(CHICAGO) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP today announced that the firm was recognized as an industry leader in the Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2017 guide, a Chambers publication specifically aimed at the international private wealth market.

Katten was recognized nationally in the area of Private Wealth Law. Additionally, Katten partners Ronni G. Davidowitz, Abby L.T. Feinman, Michael O. Hartz, Carol A. Johnston, and Joshua S. Rubenstein were acknowledged as leading attorneys in the field.

HNW praised Katten for its "truly national practice" that offers "very thoughtful and high-quality service" on an extensive array of private wealth services, including estate planning, charitable planning, business succession advice and family governance, in addition to financial institutions in estates and trusts administration. The team, described as having a number of "brilliant" attorneys, was given high marks for its "strength" in cross-border planning and on international tax matters. One client described the quality of their work as "superb" and said "they always draft excellent documentation." 

Rubenstein, national head of the firm's Private Wealth practice and national chair of the Private Client Services group, received the highest individual ranking possible in the Private Wealth Law practice area. He was described as a "brilliant" attorney who has a "great perspective on the industry" and brings a "level of confidence and authority" to some "the most high-profile clients." Rubenstein was also called "one of the foremost experts in international matters."

The Chambers HNW guide covers private wealth management work and related concentrations in key jurisdictions around the world, featuring in-depth editorial about the leading lawyers and law firms for wealthy individuals and families. Chambers HNW also features listings and information about many of the top accountancy and tax firms, private banks, wealth management firms and multifamily offices acting for high-net-worth individuals.