(CHICAGO) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP today announced that it has been awarded International Law Firm of the Year – USA at the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards. Along with that distinction, Joshua S. Rubenstein, national head of Katten’s Trusts and Estates Practice and co-managing partner of the firm’s New York office, was named International Lawyer of the Year. Mr. Rubenstein was the only lawyer from the United States to receive an individual award.

“This honor speaks to Katten’s extensive reach and experience internationally and the strength of our Trusts and Estates Practice under the leadership of Josh Rubenstein,” said Vincent A. F. Sergi, national managing partner of Katten. “The firm has expanded its presence internationally in Europe and Asia this year, and we look forward to continuing this type of growth in the future.”

Katten’s clients have wide-ranging interests both in the United States and internationally. The firm opened an office in Shanghai this year and is expanding its London affiliate.

Citywealth helps influential individuals and their advisers and managers navigate the global wealth industry to help ensure a good experience for top private clients and investors. Now in their seventh year, the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards have become an established presence in the private wealth industry. The awards are given to organizations and individuals that are recognized by their peers and clients in areas including leadership and vision, innovative solutions, in-depth technical expertise and knowledge in their field, performance and overall contribution to their profession.

This year’s Citywealth Magic Circle Awards brought together nearly 400 of the wealth management industry’s global elite, including top law firms, trust companies, tax advisors, and investment managers and bankers in the wealth management sector to recognize their most recent achievements.

American Lawyer, Chambers USA, New York Magazine, Robb Report and Worth have all recognized Mr. Rubenstein for his outstanding wealth management skills and general legal savvy that routinely distinguish him among the best in his field. He is also listed in Best Lawyers in America, Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who in the World.