CHICAGO - Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to announce it has been ranked among the top five Chicago law firms by Corporate Board Member magazine. The rankings, published in the magazine’s July/August 2007 "America’s Best Corporate Law Firms" issue, ranks Katten fifth among Chicago firms.

In compiling its rankings, Corporate Board Member surveyed more than 1,000 directors of public companies, asking them to select the law firms they most admire in 25 metropolitan areas, as well as nationally.

"We are proud to have been recognized as one of Chicago’s most admired law firms by those who are most important to us: our clients and prospective clients," said Vincent A.F. Sergi, Katten’s National Managing Partner. "To be honored in this type of ranking demonstrates that our commitment to high-quality legal work and the finest client service is recognized by the business community."

Corporate Board Member magazine is an information resource for senior officers and directors of publicly traded corporations, top private companies, and Global 1000 firms. Each issue provides readers with decision-making tools to help them deal with the challenges confronting their boards. Topics include corporate governance, board trends and best practices, director compensation, director liability, board education, board size and make-up issues, management succession, recruiting directors, board advisors, shareholder activism, and audit committee issues.