Katten Represents Blue Vista on the Formation of a Joint Venture to Acquire Student Housing Projects in the United States
Katten team represents Blue Vista in formation of a joint venture investing $250 million in student housing project at University of Texas and Syracuse University.
The Capital Markets team represented Thrive Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company, in its initial public offering of $172.5 million.
Mark D. Wood, co-head of Katten's Capital Markets team, Corporate partner Evan S. Borenstein, and Capital Markets partner Vlad M. Bulkin and associate Aaron M. Feld represented the company as it pursues a business combination within the global health and wellness industry.
Real Estate partner Gavin Vollans, assisted by senior associate Martyn Strong, led the Katten team advising advised pan-European asset management company RE Capital on the acquisition and record-breaking subsequent lettings of 1 Old Queen Street, located opposite Westminster Abbey.
Financial Markets and Funds Department global chair Lance Zinman and Financial Transactions and Trading chair Christopher Shannon led a Katten team in representing ErisX, a crypto spot and derivatives exchange, in its watershed merger with Cboe.
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact our world, stay up to date on Katten’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center. The latest legal news, firm event information and more will be featured as it's released.
Katten has been ranked in the 2022 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list in 26 practice areas nationally.
Katten attorneys developed a Q&A examining OSHA's vaccination requirement for employers with 100+ employees, along with the rule's recent stay by the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
The Katten community mourns the loss of our friend and mentor, Judge Jorge A. Solis, who died suddenly on October 8. Former chief federal Judge Solis was a trailblazer with a passion for law and justice. He will be deeply missed. We extend our thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.
Partner Neil Robson tells Law360 that the real work now begins as financial services firms commit more than $130 trillion to reach net-zero carbon emission.
In a Law360 article, Partners Vikas Khanna and Scott Resnik note on how HIPAA subpoenas have become the investigative tool of choice for certain US attorney's offices in health care investigations.
The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2022 recognized six Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP practice areas and 12 attorneys in its latest law firm guide. Practice areas include "Top Tier Firm" in the Corporate Tax category and a "Firm to Watch" in the Commercial Property: Investment area. Partner Charlotte Sallabank was named a "Leading Individual" in the Corporate Tax category and Senior Associate Timothy Dodd was selected as a "Rising Star" for his work in the Hospitality and Leisure space.
Katten achieved Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certification Plus status, recognizing the firm’s commitment to increase opportunities for advancement and strengthen an inclusive pipeline of diverse legal leaders. In addition to meeting or exceeding the baseline requirements, the certification indicates the firm has successfully reached at least 30 percent underrepresented lawyer representation in a notable number of its current leadership roles.
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.
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.
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.
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.