September 25, 2016

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Phone: 312-902-5200

Katten is a firm of first choice for clients seeking sophisticated, high-value legal services in the United States and abroad. Our nationally recognized practices include commercial finance, corporate, environmental, financial services, insolvency and restructuring, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, structured finance and securitization, and trusts and estates. Our approximately 650 attorneys serve public and private companies, including one-third of the Fortune 100, as well as a number of government and nonprofit organizations and individuals. We provide full-service legal advice from locations across the United States and in London and Shanghai.

We forge partnerships with our clients based on our uniquely flexible and entrepreneurial culture. Knowing the law is not enough: we understand our clients’ business objectives and address their legal needs in a manner that is consistent with the “big picture.” Our clients see us as trusted advisors and we demonstrate our value every day in the successful results we earn.

Katten is deeply committed to diversity and we are frequently honored for our diversity program. We value the talents and perspectives of our diverse teams of attorneys, building stronger solutions for our clients and a better workplace for everyone.

Through our pro bono program, our attorneys and other legal professionals give their time, resources and talent to serve individuals and organizations in need, to engage in important national litigation and to partner with local legal service providers to ensure access to the justice system. We understand that by enriching the lives of those around us, we grow as a firm and as individuals. With our Katten Cares program, we have invested millions of dollars and thousands of hours in making a positive impact on our communities through sponsorship of local community service programs and the charitable activities of our attorneys and staff.

Katten is intensely focused on ensuring that we offer the best services to our clients and, in turn, sharing our support with community organizations.

Honors and Awards

Katten is proud to be recognized for the high-quality legal services we provide to our clients.

  • Recognized nationally in 30 practice areas as part of the 2016 US News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings
  • Ninety-four Katten attorneys listed in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America; two attorneys named Best Lawyers’ 2015 “Lawyers of the Year”
  • Twenty-two practices and 61 attorneys ranked among the nation’s best in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Ranked among the nation’s best in the 2015 edition of The Legal 500 United States for Finance –Structured Finance; Industry Focus – Environment Litigation; Industry Focus – Sport; Intellectual Property – Trademarks: Litigation; Investment Fund Formation and Management – Alternative/Hedge Funds; Litigation – Securities: Shareholder Litigation; M&A – Middle-Market; Real Estate and Construction – Real Estate; and Tax – Domestic Tax

Contributing authors from Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP:

Patrick Abbott, Lawyer, Katten Law Firm, Intellectual Property
Attorney
Patrick Abbott focuses his practice on intellectual property law and complex litigation, with an emphasis on pharmaceutical patents and the Hatch-Waxman Act. Highly accomplished at...
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Kristin J. Achterhof, Intellectual Property Attorney, Katten, counseling
Partner
Kristin J. Achterhof concentrates her practice in the area of intellectual property litigation and counseling. She is a first-chair trial attorney in matters pending in federal and state...
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Associate
Sarah R. Adams concentrates her practice in financial services matters. While in law school, Sarah was on the staff of the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal. She received her JD from the...
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Meredith Martin Addy, Intellectual Property Legal Specialist, Katten
Partner
Meredith Martin Addy, national head of Katten's Patent Litigation group, focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation with particular emphasis on complex technological matters....
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Nineveh Alkhas, Labor Employment Lawyer, Katten Muchin
Special Counsel
Nineveh Alkhas counsels and represents employers in various labor and employment-related matters. She advises executives and human resources professionals on a daily basis in matters...
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Claudia Allen, Corporate Governance Legal Specialist, Katten
Partner
Claudia H. Allen serves as co-chair of the Corporate Governance practice. She counsels boards, management and investors in public and private companies on corporate governance matters and...
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David M. Allen, Katten Muchin, Tax Attorney, business planning
Associate
David M. Allen's practice focuses on tax, succession and business planning for clients of significant wealth, including closely held business owners, private equity fund managers, art...
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Janet M. Angstadt, Securities Lawyer, Katten Muchin
Partner
Janet M. Angstadt is the head of Katten's Chicago Financial Services practice. She focuses her practice on broker-dealer and exchange compliance issues and advises companies on matters...
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D. Stephen Antion, Private Equity Attorney, Katten
Partner
D. Stephen Antion is head of the Los Angeles Corporate group and represents private equity firms, entrepreneurial businesses, family offices and wealthy families in a wide range of...
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Karen Artz Ash, Intellectual Property Attorney, Katten Muchin
Partner
Designers, apparel manufacturers and other clothing businesses seek out Karen Artz Ash, national co-chair of Katten’s Intellectual Property department and co-head of the Trademarks and...
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Allison Bailey, trusts, estates lawyer, Katten Muchin, law firm
Associate
Allison Bailey concentrates her practice in trusts and estates matters. While attending law school, Allison served as an associate editor of the Northwestern University Law Review and as a...
