About Noah S. Heller

Noah Heller is Katten's first chief executive officer. In that role he steers the strategic and operational direction of our firm of more than 650 lawyers across 10 offices in the United States, London and Shanghai. Noah takes a straightforward approach to management, providing clear direction for the firm and creating a culture of transparency that binds our professionals together.

Leading innovation in legal services

From its founding in the 1970s, Katten was designed as a dynamic and entrepreneurial firm. Noah is carrying those qualities forward as he leads Katten through a period of change and modernization in the delivery of legal services. Under his direction, the firm is fostering innovation that will fuel Katten's continued growth while providing clients with the highest-quality legal counsel.

Before becoming Katten's CEO, Noah was a partner in the firm's Financial Services group. In his still-active practice, he helps clients invest in assets related to domestic and international companies experiencing financial distress. His experience extends to three primary areas: loans traded on the secondary market, bankruptcy claims and securities issued by newly reorganized companies.

Noah previously served as a staff attorney at the Division of Enforcement of the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Practice Focus

  • Law firm leadership
  • Financial services
  • Distressed debt and claims trading

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