Katten is tied for third place among the most-active issuer counsel for US asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities according to the mid-year 2015 league tables in Asset-Backed Alert. In the first half of 2015, Katten served as issuer counsel in 11 deals totaling more than $10 billion. Katten has risen one spot in the ranking from the first half of 2014, and two places since the 2014 year-end figures were released. ("Top Issuer Counsel for US ABS/MBS," July 10, 2015)