(NEW YORK) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP announced today that executive compensation and employee benefits attorney Victoria Rosamond has joined the firm as a partner in the Transactional Tax Planning practice in New York.

"Our lawyers in this area provide counsel on a wide range of corporate and partnership transactions, coordinating legal planning for companies, banks, investment funds, private equity firms and families in the United States, Europe and throughout the world," said Katten Chairman Roger P. Furey. "Victoria's broad experience in guiding public companies and private equity firms on executive compensation and benefit issues in their most complicated transactions builds on those offerings, giving our clients another steady hand to guide them through those matters."

Rosamond advises clients across a broad spectrum of industries on executive compensation and employee benefits issues that arise from public and private M&A and private equity transactions, debt and equity financings, and IPOs. She counsels clients on compensation, corporate governance, securities, tax, regulatory and compliance issues and has extensive experience on deferred compensation, severance, change in control and retention matters. She joins Katten from White & Case in New York.

"Katten is known for handling complex benefits and management compensation issues in a cost-efficient manner and Victoria has a strong track record for guiding companies and management teams through sophisticated transactions," Saul E. Rudo, national head of Katten's Transactional Tax Planning practice. "Her experience and market knowledge will add immense value to our team."