(CHICAGO) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP today announced that the firm was recognized as an industry leader in the Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2016 guide, Chambers' first publication specifically aimed at the international private wealth market.

Katten was recognized nationally in the area of Private Wealth Law as well as in Illinois, New York and Southern California. Additionally, Katten attorneys Ronni G. Davidowitz (New York), Abby Feinman (Southern California), Michael O. Hartz (Illinois), Carol A. Johnston (USA/Southern California) and Joshua S. Rubenstein (USA/New York) were recognized as leading attorneys in the field.

In the USA category, HNW lauded Katten's ability to assist international clients with cross-border trust and estate matters. One client described the practice by saying, "In complex cross-border estate matters, they are one of the top firms." The practice also received high rankings in the Illinois category where it was described as "a very big player in the market." The New York practice was praised for having "go-to lawyers when you have a problem" and the Southern California practice was noted for its "variety of sophisticated techniques such as charitable giving and private foundation formation."

Partner Joshua Rubenstein, described by HNW as the "polymath" head of Katten's nationwide Private Wealth practice, received the highest individual ranking possible in the USA and New York categories. Clients described Rubenstein as "technically…superb" and "second to none in the USA." Another client described him as "especially skilled at working through a very sticky situation and getting a resolution outside of court."

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.