(CHICAGO) Katten announced today that the firm was ranked in 29 practice areas nationally in the 2020 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms."

Firms included in the 2020 "Best Law Firms" edition are recognized for professional excellence as reflected in the consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals an exceptional combination of quality work and breadth of legal knowledge in a particular practice area.

Katten was nationally ranked in the following areas:

  • Antitrust Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television
  • Entertainment Law - Music
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top five percent of practicing attorneys in the United States. This year, more than 14,600 law firms were reviewed across the United States — across 75 practice areas — and a total of 2,118 firms received a national law firm ranking.