According to Asset-Backed Alert's 2018 mid-year league tables, Katten is in second place for nearly three years in a row among the most active issuers' counsel for US asset-backed and mortgage-backed securitizations. Katten's deal volume has increased from the same period last year with 33 deals and a total issuance volume of nearly $27 million. Additionally, Katten was recognized in the top 20 of top underwriters' counsel for US asset-backed and mortgage-backed securitizations.
"In a year where there has been a lot of changes in the industry, our team at Katten has continued to perform strong," said Howard Schickler, co-head of the firm's Structured Finance and Securitization practice. ("Personnel Moves Reshape Law Firm Tables," July 13, 2018)