CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to announce that it is ranked as the top law firm for associate satisfaction in the Charlotte, N.C. market for the second consecutive year in The American Lawyer’s recently released 2008 Midlevel Associates Survey.  The results of the annual survey are published in the August issue of The American Lawyer, a national monthly magazine for attorneys. 


Katten achieved the top ranking in Charlotte with a score of 4.320 out of a possible five points, outscoring its closest competitor by more than four-tenths of a point.  The survey is based on responses from third-, fourth-, and fifth-year associates from law firm offices around the globe to 11 questions that summarize the firm's qualities, including the interest and satisfaction levels of work; benefits and compensation; relations between associates and partners; training and guidance; openness about finances and strategies; billable hours policy; and the likelihood of the associate being at the firm in two years.  For more information on the survey or methodology, please visit


“The development of our associates, both professionally and personally, is vital to the long-term success of our firm, and we are pleased to again be recognized for our commitment to their fulfillment,” said Daniel S. Huffenus, Managing Partner of Katten’s Charlotte office.  “We actively promote a culture that encourages leadership and growth for all of our attorneys, and we are dedicated to offering associates a quality experience that includes direct interaction with clients and input on important matters with senior associates and partners.”


Katten’s Charlotte office has more than 30 attorneys whose practice areas include real estate and structured finance, mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and business representation, employment, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, commercial litigation, estate planning and wealth preservation.