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Matthew R. Baker, Environmental White Collar Attorney, Katten Muchin Law Firm
Associate
Matthew Baker focuses his practice on environmental white collar, internal investigation, complex electronic discovery and information governance issues, and domestic and international data...
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Noah R. Balch, Katten Muchin, publicly traded commercial matters lawyer, real estate companies attorney
Partner
Noah focuses his practice on litigation and intellectual property disputes, with a substantive concentration in the fields of real estate, banking, complex business disputes, sports and...
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Mal concentrates his practice in estates and trusts law at Katten Law Firm.
Of Counsel
Mal Barasch was a member of the firm of Rosenman & Colin LLP from February 1968 through January 2000. He founded the firm’s Trusts and Estates department and served as its Chairman...
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Craig A. Barbarosh, Corporate Legal Specialist, Katten Muchin
Partner
Craig A. Barbarosh handles major insolvency engagements throughout the country. Chambers USA notes that he is "masterful in helping [clients] navigate the waters" of bankruptcy and "is an...
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Richard P Bauer, Intellectual Property Lawyer, Katten
Partner
Richard P. Bauer is co-head of Katten's Patents practice and concentrates on patent prosecution, validity and infringement opinions, intellectual property licensing and client counseling....
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Stephen Benson, Intellectual Property Attorney, Katten Law Firm
Partner
Stephen P. Benson is an intellectual property attorney specializing in the litigation of disputes involving patented technology. He has extensive experience in the litigation of complex...
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Joshua Berman,Katten Muchin Law Firm, White Collar Defense Attorney
Partner
Joshua Berman, co-head of Katten's White Collar, Investigations and Compliance practice, represents corporate and individual clients in white collar criminal and regulatory investigations,...
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Jonathan H. Bernstein, Katten Muchin, Finance Lawyer, Private Equity Attorney
Associate
Jonathan Bernstein concentrates his practice in private equity, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. He handles domestic and international acquisitions and dispositions,...
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Victor H. Bezman, Katten Muchin law Firm, Tax Legal Specialist
Partner
Victor H. Bezman concentrates in the area of taxation. He provides his clients with tax advice that effectively  meets their individual goals. His corporate clients are involved in a...
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James J. Calder, Antitrust Attorney, Katten Muchin law firm
Partner
James J. Calder devotes his practice to antitrust and competition law. He is co-head of the firm’s Antitrust and Competition practice. James’ antitrust practice includes litigation,...
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Michael R. Callahan, Health Care Legal Specialist, Katten Muchin Law Firm
Partner
Michael R. Callahan assists hospital, health system and medical staff clients on a variety of health care legal issues related to accountable care organizations (ACOs), patient safety...
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Claudia Callaway, Litigation Lawyer, Katten Muchin
Partner
Claudia Callaway is chair of Katten’s Consumer Finance Litigation practice and co-chair of the Class Action and Multidistrict Litigation practice. She focuses her practice on the defense of...
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Neil V. Carbone, Estate, Trust, Attorney, Katten, Law Firm
Attorney
Neil V. Carbone concentrates his practice in trust and estates law, with a focus in estate planning, administration and litigation, including issues pertaining to taxation, business...
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Anne M. Carpenter, Katten Muchin, Environmental Matters Lawyer, White Collar Crime Attorney,
Associate
Anne M. Carpenter concentrates her practice on environmental and white collar law, with an emphasis on civil and criminal environmental enforcement including investigations. Prior to...
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Jane M. Cavanaugh, Katten Muchin, Aviation Regulation Lawyer, Financial Services Attorney
Partner
Jane Cavanaugh concentrates her practice in financial transactions and aviation law, including financing, sales, purchases and leases of both commercial and business aircraft. She has...
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Lily N. Chinn, Katten Muchin, Toxic Tort Litigation Lawyer, Products Liability Attorney
Partner
Lily Chinn is a strategic advocate and litigator for her corporate and individual clients, providing counsel on the intersection between workplace safety, environmental, natural resources,...
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Bonnie Lynn Chmil, Litigation Lawyer, Katten Muchin Law firm
Associate
Bonnie Lynn Chmil concentrates her practice in litigation. She has represented clients in a wide range of matters involving commercial contracts, lender liability, trusts and estates,...
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Associate
Jessica Chue represents investment banks and hedge funds in the purchase and sale of distressed assets, including bank debt, private securities and claims against debtors in bankruptcy. She...
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Mark T. Ciani, Litigation Attorney, Katten Law Firm
Associate
Mark T. Ciani works on a variety of litigation matters, including shareholder class action and derivative suits, state and federal regulatory inquiries, white collar cases, internal...
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Bret J. Danow, Katten Muchin law firm, trademark attorney
Partner
Bret J. Danow focuses his practice on trademark licensing and brand protection with a concentration in the fashion industry and regularly counsels clients in the apparel, sporting goods,...
