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Katten

29 National Rankings & 64 Metro Rankings | Website

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.

Corporate Law

Katten brings a high level expertise paired with a very sensible and fair approach to doing business with clients. They take their role as advocate seriously and have helped us through many difficult business situations. We are grateful to have them on our team.

Michael Lee LourdMurrayCapital

Health Care Law

Led by Joseph Willey, the team at Katten providing representation is deep. Their subject matter knowledge is unmatched and they are very efficient litigators.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Katten's expertise is broad and exceptionally deep. There is a synthesis of legal and business understanding that I have not found anywhere else. It rises to the highest professional standard of providing counsel, advice and good judgment.

Patrick Welton Welton Investment Partners

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Katten's Kristin Achterhof is a treasure. A wonderful lawyer and business partner in addition to a great person!

Real Estate Law

The folks I use at Katten are top development and real estate lawyers. They have guided us through several major pieces of the structuring and pre-development of a large DC project. We plan to use them for more of these as we go forward.

Trusts & Estates Law

Katten attorneys Abby Feinman, Carol Johnston and Cindy Brittain are trusts and estates lawyers who have done a great job in working with clients that I have referred over to them. They focus on really understanding the issues and come up great ideas to help solve client problems. They are able to explain complex legal terms in a way that clients can easily understand. We live in a global world, and they are able to handle both domestic and international matters.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

I have worked with exceptionally talented lawyers at Katten. They are very responsive, focused, highly knowledgeable and repeatedly give solid advice. As a result the firm gives excellent value for the fees that are charged. The firm has been very good about staffing for depth on assignments. As a result, assignments get divided so that there is no dilution of focus. The fees are kept manageable, and the assignment gets done quickly.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Katten gives consistently the best combination of legal advice and commercial practicality on all of Wall Street for the last 25 years.

Michael Ricciardi Mercury Capital Advisors LLC

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Katten attorneys are extremely precise and highly responsive. Very smart, able to easily grasp details on complex deals. Deep experience in new fund formation and seed capital deals. Reputation for aggressiveness can create static in negotiations even before they begin. Expensive, but for the most important matters, worth it.

Litigation - Trusts & Estates

Katten attorneys Carol Johnston, Abby Feinman and Cindy Brittain do their best to help their clients avoid protracted matters involving litigation.

Tax Law

Katten represents our companies in M&A transaction services and tax planning. We find them to be of the highest caliber people and talent, compared to other firms working on the same matters.

Antitrust Law

Andy Klevorn of Katten is a towering strength in the antitrust area. He combines practical advice with sound legal judgement.

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Katten has excellent securitization lawyers. They spend the time to understand the underlying business needs and constraints when formulating their advice. Single largest strength is their ability to think dynamically and outside the box. They possess such a broad view and understanding that we even run many non-securitization-related issues by Katten to get a different and innovative perspective.

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Katten brings an element of best market practice to their counsel of our business that is invaluable to our organization.

Marie Persichetti CIG Financial, LLC

Litigation - Bankruptcy

I would highly recommend hiring Katten's Ken Ottaviano and Karin Berg, for bankruptcy/restructuring assignments. I have worked with them for over the past 8 years, on a number of complicated and distressed situations. Their advice and direction has been solid; and has led to terrific results.

Real Estate Law

I have always found Katten's attorneys to be especially responsive and helpful, specifically Daniel Huffenus and Henry Stapp with whom I have closed two transactions year-to-date 2019.

Trusts & Estates Law

Katten's team is focused on the task at hand. They are well-prepared for calls and meetings. They apply a broad range of experience to planning, drafting negotiating and litigating. They bring in experts and let them do their jobs.

Banking and Finance Law

I have worked with Derek Ladgenski and his team from Katten for about six years. They are always very professional and knowledgeable including their understanding of recent market trends. Turnaround is always very timely, organized and the final product is accurate. For these reasons, I feel very comfortable making decisions based on their guidance.

Health Care Law

We rely on Katten for all healthcare regulatory counsel related to our specific niche of healthcare services and have always found them to be well-balanced in their advice.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Katten lawyers are always immediately responsive and usually have relevant experience in every issue I have raised. They are expert in every aspect of intellectual property and always recommend the most cost effective solutions.

Litigation - Bankruptcy

I would use Katten in any case or situation given the depth of their experience in bankruptcy matters.

John Littrell MB Financial

Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television

Gloria Shaw at Katten is one of the best litigators I've worked with on entertainment-related claims. She is responsive, effective, cost-efficient and results-oriented. I would highly recommend her.

Litigation - Trusts & Estates

Katten's lawyers are very knowledgeable and experienced

Real Estate Law

David Dlugie and Christine Fitzgerald of Katten Muchin Rosenman have provided legal expertise to our group for 15+ years. David and Christine are both extremely responsive, client focused, results oriented and a pleasure to work with. Their knowledge of commercial real estate lending practices and laws are critical to our success. The firms' depth and strength in other practice areas make Katten Muchin Rosenman a valuable partner.

