Law360 featured the recent arrivals of Chuck Gibbs, as partner, and Eric Seitz and Mark Patterson, each as special counsel, to Katten's Dallas office. On joining Katten, Chuck, an Insolvency and Restructuring partner, stated, "The idea of being a part of a new and rapidly growing office that is of strategic importance to the firm, it held quite a bit of excitement." Insolvency and Restructuring head John Sieger made special mention of Chuck and Eric’s experience, stating, "Both Chuck and Eric are skilled and well-versed in addressing issues that arise during bankruptcy proceedings, having handled some of the most complicated restructurings, particularly in the oil and gas industries." On Mark joining the Real Estate practice, Dallas managing partner Mark Solomon stated, "Mark's broad knowledge of trends and deep experience of handling sophisticated transactions in the real estate market further positions Katten as an industry leader in that space."("Katten Muchin Draws Trio of Akin Gump Attorneys," April 23, 2019)