WASHINGTON – Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to announce that S. Scott Morrison, chair of the Washington office’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice, has been named a finalist by the Washington Business Journal in its Top Washington Lawyers listing for Real Estate Litigation. The Top Washington Lawyers will be profiled in a special supplement in the September 15th edition of the Washington Business Journal.

The publication received over 400 nominations for the 2006 Top Washington Lawyer listing, which named finalists in various practice areas. All of the finalists will be honored and the winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on September 14 at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington. “Scott is an outstanding litigator who is devoted to client service. We are very proud that he has been selected as one of the finalists for this most deserved honor,” said Vincent A.F. Sergi, Katten’s national managing partner.

Mr. Morrison concentrates his practice on complex civil litigation matters. He has served as lead counsel on numerous complex commercial cases, including real estate and land use disputes, partnership, joint venture and other formation disputes, fraud and civil RICO claims, commercial brokerage and tenant disputes, lender liability suits, misappropriation and non-compete/non-solicitation litigation and false claims cases. Mr. Morrison has also served as lead counsel in three of the largest private construction project litigations in the District: the Washington Harbour project in Georgetown; the Market Square project on Pennsylvania Avenue; and the Gallery Place Project next to the Verizon Center. He has also served as lead counsel in numerous other construction cases, representing owner/developers as well as general contractors and subcontractors.