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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

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Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Commercial Litigation

I have worked with David Crichlow of Katten Muchin Rosenman on several significant litigation matters. Mr. Crichlow and his team have consistently demonstrated excellence across several of the listed criteria, including expertise, responsiveness, understanding and civility...I have unreservedly referred (and would again) my in-house peers to Mr. Crichlow and Katten Muchin Rosenman.

Real Estate Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman's Christina Hassan is one of the best deal lawyers I know. I have recommended her to many other companies, and everyone has been very appreciative of my referral. She is very user-friendly, smart, commercial and efficient. Other lawyers at the firm have been very helpful and have provided sound advice.

Amber Asher Standard International, LLC

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Frequently Katten Muchin Rosenman acts as transactional/deal counsel for the structured finance deals that Wells Fargo is party on. I've worked with some of their partners for over 20 years, and they have a great understanding of our comments and reasoning for why we've requested some changes. They also have used me as a resource when they have questions regarding the Trustee/Paying Agent, as I have used them when I'm faced with an Issuer/Servicer question.

Commercial Litigation

I have been working with Katten Muchin Rosenman's Scott Morrison for many years and consider him my "go-to" lawyer when I need to make sure the other side sits up and takes notice. Scott has always been incredibly responsive and thoughtful in terms of his advice to me and the company regarding any potential litigation scenario. While I bring other smaller matters to different counsel, Scott is where I go when the company's interests are really at stake.

Andrew Pace Akridge

Trademark Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman is my go-to firm for the most complicated, tricky, unusual or sensitive questions/issues. In particular, Karen Artz Ash is an extremely useful resource. She gives practical, useful advice that goes well beyond merely identifying risk. Her guidance is an invaluable resource.

Litigation - Patent

Katten Muchin Rosenman has helped us by providing excellent opinions for Hatch Waxman litigations in a very cost-effective manner. Stephen Benson is an excellent guy helping us at Katten Muchin Rosenman.

Arshad Jamil Biocon Ltd.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Katten Muchin Rosenman has helped us by providing excellent opinions for Hatch Waxman litigations in a very cost-effective manner.

Real Estate Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman is a terrific firm with a broad skill sets in real estate, corporate and litigation work.

Barclay Jones iStar Financial, Inc.

Derivatives and Futures Law

The Katten Muchin Rosenman team has been an incredible asset to my firm. Their subject matter expertise and client focus are unique in the business.

Ben Boehmke UBS

Tax Law

I have used Katten Muchin Rosenman for more than 20 years and have always been very pleased with the service provided.

Bret Maxwell MK Capital, LP

Real Estate Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman is a fantastic firm with expertise in commercial real estate finance. I highly recommend them; I am always comfortable engaging with them.

Brian Bokor Wells Fargo

Trusts & Estates Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman has excellent client service and collaboration with foreign attorneys, whether they are quarterbacking or playing another role on the team. They are effective, efficient, and always focused on exceeding expectations.

Mary Anne Bueschkens Miller Thomson LLP

Health Care Law

I have known and worked with Michael Callahan of Katten Muchin Rosenman for 20-30 years. His knowledge, professionalism, and advice has been "spot-on!" Michael is widely known and respected in medical staff law circles as among the top individuals. His charisma makes him a highly sought after speaker. He makes learning medical staff law fun. I have been learning from Michael for many years and consult him frequently regarding new and developing issues.

Carol Cairns The Greeley Company

Real Estate Law

The lawyers at Katten Muchin Rosenman have provided excellent service to our company throughout the year and during previous years. They continue to offer excellent legal advice and consultation as well as adapt to our business with its evolving demands. The lawyers on the Katten Muchin Rosenman team provide cost-conscious service and execute in a timely manner. They are an invaluable extension of our team and business as we continue to grow.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Ken Ottaviano and Karin Berg in the Chicago office of Katten Muchin Rosenman are two of our go-to lawyers. Bill Freeman in Los Angeles has done well on our C&I deals.

Commercial Litigation

Becky Lindahl with Katten Muchin Rosenman is one of the very best litigators I have worked with in my career. She is a true credit to our profession.

