Virtual-Strategy Magazine reported that the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honored Deborah Rusin, Katten's director of Library and Research Services, into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. The NAWP, which is the nation's leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, noted that Deborah’s skills include research, copyright policies, contract negotiations, budgets and people management. Additionally, Deborah is a certified paralegal. "I'm pleased to welcome Deborah into this exceptional group of professional women," said NAWP President Star Jones. "Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community." ("NAPW Inducts Deborah L. Rusin, Director of Library and Research Services, Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP, Into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle," March 29, 2016)