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Partner
Jill E. Darrow is head of Katten's New York Tax Planning practice. She concentrates her practice in tax planning and tax law with a focus on partnership transactions, financial services,...
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Ronni Davidowitz, New York practice, Trusts, Estates, Attorney, Katten Law Firm
Partner
Ronni G. Davidowitz is head of Katten’s New York Trusts and Estates Practice. Ronni concentrates her practice in trusts and estates law with a focus in private client services. She has...
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Gary DeWaal, Securities Attorney, Katten Law Firm
Special Counsel
Gary DeWaal focuses his practice on financial services regulatory matters. He counsels clients on the application of evolving regulatory requirements to existing businesses and structuring...
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Guy Dempsey Jr., Bank Regulations Legal Specialist, Katten Muchin
Partner
Guy C. Dempsey Jr. concentrates his practice on derivatives and structured products and on bank regulation. He advises clients on derivatives transactions of all types across all asset...
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Alessandra Denis, Katten Muchin Law Firm, Business Litigation Lawyer
Special Counsel
Alessandra Denis concentrates her practice on business litigation. During law school, Alessandra was an editor of the Michigan Journal of Gender and Law.
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Zachary D Denver, Litigation Attorney, Katten Muchin Rosenman
Associate
Zachary Denver concentrates his practice in litigation and dispute resolution matters. While attending law school, Zachary was an editor of the NYU Journal of Law and Liberty, and was a...
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Chris DiAngelo, Finance Legal Specialist, Katten Law Firm
Managing Partner
Chris DiAngelo is managing partner of Katten's New York office and co-head of the Structured Finance and Securitization practice. He focuses his practice on structured finance and...
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David Y. Dickstein, Financial Services Lawyer, Katten muchin law firm
Partner
David Dickstein represents broker-dealers, investment advisers, investment companies and hedge funds in connection with a variety of regulatory, compliance and operational matters. David...
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Greg Dillard, Health Safety Attorney, Labor, OSHA, Katten Law Firm
Partner
Gregory C. Dillard (Greg) advises clients on health and safety (EHS) issues, and focuses on major accident response, including upstream, midstream and downstream PSM incidents and workplace...
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Whitney Ellerman, Katten Muchin Law Firm, Litigation Legal Specialist
Partner
Whitney C. Ellerman is head of Katten's Washington, DC Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice and co-head of the office's White Collar, Investigations and Compliance practice. Whit...
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Adam Engel, real estate financial lawyer, Katten Muchin Rosenman
Partner
Adam J. Engel concentrates his practice in real estate finance, development, acquisition and disposition matters. He assists both lenders and borrowers with the origination, structuring,...
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Valentina Famparska, Katten Muchin, management compensation lawyer, real estate investments attorney
Partner
Valentina Famparska concentrates her practice in the area of federal income taxation, focusing in private equity-backed investments, management compensation, partnerships, real estate...
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Mark L. Farley, Environmental, Workplace Safety, Attorney, Katten Law firm
Managing Partner, Houston
Mark L. Farley is co-head of the Environmental practice and head of the Workplace Safety practice. He advises clients on a wide range of environmental, health and safety (EHS) issues, and...
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Paul R. Fenstermaker, Katten Muchin, Finance Lawyer, Money Attorney, FINRA
Associate
Paul R. Fenstermaker focuses his practice in corporate matters. Prior to practicing law, Paul worked at the National Basketball Association in the Global Marketing Partnerships department....
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Leonard A. Ferber, Corporate legal Specialist, Katten Muchin Law Firm
Partner
Leonard A. Ferber, co-head of Katten’s Technology practice, focuses his practice on technology transactions, representing both technology developers and large corporate users of technology...
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Christopher B. Ferenc, Intellectual Property Lawyer, Katten
Associate
Christopher B. Ferenc is a registered patent attorney and concentrates his practice on complex patent litigation encompassing a diverse array of technologies, including pharmaceuticals,...
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Our Financial Services Practice advises a broad spectrum of domestic and international fund managers, trading advisors, banks, brokerages and proprietary trading firms in all aspects of...
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Christine N. Fitzgerald, Katten Muchin Law Firm, Real Estate Legal Specialist
Partner
Christine N. Fitzgerald is co-head of Katten’s Los Angeles Real Estate practice. She practices in transactional real estate law, including all aspects of real estate financing, acquisitions...
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Kevin M. Foley, Finance Lawyer, Katten Muchin law Firm
Partner
Kevin M. Foley has extensive experience in commodities law and advises a wide range of clients, both in the United States and abroad, on compliance with the Commodity Exchange Act and the...
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Special Counsel
Michael Foley represents broker-dealers, investment advisers and other financial services industry participants with respect to a broad spectrum of legal and regulatory matters arising...
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William Freeman, Bankruptcy Legal Specialist, Katten Law Firm
Partner
William B. Freeman practices in the areas of insolvency, creditors' rights and finance. Bill is a trusted advisor to many domestic and foreign banks, financial institutions, indenture...
