Katten, led by Corporate partners Wade Glover and Victor Zanetti and associates Weston Love and Aaron M. Feld, represented Mid America Pet Food, LLC, a premium dog food brand, in the acquisition of Nature’s Logic.
ESG Remains a Priority: SEC Asset Management Advisory Committee Adopts ESG Disclosure Recommendations
Katten attorneys discuss recent Securities and Exchange Commission Asset Management Advisory Committee adopted recommendations developed by the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Subcommittee related to ESG disclosure by registered issuers.
Intellectual Property partners Deepro Mukerjee, Lance Soderstrom and Jitty Malik successfully represented Vermont-based Mylan Technologies Inc., after the global generic and specialty pharmaceutical company was sued by UCB Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company claiming that Mylan infringed on UCB's patent of its Neupro drug to treat Parkinson's disease.
Katten successfully defended WW International, Inc. (Weight Watchers) in a multi-million dollar class action lawsuit brought on behalf of all Weight Watchers members as a result of Weight Watchers moving its Workshops online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The case is one of the first lawsuits in the nation to consider the legal ramifications of changing business practices due to government restrictions imposed on business to limit the spread of COVID-19 and sets an important precedent for similar cases going forward.
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Spearheaded by Katten's Financial Markets and Funds practice, the report examines how heads of investment can use direct investments as part of a dual investment strategy for pursuing multiple investment goals and improving portfolio performance.
London managing partner Christopher Hitchins notes the challenges global firms implementing policies driven by US-based employers face, and how being sensitive to these national differences will help companies approach difficult topics in a more culturally inclusive way.
Katten attorneys Gary DeWaal, Christian Hennion, Neil Robson and Allison Yacker highlight the relationship between ESG investing considerations and the future of cryptocurrencies and crypto assets.
Katten congratulates Ramana Rameswaran and Michelle "Missy" Apodaca on their appointments to the American Bar Association’s Council for Diversity in the Educational Pipeline and Standing Committee on Legal Education, respectively.
Katten is pleased to announce the new leaders of various practice areas across the firm.
The Katten community mourns the loss of our friend and partner, John Sieger, who was taken from us far too soon. John passed on March 21, 2021. John was a pillar of our firm who advocated tirelessly on behalf of his clients and had a profound impact on the lives of so many of us here at Katten. We miss John immensely and extend our thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.
Receiving a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation's 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), Katten was designated a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
Katten was named one of the "2020+ Top Companies for Executive Women" by Working Mother Media, and was listed among the top 75 workplaces for women who want to advance through the corporate ranks.
As a community, we have watched with heavy hearts and troubled minds as the recent manifestations of racial injustice have played out on the national stage. While we have always stood in solidarity with the black and brown communities that face these injustices, we have been less vocal than the cause requires. No longer.
Katten earned a spot on Working Mother’s 13th annual "Best Law Firms for Women" list, recognizing firms with best practices in finding, retaining, promoting and developing women attorneys.
We are committed to having the brightest lawyers on our team, and we recognize that the best talent is diverse in many ways, including gender, race, sexual orientation, national origin, and ability.
If you're seeking to join a firm where you can enjoy exceptional career opportunities, as well as the resources to help you take your personal and professional goals to the next level, take a closer look at Katten.
Partners Terence Ross, Shaya Rochester, Michael Justus and Tami Sims led the Katten litigation team that successfully represented communications and software company Windstream Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries (Windstream) in a seven-count complaint against Charter Communications Inc. and Charter Communications Operating, LLC (together, Charter), a competitor of Windstream. Steven Reisman, Chair of Katten’s New York Insolvency and Restructuring Practice, is Windstream’s principal attorney at Katten and represents Windstream in matters unrelated to the litigation against Charter.
Zia F. Modabber, Managing Partner of Katten’s California offices and leader of Katten’s Entertainment and Media Litigation practice, Partner Tami Kameda Sims and Associate Leah E.A. Solomon, along with co-counsel at Kinsella Weitzman and Greines Martin, successfully represented Michael Jackson’s Estate in a seven-year long dispute over royalties from Jackson’s albums Off The Wall, Thriller, and Bad.
Intellectual Property partner Floyd Mandell and associate Julia Mazur won a crucial victory for client PepsiCo’s Gatorade in a landmark federal trademark case that was named one of the top ten IP decisions of 2019 by legal periodical Law 360. The case involves the fair use doctrine and establishes an important precedent for future trademark disputes.
Attorneys in the Health Care and Corporate practices, in the Dallas office, represented Genesis Physicians Group in a joint venture transaction with Innovista Health Solutions.