(CHICAGO) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP today announced that six of the firm’s attorneys—Henry Bregstein, Joshua Rubenstein, Carolyn Jackson, Chris DiAngelo, Joseph Topolski and Herbert Wander—have been recognized in the 2012 edition of Chambers Global. Additionally, Katten was ranked as one of the top firms in the “Investment Funds: Hedge Funds” category.
“This recognition by Chambers Global underscores the excellent knowledge, leadership and experience these individuals bring to the legal industry. It also acknowledges the strength of our Financial Services Practice globally,” said Vincent A. F. Sergi, national managing partner at Katten.
Bregstein, global head of Katten’s Financial Services Practice and co-managing partner of the firm’s New York office, is listed among top attorneys in the “Investment Funds: Hedge Funds” category. Bregstein is described as “a skilled alternative investment lawyer who impresses sources with his dedicated client service.”
Rubenstein, national head of Katten’s Trusts and Estates Practice and New York office co-managing partner, is ranked among top attorneys in the “International Private Client” category. Rubenstein is described as “very highly rated for his cross-border work and is very active on the international trust scene as the treasurer of the International Academy of Estate & Trust Law.”
Jackson, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP, was recognized in the “Banking & Finance (Foreign Experts)” category because she “is widely considered to be an expert on USA-related matters.”
DiAngelo, head of the Structured Finance and Securitization Practice, is described as “very smart and very practical” and acknowledged in the “Capital Markets: Securitization” category. The publication highlights, as an example, work DiAngelo recently did on an innovative ABS offer for a major client. Topolski, a junior partner at Katten, assisted DiAngelo on the project and was designated in the “Capital Markets: Securitization (Up and Coming)” category.
Wander, a partner in Katten’s Corporate Practice, is named in the “Corporate M&A (Senior Statesman)” category and described as “a business law all-rounder who writes and counsels on corporate governance, securities law and M&A transactions.”
Since 1999, Chambers Global has been researching the legal markets of over 180 countries, identifying the leading lawyers and law firms worldwide through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients. Its reputation is based on the independence and objectivity of its research. For more information, visit www.chambersandpartners.com.