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Jessica M. Garrett, Katten Muchin, Intellectual Property Litigation Lawyer, Dispute Resolution Attorney
Associate
Jessica Garrett concentrates her practice in intellectual property and litigation and dispute resolution matters. She focuses primarily on intellectual property, advertising, marketing and...
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Partner
David L. Goldberg represents corporate and individual clients in a wide range of securities litigation and regulatory enforcement matters, including class actions, broker-dealer litigation...
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Darius J. Goldman, Katten Muchin Law Firm, Banking Lawyer
Partner
Darius J. Goldman is head of Katten's Distressed Debt and Claims Trading practice. Darius provides transactional guidance to clients who originate, restructure and invest in or trade...
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Doron Goldstein, Katten Muchin Law Firm, Intellectual Property Attorney
Partner
Doron S. Goldstein's practice primarily deals with intellectual property, information technology and advertising, marketing and branded entertainment transactions and counseling, including...
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Michael S. Gordon, Katten Muchin Law Firm, Litigation Legal Specialist
Partner
Michael S. Gordon has a broad range of commercial litigation experience, and regularly represents clients in state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration and mediation proceedings,...
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Julie L. Gottshall, Employment Law Lawyer, Katten Muchin Law Firm
Partner
Julie L. Gottshall serves as the Chicago head of the Employment Law and Litigation practice. She practices nationally in the area of employment law, providing litigation representation and...
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Jack P. Governale, Katten Muchin Law Firm, Financial Services Attorney
Partner
Jack P. Governale is the head of Katten’s New York Financial Services practice. Jack is a Registered Foreign Lawyer and a non-practicing partner in Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP. He...
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Russell E. Greenblatt, Labor law Attorney, Katten Muchin Law firm
Partner
Russell E. Greenblatt concentrates his practice in employee welfare benefit plans and vehicles used for the funding of such benefits, such as voluntary employees’ beneficiary associations (...
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Christina J. Grigorian, Banking legal Specialist, Katten Muchin Law firm
Special Counsel
Christina J. Grigorian counsels clients in all matters related to banks, bank holding companies, and state and foreign-licensed consumer and commercial lenders. Ms. Grigorian provides...
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Susan A. Grode, Katten Muchin, intellectual property licensing attorney, merchandising matters lawyer
Partner
Susan A. Grode focuses in entertainment, intellectual property, licensing, merchandising and interactive games and apps, social media, Internet and media law. Susan is recognized as one of...
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Brandon D. Hadley, Katten Muchin Law Firm, Tax Lawyer
Associate
Brandon Hadley concentrates his tax practice in debt instruments, financial products, securitization, cross-border investments and tax credit investments. His principal areas of experience...
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Arthur W. Hahn, Financial Institutions Attorney, Katten Muchin law firm
Partner
Arthur W. Hahn is global co-chair of Katten's Financial Services practice. He represents major international banks and brokerage firms, international equity and commodity exchanges, and...
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Jerry L. Hall, Katten Muchin, significant bankruptcy lawyer, restructuring litigation attorney
Special Counsel
Jerry L. Hall advises parties nationally in significant bankruptcy, restructuring and litigation matters. His clients span diverse industries, including real estate, retail, manufacturing,...
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Megan Hardiman, Katten Muchin Law Firm, Health Care Legl Specialist
Partner
Megan Hardiman draws on her broad regulatory background to advise clients on complex health information privacy issues, tax-exempt organization compliance issues, including maintaining tax-...
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Mary E. Harmon, Katten, Chicago, Pass Through Entity Lawyer, Tax Litigation Attorney
Associate
Mary E. Harmon is an associate in the Tax Planning practice. Prior to joining Katten, she worked for a small firm in the Chicago area, where she focused her practice on tax planning for...
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Anna-Liza B. Harris, Katten Muchin Law Firm, Finance Lawyer
Partner
Anna-Liza Harris is co-head of Katten's Structured Finance and Securitization practice and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. She advises clients on tax issues related to debt...
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Tom Healey, Katten Muchin Rosenman, transactions attorney, senior loans lawyer, intercreditor issues legal counsel, finance parties representation
Partner
Thomas E. Healey regularly represents parties on transactions involving junior and senior loans and intercreditor issues. Tom acts for financiers on all aspects of workouts for numerous...
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Samson Helfgott, international patent strategist, Katten Muchin Law firm
Of Counsel
Samson Helfgott has practiced for over 40 years in domestic and international patent, trademark and copyright matters, international patent strategy and patent and trademark administration...
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Christian B. Hennion, Finance Attorney, Katten Muchin Law Firm
Associate
Christian B. Hennion concentrates his practice in financial services and asset management matters, including counseling fund managers, registered investment advisers and commodity trading...
