The Deal featured news that Katten promoted 16 attorneys to partner, including two Mergers and Acquisitions attorneys, a Capital Markets attorney and four attorneys who focus on Private Credit.
Those elevated to partner on August 1 include:
- Joshua A. Feiger, a Chicago-based M&A and Private Equity partner who advised Agave Loco LLC, the owner of RumChata, on its sale to E. & J. Gallo Winery, and Fitness Cubed Inc. on its sale to Gridiron Capital LLC. The Deal also noted that Feiger has advised Convergint Technologies LLC, a portfolio company of Ares Management Corp., Equity Group Investments LLC—Sam Zell's investment firm—and Pfingsten Partners LLC on mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and investments.
- Ben Griffith, a Chicago-based attorney who focuses on Health Care M&A. The Deal cited numerous deals for physician practice management platforms and noted that he advised The Urology Group on the formation of Solaris Health, a private equity-backed physician practice management platform, with Lee Equity Partners, a New York private equity sponsor.
- Alyse A. Sagalchik, a Chicago-based Capital Markets attorney.
The Deal also noted the elevation of three Private Credit attorneys in Chicago: Joshua B. Goldstein, Anne K. Rolwes, and Jaime T. Willis; plus Los Angeles-based Daniel C. Tola.
"Katten Promotes 16 Attorneys to Partner," Katten, July 7, 2021
"Rising Stars: Katten Elevates Partners in Private Equity and Credit," The Deal, Oct. 7, 2021
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