guide include:

Antitrust
Illinois

  • Andrew G. Klevorn

Banking and Finance
Illinois

  • Michael A. Jacobson
  • Stuart P. Shulruff

Bankruptcy/Restructuring
California

  • Craig A. Barbarosh
  • William B. Freeman

Illinois

  • Kenneth J. Ottaviano
  • Peter A. Siddiqui (Up and Coming)
  • John P. Sieger

Capital Markets
Nationwide

  • Guy Dempsey
  • Chris DiAngelo

Construction
District of Columbia

  • S. Scott Morrison

Corporate/M&A
Illinois

  • Howard S. Lanznar
  • Kenneth W. Miller
  • Jeffrey R. Patt
  • Herbert S. Wander (Senior Statesmen)
  • Walter S. Weinberg

Environment
District of Columbia

  • Steven P. Solow

Illinois

  • Nancy J. Rich

Texas

  • Mark L. Farley
  • Danny G. Worrell

Healthcare
Nationwide

  • Michael R. Callahan

Illinois

  • Michael R. Callahan
  • W. Kenneth Davis Jr.
  • D. Louis Glaser
  • Laura Keidan Martin

New York

  • Peter F. Nadel (Senior Statesmen)
  • Joseph V. Willey

Intellectual Property
Illinois

  • Floyd A. Mandell

Investment Funds
Nationwide

  • Henry Bregstein

Litigation
California

  • Bruce G. Vanyo

Illinois

  • Gil M. Soffer
  • Sheldon T. Zenner

Media & Entertainment
California

  • David Halberstadter
  • Michael S. Hobel
  • Joel R. Weiner

Real Estate
District of Columbia

  • Wendy Fields

Illinois

  • David R. Dlugie
  • Alvin Katz
  • Seth R. Madorsky
  • Mark C. Simon

North Carolina

  • Frank E. Arado
  • J. Hayden Harrell
  • Daniel S. Huffenus

Sports Law
Nationwide

  • Harris R. Eisenberg (Associates to Watch)
  • Adam R. Klein

Tax
California

  • Carol A. Johnston

Illinois

  • Sheldon I. Banoff P.C.
  • Saul E. Rudo

Transportation
Nationwide

  • Thomas E. Healey
  • Timothy J. Lynes

Wealth Management
Nationwide

  • Carol A. Johnston
  • Joshua S. Rubenstein

Chambers USA 2016 acknowledged the following Katten attorneys as recognized practitioners:

Intellectual Property
Illinois

  • Robert Breisblatt

Startups & Emerging Companies
Nationwide

  • Matthew Brown
  • Jeffrey Patt

Labor & Employment
Texas

  • Greg Dillard

Securities
Nationwide

  • Christian Kemnitz

Chambers and Partners' staff of full-time researchers prepares legal directories that assess and rank the world's leading lawyers according to their reputations among peers and clients. The US guide was first introduced in 2003 and ranks the leading lawyers and firms in an extensive range of practice areas throughout the country. Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business is read by industry-leading companies and organizations throughout the United States and worldwide, and is widely used by firms for referral purposes. 

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