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Stewart B. Herman, Katten Muchin, Business Aircraft Transactions
Partner
Stewart Herman concentrates his practice in commercial- and business-aircraft transactions. He has extensive experience in structuring, drafting and negotiating leasing, sale and financing...
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Katten’s Insolvency and Restructuring Practice focuses on meeting clients’ economic objectives, managing the business and legal risks inherent in the restructuring process, and offering...
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Katten's Intellectual Property team provides a complete range of services for domestic and international clients in all major industries seeking to protect and benefit from their...
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Carolyn H. Jackson, International Attorney, Katten Muchin law firm
Partner
Carolyn Jackson is a partner in Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP and is a Registered Foreign Lawyer. She provides US financial regulatory legal advice to a broad range of market participants,...
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Michael R. Justus, Katten Muchin Law Firm, Intellectual Property Attorney
Associate
Michael R. Justus is a trademark and advertising attorney. He helps clients create, protect and promote global brands. He maintains a comprehensive trademark practice, including US and...
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Katten is a full-service law firm with more than 600 attorneys in locations across the United States and in London and Shanghai. We strive to be a firm of first choice for clients seeking...
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Aharon S. Kaye, Katten Muchin, Finance Lawyer, Commercial Litigator,
Associate
Aharon Kaye concentrates his practice on complex civil litigation and white collar criminal defense, representing corporations and individuals in antitrust, securities, tax, consumer fraud...
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Christian Kemnitz, Financial Services Lawyer, Katten Muchin Law firm
Partner
Christian T. Kemnitz is co-head of the firm's Financial Services Litigation practice and focuses on disputes relating to the financial services industry. He is experienced in pre-litigation...
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Associate
Timothy Kertland concentrates his practice on transactional, corporate and regulatory aspects of financial services matters. Timothy is able to provide legal services to a wide variety of...
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Daniel M. Ketani, Katten Muchin, Dispute Resolution lawyer, New York Attorney
Associate
Daniel Ketani concentrates his practice in litigation and dispute resolution matters. While attending law school, Daniel worked as an articles editor for the Columbia Journal of Law and...
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Chuck Knauss, manufacturing lawyer, Environmental Attorney, Katten Muchin, Washington Law firm
Partner
Chuck Knauss co-heads Katten's Environmental and Workplace Safety practice, serves on the firm's Board of Directors and is recognized as a "legend in the field" of climate change (Chambers...
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Stacey Knight, partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman Law Firm
Partner
Stacey McKee Knight serves as national co-chair of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice, and is a member of Katten's Board of Directors and the firm's Executive Committee. She...
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Timothy R. Knudsen, Katten Muchin Rosenman, general corporate attorney, public interest lawyer, mergers acquisitions legal counsel
Associate
Timothy R. Knudsen is an associate in the Corporate practice with an emphasis on private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate counseling and representation...
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Robert L. Kohl, Entertainment Law, Katten Muchin law firm
Partner
Robert Kohl concentrates his practice in public company representation, including corporate financing matters, as well as partnership, limited liability company and securities law. Robert...
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David S. Kravitz, Corporate Legal Specialist, Katten Muchin Law firm
Associate
David S. Kravitz concentrates his practice on a broad range of transactional, securities and general corporate matters. He regularly advises private equity sponsors, public and privately...
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Nathaniel Lalone, Katten Muchin Law Firm, Financial Institutions Attorney
Senior Associate
Nathaniel Lalone, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP, has a broad range of experience in the regulation of financial products and financial markets, and frequently provides...
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Thomas Lamprecht, Corporate Legal Specialist, Katten Law Firm
Associate
Tom Lamprecht has broad experience in mergers, acquisitions and other corporate transactions in a variety of industries. He has represented private equity firms and public companies in...
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Elizabeth D. Langdale, Litigation Lawyer, Katten Muchin Law Firm
Associate
Elizabeth D. Langdale concentrates her practice in litigation and dispute resolution matters.
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Lorie Soares Lazarus, Real Estate Legal Specialist, Katten Muchin Law Firm
Partner
Lorie Soares Lazarus is co-head of the Los Angeles Real Estate practice. She represents domestic and international commercial banks and other institutional lenders, institutional investment...
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Austin G. Leach, Corporate Lawyer, Katten Muchin Rosenman Law Firm
Associate
Austin Leach concentrates his practice in general corporate matters. While attending law school, Austin was a managing editor of the Columbia Journal of Race and Law, and was a musician for...
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Noah J. Leichtling, Katten Muchin, growth capital investments lawyer, leveraged transactions attorney
Partner
Noah J. Leichtling is the head of the New York Corporate group. His principal areas of practice are general corporate, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions. He handles domestic and...
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Lawrence Levin, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Partner
Lawrence D. Levin is co-head of the Chicago Securities practice. Companies turn to Larry for assistance with securities registration, regulation and compliance issues, as well as...
