NEW YORK – Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to announce that for the fourth consecutive year, Joshua S. Rubenstein, chair of the firm’s national Trusts and Estates Practice and co-managing partner of the firm’s New York office, has been named among the top wealth management advisors in the world by Citywealth, a U.K.-based wealth management publication. Mr. Rubenstein is listed as one of the “Top 20 Men in Private Wealth Management,” a “Leading Lawyer” and an “Internationally Prominent Figure” in the publication’s 2009 Leaders List. Mr. Rubenstein will be honored on May 14, 2009, at an awards dinner in London.
The fourth annual Citywealth Leaders List was compiled through extensive, in-depth research among top international wealth advisors. Those listed are “generally acknowledged to possess a sterling reputation for expertise in their respective field, first-class client service, and top-notch products/services for wealthy families and individuals.” A copy of the rankings is available at www.citywealthmag.com.
Mr. Rubenstein handles a wide variety of private client matters on local, national and international levels, including personal and estate planning, the administration of estates and trusts, and contested Surrogates’ Court and tax proceedings for high net worth individuals, professionals, entrepreneurs, artists and others. He is a frequent lecturer and author on these topics, a member of the Executive Council and Treasurer of The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law (TIAETL), a Fellow and Regent of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), a member of the U.K.-based Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), and a Fellow of The New York Bar Foundation. Mr. Rubenstein is also a former chair of the Trusts & Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and of the International Committee of the Real Property and Probate Section of the American Bar Association.
Katten’s Trusts and Estates Practice provides a full range of trusts and estates related services, including sophisticated estate, tax, business and personal planning for high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, and others with complex assets or affairs. The firm represents both fiduciaries and beneficiaries in connection with ongoing estate and trust administration on a multigenerational basis, and is also experienced in handling contested proceedings involving estates and trusts in the courts, before taxing authorities and before governmental and regulatory authorities.