LOS ANGELES – Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to announce that it has been named one of the “Best Places to Work in Los Angeles” for 2009 by the Los Angeles Business Journal, which developed the ranking in conjunction with the Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) and the Best Companies Group. The firm’s inclusion in the list followed an extensive workplace assessment, which included a survey of all employees and an inventory of company benefits and policies. Katten will be recognized along with the other ranked companies, at a luncheon on August 5 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. The full list of honorees is published in the August 2009 issue of the Los Angeles Business Journal.

“We are pleased that our employees have recognized Katten as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. Our inclusion on this distinguished list recognizes our ongoing commitment to creating the best possible culture and work environment for our most valued assets, our employees,” said Gail Migdal Title, managing partner of Katten’s Los Angeles office. “Our lawyers and staff approach their work with one common goal: providing the ultimate in service to our clients. In order to achieve this goal, we understand that we must also ensure the satisfaction of our employees, as they are such an integral part in helping the firm provide superior client service.”

During the workplace assessment process, Katten’s employees responded to 74 questions, ranking the firm in eight core focus areas, including Leadership and Planning, Corporate Culture and Communication, Role Satisfaction, Work Environment, Relationship with Supervisor, Training and Development, Pay and Benefits, and Employee Engagement. Katten ranked highly in all eight categories, receiving a 97 percent positive response on the “Work Environment” questions and a 93 percent positive response on the “Employee Engagement” questions.

The Best Companies Group surveys measure employee attitudes on a number of dimensions that can provide valuable insight into how associates feel about employment.