(CHICAGO) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP announced today that 84 attorneys and 21 practices were recognized as part of The Legal 500 United States 2018 guide.

Mark R. Grossmann, global head of Katten's Corporate practice, and Bruce G. Vanyo, co-head of Katten's Securities Litigation and Enforcement practice, were selected for The Legal 500's elite "Leading Lawyers" list in the areas of M&A/Corporate and Commercial – M&A – Middle-Market (Sub-$500 Million) and Dispute Resolution – Securities Litigation – Defense, respectively. Additionally, partner Scott A. Elliott and was named a "Next Generation Lawyer" in Industry Focus – Environment – Regulatory.

The following practice areas and attorneys were recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2018 guide:

  • Dispute Resolution – Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense:  Ted S. Helwig, Daniel J. Polatsek, Scott A. Resnik, Ross O. Silverman, Gil M. Soffer, Steven P. Solow, and Sheldon T. Zenner
  • Dispute Resolution – Financial Services – Litigation:  David C. Bohan, Christian T. Kemnitz, and Stuart M. Richter
  • Dispute Resolution – Securities Litigation – Defense:  Christian T. Kemnitz and Bruce G. Vanyo
  • Finance – Commercial Lending:  Jan H. Cate, Michael A. Jacobson, Derek F. Ladgenski, Glen K. Lim, and Scott E. Lyons
  • Finance – Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy) – Corporate:  Craig A. Barbarosh, John P. Sieger, and Steven J. Reisman
  • Finance – Structured Finance – Derivatives and Structured Products: Guy Dempsey, Gary DeWaal, Kevin M. Foley, Arthur W. Hahn, Christian T. Kemnitz, Don J. Macbean, and Stanford A. Renas
  • Finance – Structured Finance – Securitization:  Claudine A. Chen-Young, Chris DiAngelo, Stephen B. Esko, Shan A. Haider, Anna-Liza B. Harris, John Keiserman, Seth M. Messner, Stanford A. Renas, Howard Schickler, Mitch D. Sprengelmeyer, and Joseph Topolski
  • Industry Focus – Environment – Litigation:  Lily N. Chinn, Nadira Clarke, Greg Dillard, Mark L. Farley, Karl R. Heisler, and Steven P. Solow
  • Industry Focus - Environment – Regulatory: Matthew R. Baker, Anne M. Carpenter, Nadira Clarke, Scott A. Elliott, Mark L. Farley, Steven P. Solow, and Danny G. Worrell
  • Industry Focus – Healthcare – Service Providers:  D. Louis Glaser, Megan Hardiman, Laura Keidan Martin, and Joseph V. Willey
  • Industry Focus – Sport:  Adam R. Klein
  • Industry Focus – Transport – Aviation and Air Travel – Finance: Jane Cavanaugh, Tom Healey, and Timothy Lynes
  • Intellectual Property – Copyright:  David Halberstadter, Floyd A. Mandell, and Zia F. Modabber
  • Intellectual Property – Trademarks – Litigation:  Kristin J. Achterhof, Karen Artz Ash, Roger P. Furey, and Floyd A. Mandell
  • Investment Fund Formation and Management – Alternative/Hedge Funds:  Henry Bregstein, Wendy E. Cohen, Fred M. Santo, Allison C. Yacker, and Lance A. Zinman
  • M&A/Corporate and Commercial – M&A – Middle-Market (Sub-$500 Million):  Russell Black, Matthew Brown, Farzad F. Damania, Mark R. Grossmann, Mara Glaser McCahan, Jeffrey R. Patt, and Kimberly T. Smith
  • M&A/Corporate and Commercial – Private Equity Buyouts:  Kenneth Miller and Kimberly T. Smith
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms – Advertising and Marketing – Transactional and Regulatory:  Kristin J. Achterhof and Doron S. Goldstein
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms – Media and Entertainment:  Susan A. Grode, David Halberstadter, Michael S. Hobel, Zia F. Modabber, and Joel R. Weiner
  • Real Estate: David R. Dlugie, Daniel S. Huffenus, Andrew L. Jagoda, Bruce Kosub, and Timothy G. Little
  • Tax – US Taxes – Non-Contentious:  Angelo Ciavarella, Jill E. Darrow, and Saul E. Rudo

The Legal 500 Series is widely acknowledged as the world's largest legal referral guide. More than 300,000 corporate counsel have been surveyed and interviewed globally in the past 12 months. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit. The Legal 500 Series' analysis of law firm capabilities extends to 107 jurisdictions worldwide.