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Katten

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Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provided 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.

Banking and Finance Law

Jan Cate and her team at Katten continue to deliver excellent work to our company.

Banking and Finance Law

Jan Cate of Katten, is an excellent commercial finance attorney. She is super responsive, meticulous and knows her stuff. It's a pleasure working with her.

Wansun Song CIT Bank

Banking and Finance Law

Katten is the best law firm to work with in the market. They know the market terms and make the process easy.

Banking and Finance Law

Katten is our go-to law firm as we have found them to be exceptional at being current on the latest terms and conditions in the market, responsive, and cost effective. There are other firm that we use are knowledgeable and responsive, but their legal bills are much higher and our clients are upset, which is why we have transitioned more of our business to Katten.

Banking and Finance Law

Jan Cate and her team at Katten have been doing this a long time. They understand what it means to hit a deadline or timeline and will do whatever is in their power to make that happen. They have a good bedside manner and are able to delineate important vs. non-important matters in the documentation process, which allows for a more efficient outcome. I highly recommend the Katten team.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Steven Reisman and his team at Katten are commercially-minded and provide clear focus and advice. They are good at keeping cost-benefit analysis in mind as they provide guidance to their clients and are very user-friendly. Very effective.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Steven Reisman and team at Katten came into a challenging matter, quickly got up to speed, and were fantastic counselors throughout. They were responsive, respectful, knowledgeable, and efficient. They were also a joy to work with personally.

Jonathan Spiller CTI Foods LLC

Derivatives and Futures Law

Guy Dempsey with Katten is always quick to respond with advice that is informed by his many years in this practice area. A pleasure to work with.

Derivatives and Futures Law

Katten's expertise in certain niche areas, like regulatory registration categories in derivatives is top notch.

Health Care Law

Katten's healthcare team, led by Joseph Willey, has proven itself to be worth many times their cost.

Health Care Law

Katten lawyers are the most professional, informed, responsive and affable legal professionals that I have worked with over the past 25 years of running a large medical practice.

Jim Weber M.D. The GI Alliance

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

We have used the corporate team at Katten's Dallas office for many years as our primary M&A group. They have always been responsive, professional, diligent and capable with very reasonable pricing because of our long-term relationship.

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Katten's M&A attorneys provided practical, actionable advice, which complimented the business' objectives in achieving the best possible result.

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

I have done over 100 M&A transaction, mostly as the buyer. I have not seen a better team than Katten in all of those transactions.

Bill Tauscher Keeco Holdings, LLC

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Lance Zinman and Chris Shannon with Katten have the single most impressive practice in middle market financial services. They are close to 100% of our legal spend. Best of the best!

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Katten is the best in the market.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Katten has a good mix of expertise and experience. We use them on the Funds, Trading and Regulatory side and they have good people in all areas. Our relationship partner is Allison Yacker who is amazingly responsive and if she cannot help she will get someone who can promptly. We find them to be practical and user-friendly, with a good "bedside manner".

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Henry Bregstein and Allison Yacker, at Katten, are two of the best lawyers I have worked with. They provide excellent advice in a pragmatic, easy to digest manner. They are incredibly responsive and negotiate exceptionally effectively manner. I can't speak highly enough of their work and their excellent client service.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

I have never worked with more professional lawyers. They embody the ethic of representation. They have profound depth and nuance to their expertise. Exemplifying their commitment, they routinely contact us about advancements and rulings that may effect us. Unlike other firms where this is generic outreach through white papers, their outreach is specific to our business and circumstances. I have 30 years experience with the Private Funds group at Katten, and I could not recommend them more highly.

Patrick Welton Welton Investment Partners

Public Finance Law

Katten tax experts have been good.

Richard Li City of Milwaukee

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Katten is a top-notch securitization/structured finance firm. They have sweeping expertise and experience. Katten is very responsive and client-focused. What differentiates the Katten securitization attorneys is their ability to deliver novel, outside-the-box solutions to difficult issues. This quality, more than any other, drives their value proposition.

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Katten is one of the best law firms I know doing Securitization and Structure Finance work. They are level-headed, commercial, reasonable, intelligent, creative, thoughtful and extremely knowledgeable.

Roxana Bargoz Avant, Inc.

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Ford Credit has worked with Katten Muchin Rosenman for about a decade. We originally chose to hire the firm—and have since decided to significantly expand our relationship—because of the firm’s deep expertise in structured finance, their unparalleled client services, and the above-value legal work that they deliver our company on a consistent basis. In the past 12 months, the team at Katten Muchin Rosenman have been our go-to lawyers for capital markets matters, including structured finance and securitization, as well as general public company matters, tax issues, and derivatives transactions. The Katten team is able to marshal subject matter expertise to serve myriad aspects of our business holistically. One of Katten's strongest attributes is their relentless focus on client service. They deliver our company bespoke, client-centric advice and solutions that are tailored to the nature and circumstances of our business, not generic or academic responses. The team at Katten understands us and our business because they have been our long-term partner and invested in our relationship, which uniquely positions them to add value to our company. Joseph Topolski is our go-to lawyer at Katten. If he wanted, Joe could be a politician, a rock star, or a university professor. He has all the charisma, talent, and competence that anyone could ask for in a partner and we are lucky that he’s devoted himself to a legal practice. That devotion accrues benefits to our business routinely because Joe is a thought-leader, an innovator, an enlightening communicator, and an all-around terrific person. Emmanuel Mevs is another attorney at Katten who we regularly rely on for expertise. Working with Emmanuel has been an unmitigated success: he routinely goes above-and-beyond to share breaking trends in the market, deliver thoughtful advice, and solve complex problems.

