(CHICAGO) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP announced today that 60 attorneys along with 26 of the firm's practice areas have been named as industry leaders in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

Katten's highest rankings are in the categories of Real Estate and Real Estate: Finance. The firm also received a new ranking in Texas Healthcare and elevated rankings in Capital Markets: Derivatives, Capital Markets: Securitisation, and Texas Environment. Eight attorneys received the highest individual rankings possible in their respective fields: Michael R. Callahan (Healthcare), Chris DiAngelo (Capital Markets: Securitisation), Michael S. Hobel (Media and Entertainment: Transactional), J. Hayden Harrell (Real Estate: Finance), Daniel S. Huffenus (Real Estate: Finance), Alvin Katz (Real Estate), Floyd A. Mandell (Intellectual Property) and Laura Keidan Martin (Healthcare).

Katten was ranked in the following categories in the Chambers USA 2019 guide: Banking and Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Capital Markets: Derivatives, Capital Markets: Securitisation, Corporate/M&A and Private Equity, Environment, Healthcare, Intellectual Property, Investment Funds: Hedge Funds, Litigation: General Commercial, Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government, Media and Entertainment: Litigation, Real Estate, Real Estate: Finance, Real Estate: Mainly Corporate and Finance, Sports Law, Startups and Emerging Companies, Tax, and Transportation: Aviation: Finance.

The following Katten attorneys were individually recognized:

  • Antitrust – James J. Calder, Andrew G. Klevorn
  • Banking and Finance – Michael A. Jacobson, Derek F. Ladgenski, Kristopher J. Ring, Stuart P. Shulruff, Jennifer I. Wolfe
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring – Craig A. Barbarosh, William B. Freeman, Kenneth J. Ottaviano, Steven J. Reisman, Peter A. Siddiqui, John P. Sieger
  • Capital Markets – Guy Dempsey (Derivatives, Derivatives: Mainly Regulatory), Chris DiAngelo (Securitisation), Jonathan D. S. Evans (Securitisation), Kevin M. Foley (Derivatives, Derivatives: Mainly Regulatory), Arthur W. Hahn (Derivatives, Derivatives: Mainly Regulatory), Anna-Liza B. Harris (Securitisation)
  • Construction – S. Scott Morrison
  • Corporate/M&A – Kenneth W. Miller (Private Equity), Jeffrey R. Patt, Mark S. Solomon, Walter S. Weinberg (Private Equity)
  • Environment – Lily N. Chinn, Mark L. Farley, Nancy J. Rich (Litigation), Steven P. Solow, Danny G. Worrell
  • Healthcare – Michael R. Callahan (Healthcare, Healthcare: Regulatory and Litigation), W. Kenneth Davis, Jr., Lisa Atlas Genecov, D. Louis Glaser, Laura Keidan Martin (Healthcare, Healthcare: Regulatory and Litigation), Cheryl Camin Murray, Joseph V. Willey, Kenya Scott Woodruff
  • Intellectual Property – Roger P. Furey (Trademark, Copyright and Trade Secrets), Floyd A. Mandell
  • Investment Funds: Hedge Funds – Henry Bregstein
  • Litigation – Michael J. Diver (Securities), Gil M. Soffer (White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations), Bruce G. Vanyo (Securities), Sheldon T. Zenner (White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations)
  • Media and Entertainment – David Halberstadter (Litigation), Michael S. Hobel (Transactional), Joel R. Weiner (Litigation)
  • Real Estate – Frank E. Arado (Finance), David R. Dlugie, Wendy Fields, J. Hayden Harrell (Finance), Daniel S. Huffenus (Finance), Alvin Katz, Kenneth G. Lore, Seth R. Madorsky, Mark C. Simon
  • Securities – Michael J. Diver (Regulation: Enforcement)
  • Sports Law – Adam R. Klein
  • Startups and Emerging Companies – Matthew S. Brown, Jeffrey R. Patt
  • Tax – Saul E. Rudo
  • Transportation Aviation: Finance – Timothy J. Lynes

Chambers and Partners' staff of full-time researchers prepares legal directories that assess and rank the world's leading lawyers according to their reputations among peers and clients. The US guide was first introduced in 2003 and ranks the leading lawyers and firms in an extensive range of practice areas throughout the country. Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business is read by industry-leading companies and organizations throughout the United States and worldwide, and is widely used by firms for referral purposes.