Tim Verrilli NXT Capital, LLC

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Katten, especially Kristin Achterhof, is an excellent law firm. They provide top quality service at a fair price.

Health Care Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman attorney Vic Zanetti has been a great help in making sure the sale of my business happened seamlessly. He is a smart and caring lawyer who always keeps his clients' interests in mind.

Ashish Singhal Texan Urgent Care, LLC

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

The star-studded team at Katten are our constant partners. They understand our business and never fail to deliver unparalleled value in its support.

Nathan Herbert Ford Motor Company

Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television

Katten Muchin Rosenman attorneys are among the best professionals I've worked with. I speak to this firm every single day and they're an invaluable asset to our business. We couldn't do what we do without them.

Steve Barnett Silva Artist Management

Real Estate Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman is great to work with. They are extremely responsive in timely manner and will respond quickly to questions. They are helpful even if not their deal.

Ronnie Ragoff Shorenstein Realty Services, L.P.

Banking and Finance Law

I have routinely worked with the Chicago office of Katten Muchin Rosenman for over 10 years, during which time I have found the quality and speed of service to be consistently high. Derek Ladgenski has been a particular standout performer.

Todd Maldonado BMO Franchise Finance

Public Finance Law

Katten simply provides the best representation possible on public finance matters. They are worth every penny. From deal structuring, to contract negotiation, to federal tax compliance, KMR is one of the best in the business.

Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television

The attorneys at Katten Muchin (we have dealt primarily with Joel Weiner) are exceptional and I would be happy to use them again and again.

Gretchen Stockdale

Real Estate Law

Katten is very knowledgeable in their practice areas and efficient work.

Livia Corredor Forest City Realty Trust

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Katten is knowledgeable, effective and practical in their approach to documenting and working through difficult issues.

John Littrell MB Financial

Public Finance Law

The public finance attorneys I have worked with at Katten are highly responsive and experts in their field. I enjoy working with them and they are one of my "go-to" firms.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Katten is very client focused and their attorneys do a great job.

Real Estate Law

The Katten lawyers are a real estate powerhouse who are capable of meeting our needs nationwide. They are accomplished advisers across a broad spectrum of real estate activities and have been critical as we expand into a new business line.

Real Estate Law

Benny Westreich at Katten Muchin Rosenman is probably the most knowledgeable of the lawyers I have ever encountered. Moreover, I do not know anyone who has demonstrated more impeccable integrity . Aside from all that he does know in real estate and deal making, as well as numerous areas of transactional and constitutional law, he is honest and humble enough to direct me to the appropriate colleague when asked for advice outside his specific areas of specialty. I trust him implicitly in every subject of my concern. A more loyal and caring professional I could not have! Katten Muchin Rosenman is a firm with enormous depth. Abby Feinman, in the Los Angeles office, is extraordinarily smart and completely up-to-date on all the cutting edge rulings in the area of estate planning and bequests. She handles our complex charitable planned gifts and has been a reliable and expert adviser. Scott Resnick, in the New York office, is a wise and and gifted strategist whose counsel was invaluable on a very sensitive matter. His contacts in New York City are deep and he navigates complex issues and layers of the legal system with clarity and terrific interpersonal skills.

Rabbi Meyer May Simon Weisenthal Center

Municipal Law

Katten lawyers are very professional and very knowledgeable about municipal law. They understand the unique challenges of operating a municipal corporation. KMR has done a great job helping us interpret and amend legislation impacting the Authority. In the past year, KMR was instrumental in the Authority's development of a strategy for solving a long-running tax dispute.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

We have worked with Katten for years after being overcharged and under serviced by a competitor. They are, hands down, the best guys in the business. They are super responsive, have super clean documents, provide top service and are absolutely cost effective.

Public Finance Law

We have used Katten Muchin Rosenman as Bond Counsel for over 10 years and have been pleased with their work. We have done conventional as well as unusual financings. Their knowledge and expertise have allowed the financings to proceed smoothly. Katten Muchin Rosenman explains the issues in a clear manner and works with us to find to a mutually acceptable solution. We engage them on 5-year contracts, which allow us to receive very favorable fees.

Richard Li City of Milwaukee

Public Finance Law

We have worked with Katten as Bond Counsel on a number of healthcare transactions. They are very capable, hands-on and user-friendly.

Oil & Gas Law

Katten has an exceptional group of attorneys. They are effective working as a team from different offices. They are thoughtful in putting together teams of attorneys with different specialties to form a "one-stop shop" in handling complex legal issues.

Real Estate Law

Katten attorneys are subject matter experts, extremely responsive. Very pleasant to work with. Would be my first call and my first recommendation.

Pat McDonough Milwaukee Bucks

Tax Law

Katten Muchin Rosenman's Jill Darrow is the best. She always gave us good prospective and helps us appreciate all aspects of a transaction. A true adviser!

Raymond Mizrahi Waterfall Asset Management

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