Trademark Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman's trademark practice, led by Karen Artz Ash in NY, is outstanding. The attorneys and paralegals in the practice are the most responsive that I have worked with and are the standard that I use to judge other firm's practices. Their expertise runs the gamut from routine trademark maintenance to complex international trademark disputes. In addition, they offer creative ways to manage our trademark portfolio and implement our brand protection strategies cost effectively.

Public Finance Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman provides first-class representation in connection with our expansion project bonds, including transactional matters, tax issues and litigation related to those matters.

Municipal Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman provides excellent overall service. They are full-service, providing both counselling and strategic advice on legislative and and statutory matters.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Katten Muchin Rosenman is the best Trademark law firm in Chicago. They are extremely business-oriented and focused on what matters most to their corporate clients.

Dave Carroll Motorola Mobility LLC

Commercial Litigation

Katten Muchin Rosenman has a fantastic team on the regulatory side. They are extremely thoughtful and thorough. They are also a critical partner of ours when we need to do deep due diligence in addition to the help on the litigation side.

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman attorneys have a deep experience with securitization. They have a practical, solution-oriented approach to the law; business and deal focused with an impressive ability to innovate and think outside of the box. They are highly responsive and thoughtful.

Trademark Law

I have worked with Katten Muchin Rosenman for about two and a half years now since my arrival as GC at Kenneth Cole Productions. I work with them mostly in the IP area where they maintain our worldwide trademark portfolio and work closely with us on all our license agreements. In particular, I have worked very closely with Karen Ash Co-Chair of Katten Muchin Rosenman's IP department as well as David Sherman, her senior Counsel. Simply put, they are terrific and always responsive no matter what the circumstances.

David Bressman Kenneth Cole Productions

Real Estate Law

I have used Katten Muchin Rosenman for 30 years. They are a first-rate, big firm. They are also business-minded and have excellent intra-firm cooperation.

David Friedman Conor Commercial Real Estate

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

I do extensive work with Katten Muchin Rosenman's structured finance group. They are able and effective counselors and thoughtful practitioners. I trust them for all of our securitization questions. They manage deals effectively and provide great advice.

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman has represented our structured credit team on numerous transactions due to Katten's extensive expertise in structured finance. The team has the ability to get deals closed in an efficient and timely manner while still fully protecting our interests. We value the counsel we receive from Katten and appreciate the fact that they are always willing to go above and beyond to meet a tight deadline when we need them to.

Derivatives and Futures Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman has a strong practice; the team has relevant senior government experience, provides practical advice, and has good working knowledge of financial services industry due their representation of many leading financial institutions engaged in the derivatives and futures markets.

Derivatives and Futures Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman has a strong practice; the team has relevant senior government experience, provides practical advice, and has good working knowledge of financial services industry due to their representation of many leading financial institutions engaged in the derivatives and futures markets.

Banking and Finance Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman is our go-to firm, and we use them almost exclusively. They combine expertise, professionalism and prudence better than any firm we have worked with.

Antitrust Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman has helped us with a very intense class action litigation over several years. They provide great service and are strong advocates, excellent settlement negotiators, thorough in deposition preparation as well as witness prepping, professional, strategic in counsel, and very conscientious in maximizing the return on legal expenditures. I highly recommend them.

Derek Davis TEAC America, Inc

Trusts & Estates Law

The attorneys with whom we work at Katten Muchin Rosenman are exceptional. They are knowledgeable, thoughtful, and great to work with.

Antitrust Law

I have worked with Andy Klevorn of Katten Muchin Rosenman on a number of matters over the years. He is a first-rate counselor and adviser.

Litigation - Antitrust

I have worked with Andy Klevorn of Katten Muchin Rosenman on a number of antitrust litigation matters over the years. He is smart, pragmatic, and dedicated.

Corporate Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman's knowledge, experience, and responsiveness are all excellent. I would not hesitate to refer this firm.

Real Estate Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman is excellent.

