(CHICAGO) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP announced today that attorneys Henry Bregstein, Guy Dempsey, Chris DiAngelo, Kevin M. Foley, Arthur W. Hahn, Carolyn H. Jackson, Joshua S. Rubenstein and Herbert S. Wander were honored in the 2018 edition of Chambers Global. Additionally, Katten's Futures and Derivatives, Structured Finance and Securitization and Financial Services groups were touted as leading legal practices in the United States.
Bregstein, global co-chair of Katten's Financial Services practice in New York, was recognized in the "USA, Investment Funds: Hedge Funds" category. Chambers Global featured quotes from onlookers complimenting him as an attorney who "knows the market and all the players very well," and is "clear and commercial in his advice." He was portrayed as being "commercially driven and technically strong."
Dempsey, of counsel for the firm's Futures and Derivatives practice in New York, was recognized in the "USA, Capital Markets: Derivatives" category. Chambers Global praised him for his "particularly strong focus on OTC derivatives, particularly margin swaps."
DiAngelo, managing partner of Katten's New York office, was recognized in the "USA, Capital Markets: Securitisation" category. Chambers Global highlighted his experience, mentioning, "In recent years he represented Aspen Capital and its affiliated REIT, Great Ajax, in the securitisation of a series of mortgage loans."
Foley, a partner of the Financial Services practice in Chicago, was recognized in the "USA, Capital Markets: Derivatives" category. Chambers Global raved about his extensive knowledge, remarking how he was described as a "fixture on the futures market." One peer added, "He's a good technician who knows the law well."
Hahn, global co-chair of Katten's Financial Services practice in Chicago, was recognized in the "USA, Capital Markets: Derivatives" category. Chambers Global cited his skills advising on enforcement and regulatory matters and noted high praise from clients for his "wealth of industry knowledge along with his keen business sense."
Jackson, who is based at Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP in London, was recognized in the "USA – Banking and Finance" category as a "Foreign Expert Based in UK." Chambers Global acknowledged her prowess for advising her clients, including commercial and investment banks, broker-dealers and electronic trading platforms, on securities transactions, derivatives matters and compliance with US regulators.
Rubenstein, national head of Katten's Trusts and Estates practice and national chair of the Private Client Services group in New York, was recognized in the "Global-wide, International Private Client" category. Chambers Global underscored his expertise advising "high net worth individuals on a wide range of wealth management matters, including trust and estate administration, cross-border estate planning and tax matters."
Wander, co-chair of Katten's Corporate Governance practice in the Chicago office, was recognized as a "Senior Statesmen" in the "USA, Corporate/M&A" category. Chambers Global commended Wander, noting he is "highly respected for his practice handling M&A, corporate governance, securities and business law."