(CHICAGO) Katten announced today that 29 of the firm's attorneys were selected to this year's Illinois Super Lawyers list and 14 were named to the Illinois Rising Stars list. Katten Chair-Elect and Chicago Managing Partner Gil M. Soffer was selected to the Top 100: Illinois Super Lawyers: 2024, which honors Super Lawyers nominees who received the highest point totals in Illinois throughout the nomination, research and peer evaluation process.

Additional Katten attorneys named to the 2024 Illinois Super Lawyers list are Partners Kristin J. Achterhof, Terence G. Banich, Matthew S. Brown, David P. Cohen, Michael J. Diver, David R. Dlugie, D. Louis Glaser, Julie L. Gottshall, Lewis Greenbaum, Charles Harris, Michael O. Hartz, Kenneth M. Jacobson, Alvin Katz, Adam R. Klein, Tye J. Klooster, Seth R. Madorsky, Floyd A. Mandell, Laura Keidan Martin, Jeffrey R. Patt, Gregory P. L. Pierce, Nancy J. Rich, Ross O. Silverman, Mark C. Simon, Brian Sodikoff, Mark D. Wood and Sheldon T. Zenner; Senior Counsel Walter S. Weinberg; and Senior Counsel and Pro Bono Counsel Janet Goelz Hoffman.

Chosen for the 2024 Illinois Rising Stars list were Partners Elliott M. Bacon, Jeffrey D. Glickman, Michael G. Melzer and Alyse A. Sagalchik; Counsel Matthew M. Holub; and Associates Julia Brook, Peter J. Dalmasy, Lari A. Dierks, Ali Kassing, Phil Piecuch, Katy Pollitt, Julia S. Schenk, Michael L. Sherlock and Fabiola T. Valenzuela.

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.