CHICAGO - Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to announce that 46 of its attorneys have been listed in the 2008 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Ten of the Firm’s attorneys are ranked for the first time in 2008, while five have been ranked for at least 20 years and another 11 have been listed for at least 10 years. In addition, Best Lawyers ranked the Firm number one for Derivatives Law in both Illinois and Chicago.

Best Lawyers in America is an annual referral guide which evaluates attorneys in 78 specialties, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The 2008 edition of Best Lawyers in America is based on more than two million detailed peer evaluations of nominated lawyers. The guide’s 2008 edition will be available in December 2007.

Listed attorneys from the Chicago office are: Sheldon I. Banoff (Tax), Gregory K. Brown (Employee Benefits), David J. Bryant (Real Estate), Michael R. Callahan (Health Care), Kevin M. Foley (Derivatives), Arthur W. Hahn (Corporate and Derivatives), Michael O. Hartz (Trusts and Estates), Ted Helwig (White Collar Criminal Defense), Janet Goelz Hoffman (Public Finance), Gary W. Howell (Employee Benefits), Kenneth M. Jacobson (Real Estate), Reid A. Mandel (Structured Finance), Kenneth W. Miller (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity, and Mergers & Acquisitions), Allan B. Muchin (Corporate), Keith D. Pascus (Real Estate), Gerald M. Penner (Corporate), Gregory P.L. Pierce (Real Estate), Howard M. Richard (Real Estate), Kenneth M. Rosenzweig (Derivatives), Stuart P. Shulruff (Banking), Mark C. Simon (Real Estate), Andrew D. Small (Real Estate), Marcia W. Sullivan (Real Estate), James D. Van De Graaf (Derivatives and Private Funds), Herbert S. Wander (Corporate Governance and Compliance, and Corporate), Walter S. Weinberg (Corporate, and Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity), and Sheldon T. Zenner (White Collar Criminal Defense).

From the New York office: Mal L. Barasch (Trusts and Estates), Ronni G. Davidowitz (Trusts and Estates), Peter F. Nadel (Health Care), Edward J. Rayner (Employee Benefits), Joshua S. Rubenstein (Trusts and Estates), Donald H. Siskind (Real Estate), and Robert E. Smith (Commercial Litigation).

From the Los Angeles office: Steve Cochran (White Collar Criminal Defense), Susan A. Grode (Entertainment Law), Carol A. Johnston (Trusts and Estates), Andrew M. Katzenstein (Trusts and Estates), Thomas J. Leanse (Real Estate), Rik J. Toulon (Entertainment), and Bruce G. Vanyo (Commercial Litigation).

From the Washington office: S. Scott Morrison (Real Estate).

From the Charlotte office: Hayden Harrell (Real Estate), Fred A. Hicks (Family), and Daniel S. Huffenus (Real Estate).