(CHICAGO) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP announced today that 42 attorneys and eight practices in categories including Structured Finance, Sport, Trademarks: Litigation, Alternative/Hedge Funds, Securities: Shareholder Litigation, M&A: Middle-Market, Real Estate and Domestic Tax: Central were distinguished as part of The Legal 500 United States 2014.

"The increasing number of Katten practices and attorneys that are being recognized in these rankings each year demonstrates our breadth of experience and the tremendous respect our attorneys have earned from both their peers and clients," said Katten Chairman Vincent A F. Sergi.

The following attorneys were recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2014 editorial:

Finance – Structured Finance

  • Chris DiAngelo
  • Stephen Esko
  • Jonathan Goldstein
  • Anna-Liza Harris
  • Stanford Renas
  • Howard Schickler
  • Joseph Topolski

Industry Focus – Sport

  • Michael Jacobson
  • Adam Klein

Intellectual Property – Trademarks: Litigation

  • Kristin Achterhof
  • Floyd Mandell

Investment Fund Formation and Management – Alternative/Hedge Funds

  • Barry Breen
  • Henry Bregstein
  • Jill Darrow
  • Jack Governale
  • Anthony Perricone
  • Fred Santo
  • Lance Zinman

Litigation – Securities: Shareholder Litigation

  • David Crichlow
  • David Goldberg
  • Eric Kuwana
  • William Regan
  • Michael Rosensaft
  • Bruce Vanyo

Mergers & Acquisitions – M&A: Middle Market

  • Brooks Giles
  • Mark Grossmann
  • Adam Klein
  • Herbert Wander

Real Estate and Construction – Real Estate

  • David Bryant
  • David Dlugie
  • Adam Engel
  • Alvin Katz
  • Kenneth Lore
  • Ira Swidler
  • Mark Simon
  • Scott Vetri
  • Benzion Westreich

Tax – Domestic Tax: Central

  • Sheldon Banoff
  • Victor Bezman
  • Valentina Famparska
  • Matthew Hinderman
  • Saul Rudo

The Legal 500 series, now in its 27th year, assesses the strengths of law firms in 106 jurisdictions. Research is based on feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers and a team of experienced legal researchers. Legal 500 rankings are based on a series of criteria and highlight the practice area teams that are providing the most cutting-edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.