Nathan Herbert Ford Motor Company

Commercial Litigation

I had the pleasure of working with David Crichlow, with Katten, first hand on an extremely complex commercial arbitration. David's legal acumen (coupled with his ability to think like a business person as well as a lawyer) was instrumental in my company reaching a great outcome. David has solidified his standing as one of our company's go to lawyers.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Katten is the only firm I turn to regardless of the location of this issue under consideration. Most often that is the Chicago office.

Daniel Price Esq. Law Offices of Dan Price

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Katten's IP team headed by Floyd Mandell is excellent. We spread our intellectual property work around, but whenever there is a problem, we call Floyd.

Litigation - Trusts & Estates

I work with Josh Rubenstein and Bonnie Chmil at Katten, both on jointly representing clients as well as them representing me when I am a fiduciary and the experience has been wonderful

Mark Bosswick Berdon LLP

Litigation - Trusts & Estates

Josh Rubinstein at Katten is a star and completely pre-eminent.

Mark Harper Hughes Fowler Carruthers

Litigation - Trusts & Estates

Joshua Rubenstein, at Katten, is simply excellent. He is the standout New York lawyer, I wouldn't go to anyone else.

Real Estate Law

I have worked with David Cohen and Brett Kifferstein for at least 15 years now. They and their team at Katten have been consistently excellent at the law and a pleasure to work with.

Mark Young TravelCenters of America

Real Estate Law

They are industry experts provide very thoughtful guidance. Katten is a preferred law firm for us based on the technical knowledge; ability to see the "big picture" and provide sound legal advice. I view them as a part of the team that guides us to get business done.

Real Estate Law

I have worked with Katten on fund formation, joint ventures and Opportunity Zone activities. Alvin Katz is the lead partner I work with. He is in the top 1% of Real Estate lawyers in the country, and is able to pull in team members who are experts in their specific areas. Katten and Alvin are easy to work with, technical experts and cost effective. Highly recommend!

Lynn Jerath Citrine Investment Group

Real Estate Law

I have been working with Katten for many years and with Seth Madorsky during that period. I have complete faith in Seth's abilities, judgment, and work ethic. He is not afraid to challenge me when he believes there may be a better answer. He is very client-oriented and will get things done in a more than satisfactory manner. As a lawyer myself, I have high professional expectations of my counsel, and Seth and Katten meet these expectations.

Kevin Poorman PSP Capital

Real Estate Law

Katten provide exceptional advice, unparalleled responsiveness and a willingness to go above and beyond as a true partner and advisor.

Real Estate Law

We've had a long standing relationship with Katten and for good reason. Great people with incredible experience and competence. I feel very comfortable with this firm handling any of my institutional commercial real estate matters.

Real Estate Law

All-in-all, we have been extremely pleased in our working relationship with Katten over the past 5+ years. They have a very deep bench of top-notch real estate legal talent across the country and particularly out of Chicago, with specific subject-matter experts across all facets of real estate law. We find Katten to be quite cost-effective and of significant value when compared to most of their peers.

Real Estate Law

Katten's professionals provided excellent counsel. They were extremely responsive and attentive to the needs of their client.

Real Estate Law

Jason Vismantas, at Katten, is a tremendous lawyer and a true pleasure to work with on any transaction.

Tax Law

Katten closed two company sale transactions, tax expertise was essential component of successful deals closing.

Trusts & Estates Law

I would use Joshua Rubenstein, at Katten, for any aspect of Trust & Estate Law which has a US angle. He is extremely knowledgeable and technically gifted whilst being personable and able to provide helpful and usable advice that cuts to the chase.

Health Care Law

My experience in working with Katten over the last several years has been extremely positive. Joe Willey and his health law team are responsive, thorough and client-focused. They have been effective advocates on a number of complex, time-intensive projects, and I highly recommend them.

Lynn Stansel Montefiore Medical Center

Real Estate Law

My group has relied on the expertise of David Dlugie and Christine Fitzgerald, at Katten, for our commercial real estate lending business for decades now. They have been trusted, experienced, knowledgeable and reliable partners for us on all legal aspects of our lending business. I highly recommend both David Dlugie and Christine Fitzgerald as commercial real estate experts in their local markets and for the national commercial real estate lending market.

Tim Verrilli NXT Capital, LLC

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Katten attorneys Floyd Mandell and Julia Mazur are among the best and most responsive outside counsel I have had the privilege of working with.

Charlie Biener PepsiCo, Inc.

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