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Nina Ellen Abraham Lieberman, Katten Muchin Law Firm, Banking Attorney
Special Counsel
Nina Lieberman has been actively involved in the loan trading market since 2000 and has broad experience in representing banks, collateral managers and hedge funds in all aspects of...
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Austin S. Lilling, Katten New York, nonqualified deferred compensation attorney, welfare plans lawyer
Partner
Austin S. Lilling focuses his practice on issues relating to executive compensation arrangements and employee benefit plans, including defined benefit pensions, 401(k)s, nonqualified...
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Robert Loewy, Tax Legal Specialist, Katten Muchin Law firm
Special Counsel
Robert Loewy concentrates his practice in tax planning and litigation. Robert advises domestic and foreign clients on a broad range of US and international tax issues. His practice is both...
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Thomas Maas, Legal Specialist, Katten Law Firm
Associate
Thomas J. Maas concentrates his practice on resolving intellectual property disputes and has broad litigation experience in patent, antitrust, trademark, securities fraud and complex...
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Matthew Maher, Litigator, Resource Conservation Recovery Act, Katten Law
Associate
Matthew Maher is experienced in a broad range of environmental and health and safety-related enforcement matters. He litigates state and federal claims, including environmental claims under...
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Floyd Mandell, Katten Muchin Rosenman Law Firm, Patent Attorney
Partner
Floyd A. Mandell is national co-head of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice and co-head of the Trademarks practice. He has earned widespread recognition for his world-class...
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Phillip V. Marano, Intellectual Property Law, Katten Muchin Rosenmann
Staff Attorney
Phillip V. Marano focuses his practice on the intersection of intellectual property law and the Internet, advising on copyright and trademark enforcement, intermediary liability,...
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Special Counsel
Gabriel Marinaro serves as special counsel in the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation group. His practice focuses on all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation. He...
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Jonathan L. Marks, Katten Muchin, anti-fraud counseling attorney, white collar criminal defense lawyer, Chicago
Partner
Jonathan L. Marks concentrates his practice in the areas of business litigation, anti-fraud counseling and litigation, white collar criminal defense, compliance, internal investigations and...
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Richard D. Marshall, Katten Muchin, SEC Representation Lawyer, Finance Attorney, New York,
Partner
Richard D. Marshall focuses his practice on the representation of financial institutions and employees subjected to investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Department of...
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Laura Keidan Martin, Health care law Legal Specialist, Katten Muchin law firm
Partner
Laura Keidan Martin is the national head of the firm’s Health Care practice and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. She counsels health care industry participants including health...
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Martin S. Masar III, PhD, Associate, Intellectual Property, Katten Law Firm
Associate
Dr. Martin Masar has varied experience in patent prosecution and litigation, with emphasis in the scientific fields of chemistry, pharmaceutical arts, nanotechnology and biotechnology. He...
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Julia Kasper, Patent Attorney, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Law Firm
Associate
Julia Mazur focuses her practice on complex litigation and counseling involving a wide range of intellectual property matters including trademark, trade dress, unfair competition, domain...
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Matthew W. Olsen, Katten Muchin, Financial Institutions Legal Specialist
Partner
Matthew W. Olsen represents bank lenders and agents, investment funds, commercial landlords, manufacturers and other creditor clients in all aspects of bankruptcy and insolvency law,...
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Agnes I. Park, Corporations, General Counsel, Attorney, Katten Law Firm
Associate
Agnes Park represents a diverse range of companies—startup to mature, private equity funds and their portfolio companies—across many industries (e.g., digital media and technology,...
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Carolyn Passen, copyright, trademark, patent infringement, Katten law firm
Associate
Carolyn M. Passen concentrates her practice in the area of intellectual property litigation and counseling. She has represented clients in a variety of complex intellectual property...
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Timothy J. Patenode, Real Estate litigator, Katten Muchin Law firm
Partner
Timothy J. Patenode is the head of Katten's Chicago Real Estate Litigation practice and serves as Deputy General Counsel to the firm’s Chicago office. Tim is an accomplished commercial...
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Ross Pazzol, Financial Institutions lawyer, Katten Muchin Law firm
Partner
Ross Pazzol’s practice encompasses a broad range of financial services matters. He focuses primarily on the regulation of broker-dealers, futures commission merchants, investment companies...
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Stanley V. Polit, Katten Muchin, Financial Services lawyer, Corporate Regulatory Matters Attorney
Associate
Stanley Polit concentrates his practice in transactional, corporate and regulatory aspects of financial services matters. Stan is able to provide legal services to a wide variety of clients...
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Devan H. Popat, real estate lawyer, Chicago Office, Katten Muchin law firm
Partner
Devan H. Popat is a partner in the Real Estate practice at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. Devan focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions,...
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Elliot Press, Katten Muchin, Securities Lawyer, Finance Attorney
Partner
Elliot Press is co-head of the New York Securities practice. His practice encompasses a broad range of securities, transactional and general corporate matters. Elliot advises public...