Eugene Ford Jr. Mid-City Financial Corporation

Trusts & Estates Law

I have been both a client and a referral source for Katten Muchin Rosenman. They are empathic, professional and totally ethical in every one of their dealings.

Tony Rose

Litigation - Antitrust

Based on my past experience to work with Sheldon Zenner of Katten Muchin Rosenman in an antitrust criminal proceeding, I chose to work with him again this time in an international cartel case which I serve as chief counsel for a Japanese company. He is not only a highly experienced lawyer in the white collar practice but also he is exceptional in understanding a client's difficult situations and in providing solutions depending on phases based on communication with his client.

Trusts & Estates Law

I have had dealings with most members of the trust and estates department of Katten Muchin Rosenman, both in NY and Los Angeles, and can recommend them and the firm unconditionally.

Commercial Litigation

Katten Muchin Rosenman is very smart and strategically aggressive. They are always focused on getting the best outcome, whether that means heading for trial or finding a resolution sooner and with less expense. They are confident, but not on an ego trip.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman is very adept at handling a wide range of matters and navigating very large and complex bankruptcy cases.

Trusts & Estates Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman has excellent private client practitioners with an in-depth knowledge of cross border tax and estate planning. Josh Rubenstein is a particularly skilled, outstanding lawyer.

Tina Wuestemann Bar & Karrer

Real Estate Law

David Dlugie in Chicago and Christine Fitzgerald in Los Angeles, both of Katten Muchin Rosenman, are our primary contacts and both are excellent lawyers.

Tim Verrilli NXT Capital, LLC

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Katten Muchin Rosenman is a great health care investigation firm. Glen Donath adds outstanding judgment and tremendous value; a go-to lawyer for health clients.

Tim Lynch University of Michigan

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Katten Muchin Rosenman is aggressive, proactive, and strategic in representation.

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman is an excellent firm.

Thomas McHugh JVB Financial Group LLC

Litigation - Intellectual Property

I have been working with Katten Muchin Rosenman for approximately four years. They have been very responsive and informative in a wide range of legal matters. They are well-connected around the world, which has helped us with being able to go to one firm for all of our needs.

Mike Neises RumChata

Health Care Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman provides the highest quality service. The strength and depth of their expertise is unparalleled in my experience. Their attorneys are extremely responsive and always a pleasure to deal with. Their fees are extremely reasonable, particularly in light of their expertise and responsiveness.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Pete Siddiqui of Katten Muchin Rosenman is a smart, very practical lawyer with a loyal following. He's a pleasure to work with.

Banking and Finance Law

Our firm uses Katten Muchin Rosenman for the majority of our business. This was not always the case. Historically we gave more business to some of Katten Muchin Rosenman's competitors. Given Katten Muchin Rosenman's expertise and, more importantly, their responsiveness, we have migrated most of our business to Katten Muchin Rosenman. They have a stable full of capable partners and excellent associates, and we feel the we get a great quality product from them each and every time at a fair cost.

Public Finance Law

Chicago Public Schools has a long standing relationship with Katten Muchin Rosenman for a variety of its municipal and public finance law issues going back for decades. Katten's advice spans beyond transactions, but speaks to the long-standing relationship between the firm and the Board. Katten also has been at the forefront in providing opinions and thinking through the Board's unique situation in the industry.

Commercial Litigation

I've had the pleasure of working with Katten Muchin Rosenman Partner David Crichlow for several years, and I would rate Mr. Crichlow's work with respect to the six areas listed above (i.e., Expertise, Responsive, Understanding, Cost-Effectiveness, Civility and Reference) as excellent. Mr. Crichlow is the quintessential business lawyer. The best compliment that I can offer is that he is truly a business person that just happens to be a lawyer.

Jeremy Harris Praxair, Inc.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman is an excellent firm. We've relied on their expertise for the past three years and continue to increase our engagement with them.

Tax Law

I have worked with Katten Muchin Rosenman for over 20 years, and the services rendered have always exceeded expectations. Their group of attorneys provide first-class service for both income and estate tax.

Trademark Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman is excellent in all categories, particularly industry and legal expertise and responsiveness. They are definitely my go-to firm on many licensing and intellectual property matters, especially Karen Ash.

