CHICAGO - Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to announce that four of its attorneys have been named among Crain’s Chicago Business’ Who’s Who 2007. They are Arthur W. Hahn, chair of the Firm’s National Financial Services Practice; co-Founding Partner Melvin L. Katten; co-Founding Partner Allan B. Muchin; and National Managing Partner Vincent A.F. Sergi. The list is published in Crain’s September 3 issue.
Since 1989, Crain’s Chicago Business has published its list of Who’s Who in Chicago business. This year’s list included 731 of Chicago’s most influential business leaders who "make things happen in Chicago." Those listed are selected solely by the publication’s staff. All four Katten attorneys on the 2007 list were also named to Crain’s Who’s Who 2006.
Arthur W. Hahn
Mr. Hahn is a member of the Firm's Executive Committee and Chairman of its National Financial Services Practice. He has a multi-disciplined practice, including representing major international banks and brokerage firms; representing international equity and commodity exchanges and clearing houses; and representing technology companies in connection with business strategies, capital formation and mergers and acquisitions. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hahn served on the legislative staff of U.S. Senator Paul H. Douglas and clerked on the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Melvin L. Katten
Mr. Katten is a Founding Partner of the Firm and serves as an ex-officio member of its Board of Directors. His legal practice includes tax and financial structure and counseling, corporate mergers and acquisitions, real estate and business ventures, as well as federal tax and criminal investigations.
Mr. Katten is a member of the National Commission of the Anti-Defamation League and a former chairman of the Chicago Regional Board. He also currently serves as the Sr. Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Roosevelt University, Chairman of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, member of the National Board of American Friends of Tel Aviv University; member of the Executive Board of the Better Government Association and previously served as its President.
Allan B. Muchin
Mr. Muchin is a Founding Partner of the Firm and serves as an ex-officio member of its Board of Directors. Having begun his legal career as a trial lawyer for the Internal Revenue Service, Mr. Muchin focuses his practice on corporate and tax matters. Mr. Muchin has served as a director or active advisor to the Board of Directors for numerous private and publicly held corporations including Alberto-Culver Company and Columbia Acorn Investment Trust. As a co-owner and director of the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Bulls, he also maintains close affiliation with major sports franchises.
Vincent A.F. Sergi
Mr. Sergi serves as Katten’s National Managing Partner and directs the partnership's daily operations. His legal practice focuses on counseling lenders and borrowers in all types of financing transactions with a particular emphasis on lender representation in real estate loans and workouts. Mr. Sergi has had a distinguished career with the Firm. As a member of its first associate class, he joined the Finance and Reorganization Department in 1974. After serving as a Department Head, he was asked to serve as the Firm’s National Managing Partner in 1996. He is a member of the Firm’s Board of Directors, a member of the Executive and Operating Committee, and Chairman of the Firm’s Compensation Committee. He serves on the board of directors of the Goodman Theatre and the Providence-St. Mel School.