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John F. Pyne, Katten Muchin, Private Equity Transactions Lawyer, General Corporate Matters Attorney
Associate
John F. Pyne concentrates his practice on general corporate matters, with an emphasis on private equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions. During law school, John led a team of...
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Dean N. Razavi, entertainment litigator, Katten Muchin law firm
Associate
Dean Razavi concentrates his practice in entertainment litigation. He has represented a variety of motion picture studios, television networks, production companies and other media and...
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Cynthia C. Reed, Katten Muchin, Estate Planning Lawyer, Trust Administration Attorney
Associate
Cynthia Reed is an associate in the Trust and Estates practice.  Education JD, Georgetown University Law Center BA, Connecticut College Bar Admissions New Jersey New York  
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William M. Regan, Katten Muchin Law Firm, financial products litigator
Partner
William M. Regan represents banks, issuers and senior executives in securities class actions, stockholder derivative cases, complex financial product litigation and enforcement actions....
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Daniel H. Render, Private Equity Lawyer, Katten Muchin, Chicago Law Office
Associate
Daniel Render concentrates his practice on corporate matters. Daniel's experience includes acquisitions for private equity and strategic buyers, growth equity financings for start-up...
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Scott Resnik, white collar investigations lawyer, Katten Muchin, Law Firm
Partner
Scott A. Resnik is co-head of Katten’s New York Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice and head of the firm’s New York White Collar Defense, Internal Investigations and Compliance...
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Mark Reyes, corporate securities lawyer, Katten Muchin law firm, Chicago office
Partner
Mark J. Reyes concentrates his practice in corporate and securities matters, including representing issuers and investors in public offerings and private placements of equity and debt...
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Camille Richard, Environmental and White Collar Attorney, Katten Muchin, New York Law firm
Associate
Camille Richard concentrates her practice on environmental and white collar law, with an emphasis on civil and criminal environmental enforcement and compliance with state, federal and...
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Peter J. Riebling, Mergers Acquisition IP litigator, Katten Muchin Law Firm
Partner
Peter J. Riebling devotes his practice to the management, litigation and licensing of intellectual property rights. He provides comprehensive domestic and foreign trademark counseling on...
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Neil Robson, private equity fund managers counselor, Katten Law Firm, London
Partner
Neil Robson, a regulatory and compliance partner with Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, focuses his practice on counseling hedge and private equity fund managers and other investment advisers on...
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Michael Rosensaft, white collar criminal litigator, Katten, New York Law Firm
Partner
Michael M. Rosensaft focuses his litigation practice on representing individuals and businesses in white collar criminal matters, regulatory enforcement matters, corporate internal...
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Alyse Sagalchik concentrates her practice on corporate matters, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and securities transactions. Alyse also advises...
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Fred M. Santo, Securities anFinancial Services Attorney, Katten Muchin Law Firm
Partner
Fred M. Santo represents sponsors and investment managers of domestic and international hedge funds, commodity pools and other public and private pooled investment vehicle, as well as...
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Katten’s Securities Litigation and Enforcement Practice defends corporations and their directors and officers in complex securities, director-and-officer and merger cases, and in related...
212-940-8787
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Hassan Abbas Shakir, Patent Prosecution Lawyer, Katten Law Firm
Associate
Hassan Abbas Shakir is a registered patent attorney and a licensed professional engineer whose practice is focused in patent prosecution in the areas of mechanical, electrical, computer and...
212-940-6489
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Peter J. Shea, Financial Services Practice, Katten Muchin New York Office
Partner
Peter J. Shea is a partner in Katten’s Financial Services practice. His clients range from NYSE-listed exchange traded funds to small private businesses as well as registered investment...
212-940-6447
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David B. Sherman, Katten Muchin Law firm, Entertainment Attorney
Associate
David B. Sherman concentrates his practice in intellectual property with an emphasis on trademark, copyright and technology matters. David’s practice focuses on the clearance, protection,...
212-940-6561
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John Sieger, Insolvency and Restructuring Partner, Katten, Chicago Law Firm
Partner
John P. Sieger is the national head of Katten's Insolvency and Restructuring practice. He has been involved in many high profile insolvency proceedings throughout the country, including the...
312-902-5294
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Leah Silverman, hedge fund, investment advisor, Katten Law Firm
Associate
Leah Silverman concentrates in representing hedge funds and commercial banks in the purchase and sale of bank loans, trade claims and other investments in domestic and international...
212-940-6373
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Jessica Simon, Commercial Litigation Attorney, Katten Muchin Law Firm
Associate
Jessica Mickelsen Simon focuses her practice in commercial litigation and business and insolvency matters. She regularly represents creditors in bankruptcy, including financial institutions...
310-788-4425
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Andrew R. Skowronski, Chicago, Katten Muchin, employee benefits attorney, executive compensation lawyer
Associate
Andrew R. Skowronski concentrates his practice in employee benefits and executive compensation matters. He counsels and advises buyers, sellers and management in the context of corporate...