Real Estate Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman and specifically Karen Nelson have done a terrific job representing our firm. Karen is knowledgeable, efficient and personable. She does a wonderful job moving deals along and all of our client walk away from the deals happy. KMR has a deep knowledge in all things concerning real estate law and they are always a great resource for us.

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman has an extremely capable team.

John Essex Port City Group

Corporate Law

My experience with Brooks Giles of Katten Muchin Rosenman and the rest of the staff has been outstanding. I could not be happier with the work they have done for me and my organization.

John Essex Port City Group

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

The Bankruptcy Group at Katten Muchin Rosenman is very knowledgeable and professional. They have a great grasp of the legal concepts and how they apply from a business rationale standpoint. Their integrity and character are the highest level of the various firms I have worked with which makes working through difficult situations much easier. I would highly recommend them.

John Littrell MB Financial

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Katten Muchin Rosenman is an excellent firm.

Robert Sanger Sanger Swysen & Dunkle

Derivatives and Futures Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman is an excellent firm with true professionals at all levels. They are thoughtful, smart, and resourceful. Further, there is a discipline of preparation that is taught and practiced throughout the firm.

Robert Merrilees Spot Trading L.L.C.

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

The attorneys at Katten Muchin Rosenman who we have had the pleasure to work with are all very knowledgeable, responsive, thoughtful, insightful, professional, and a pleasure to work with.

Robert Lane Kinecta Federal Credit Union

Real Estate Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman Partner Jeff Scharff has represented Fairfield Residential for about 20 years on the acquisition and financing of large multifamily projects and portfolios across numerous states. Jeff has continued to receive an outsized portion of Fairfield's work because of his high level of expertise and negotiation skills in this area, including our most complex transactions. We have benefited from Jeff's blend of expertise, skill in applying that expertise, and pleasant but firm approach.

Jon MacDonald Fairfield Residential

Litigation - Intellectual Property

When I was in-house counsel, I retained Floyd Mandell and his Katten Muchin Rosenman Litigation Trademark Group on various conflict matters, including federal litigation and TTAB oppositions. Floyd and his team provided excellent legal advice and counsel on each matter and would rate "excellent" in each of the six categories.

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Steve Cochran at Katten Muchin Rosenman is an excellent criminal defense attorney.

Richard Steingard Lightfoot Steingard & Sadowsky

Public Finance Law

Katten has deep historical understanding of public finance law, and outstanding tax attorneys.

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Katten Muchin Rosenman provides great expertise in the commodities/futures space. They have real technical knowledge.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Katten Muchin Rosenman attorneys Floyd Mandel and Kristin Achterhof are two of the finest trademark lawyers practicing today. Their deep expertise, responsiveness, and practical business perspective make them go-to resources for challenging and mission-critical issues.

Banking and Finance Law

Mike Jacobson is our deal attorney at Katten Muchin Rosenman and he is much more of a partner than a service provider. We trust Jake with everything. He is a terrific partner.

Peter Rothschild RF Investments

Environmental Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman is truly an outstanding firm. We are very impressed.

Kyle Schonekas Schonekas, Evans, McGoey & McEachin, LLC

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Gil Soffer of Katten Muchin Rosenman is a star. He is as great a lawyer as there is in the country and cost-effective and responsive to boot. I would recommend him to anyone.

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

I work most closely with Russell Greenblatt of Katten Muchin Rosenman on benefit-related matters and have done so for several years. He is not only extremely knowledgeable and responsive, but he is also very practical. He takes the time to understand my objectives and provides solutions to achieve those objectives. He helps educate me and my team not only on recent legislative updates, but also on long standing benefit regulations so we can become more self-sufficient. He is excellent when conducting RFPs.

Kathy Ege LSC Communications US,LLC

Real Estate Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman has consistently provided excellent and timely service to our real estate investments group and has provided these services at very reasonable rates. The quality of the work and understanding of the subject matter is quite good but the focus on a practical approach in connection with achieving the company's our overall goals is second to none.