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Jan Tamulewicz, Trademark Prosecutor, Katten Muchin, New York City office
Partner
Jan Tamulewicz concentrates his practice on intellectual property law, with an emphasis on trademark prosecution, enforcement, licensing, clearance, monitoring and portfolio management in...
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Joseph Topolski, Financial Transactions lawyer, Katten Law Firm, New York Office
Partner
Joseph Topolski represents issuers, underwriters, placement agents and investors in asset-backed securitizations and other structured finance transactions. He has extensive experience with...
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The Trusts and Estates Practice at Katten is nearly 50 attorneys strong, making it one of the largest in the United States. With attorneys in four offices—Charlotte, Chicago, Los Angeles...
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James Van De Graaff, Katten Muchin Law Firm, Financial Institutions Partner, Chi
Partner
James D. Van De Graaff primarily represents broker-dealers, investment banks and market-making firms in the regulatory aspects of their business. He has more than 20 years of experience...
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Bruce Vanyo, Financial Institutions securities litigator Katten Muchin Law firm
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Bruce G. Vanyo is co-head of Katten’s Securities Litigation and Enforcement practice and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. Bruce maintains active practices in the firm’s New York...
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Jeffrey A. Wakolbinger, Katten Muchin, false advertising lawyer, trade secrets attorney
Associate
Jeffrey A. Wakolbinger concentrates his practice on matters involving trademarks, copyrights, unfair competition, false advertising and trade secrets. Jeff has represented the owners of...
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Milton S. Wakschlag, Municipal Bond Tax Law, Katten Muchin Law Firm
Partner
Milton S. Wakschlag has practiced as a municipal bond tax lawyer for more than 34 years. He concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of tax-exempt bond financing, IRS bond audits...
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Laura D. Waller, Litigation Attorney, Katten Muchin Law Firm
Staff Attorney
Laura D. Waller concentrates her practice in litigation and dispute resolution with an emphasis on employment matters. She represents companies in federal and state courts and...
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Dina Wegh concentrates her practice in financial services matters. While in law school, Dina served as a managing director for A Jailhouse Lawyer's Manual and was on the staff of the Human...
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Jonathan D. Weiner, securities, transactional lawyer, Katten Muchin Law firm
Associate
Jonathan Weiner concentrates his practice in securities, transactional and general corporate matters. He has represented investors and issuers in public and private financings (including...
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Robert Weiss, Katten Muchin, Hedge Fund lawyer,
Partner
Robert Weiss focuses his practice on a variety of hedge fund, fund-of-funds and corporate-related matters. He regularly advises banks, financial institutions and investment funds with...
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Jeffrey M. Werthan, Mergers Acquisitions lawyer, Katten Muchin law firm
Partner
Jeffrey M. Werthan is head of the firm’s Banking practice. He has extensive experience representing clients in connection with bank formations, both public and private capital raises,...
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Benzion J. Westreich, transactional real estate lawyer, Katten Muchin Law Firm
Partner
Benny Westreich’s practice covers the full range of transactional real estate, representing institutional and individual clients in the United States and abroad in the acquisition,...
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John K. Whitaker, Trademark Patent lawyer, Katten Muchin, Chicago OFfice
Associate
John Whitaker focuses his practice on trademark and patent matters. He is an experienced musician with an interest in intellectual property as it applies to the arts. Prior to entering the...
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Joseph V. Willey, Health Care litigator, Katten Muchin Law Firm
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Joseph V. Willey concentrates his practice in health care and health care litigation. Joe has more than 30 years of experience in a wide range of health care matters, including Medicare and...
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Feng Xue, private equity mergers and acquisitions lawyer, Katten Shanghai office
Partner
Feng Xue is head of Katten’s China practice and chief representative and managing partner of the firm’s Shanghai office. He applies his 20 years of experience representing Chinese and US...
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Allison C. Yacker, Katten Muchin, Corporate regulatory Matters Lawyer, Offshore Hedge Funds Attorney
Partner
Allison Yacker, co-chair of the New York Financial Services group, represents domestic and offshore hedge funds, including fund of funds, private equity funds, commodity pools, investment...
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Richard H. Zelichov, Commercial Litigator, Katten Muchin Century City Office
Partner
Richard H. Zelichov’s practice encompasses a wide range of commercial litigation matters, with particular emphasis representing public companies and their directors and officers in...
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Lance A. Zinman, Attorney, Financial Services, Katten Muchin Law Firm
Partner
Lance Zinman serves as global co-chair of Katten's Financial Services practice and sits on the firm's Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Lance is a Registered Foreign Lawyer and a...
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Krassimira Zourkova, Financial services lawyer, Katten Muchin, Los Angeles
Partner
Krassimira Zourkova concentrates her practice in financial services, with an emphasis in the area of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives. She represents major dealers and end users,...
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