Awards + Rankings

Katten is proud to be recognized for the high-quality legal services we provide to our clients. In the last year, we have been honored to receive the following distinctions.
 

 
Chambers USA
 

Twenty-six practices and 59 attorneys ranked among the nation's best in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

Nationwide
Banking and Finance
Capital Markets: Derivatives
Capital Markets: Securitisation
Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
Real Estate
Sports Law
Startups & Emerging Companies
Transportation: Aviation: Finance

California
Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Media & Entertainment: Litigation

Illinois
Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Healthcare
Intellectual Property
Litigation: General Commercial
Litigation: White-Collar
     Crime & Government Investigations
Real Estate
Tax

New York
Healthcare
Real Estate: Mainly
     Corporate & Finance

North Carolina
Real Estate
Real Estate: Finance

Texas
Environment

Washington, DC
Environment
Real Estate

 
The Legal 500 United States
 

Nineteen Katten practices and 85 attorneys are included in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 United States:

  • Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • Environment – Litigation
  • Environment – Regulatory
  • Finance – Asset Finance and Leasing
  • Finance – Commercial Lending: Advice to Lenders
  • Finance – Corporate Restructuring (including Bankruptcy)
  • Finance – Structured Finance
  • Financial Services: Litigation
  • Healthcare: Service Providers
  • Intellectual Property – Copyright
  • Intellectual Property – Trademarks: Litigation
  • Investment Fund Formation and Management – Alternative/Hedge Funds
  • M&A – Middle-Market
  • M&A – Private Equity Buyouts
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms - Media and Entertainment
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Litigation - Defense
  • Sport
  • Tax – US Taxes: Non-Contentious

 
The Legal 500 United Kingdom
 

Seven Katten practices and eight attorneys are included in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 United Kingdom:

  • Corporate and Commercial – Financial Services (Non-Contentious/Regulatory)
  • Corporate and Commercial – Mid-Market M&A
  • Finance – Derivatives and Structured Products
  • Real Estate – Commercial Property
  • Real Estate – Commercial Property – Hotels and Leisure
  • Real Estate – Commercial Property Investment
  • Real Estate – Property Finance

 
US News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" National Rankings
 

Katten received high marks in the 2017 edition of US News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" in the following national categories:

Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor
     Rights/Insolvency and
     Reorganization Law
Corporate Law
Derivatives and Futures Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Entertainment Law – Motion
     Pictures & Television
Entertainment Law – Music
Environmental Law
Health Care Law
Leveraged Buyouts and
     Private Equity Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Commercial
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Patent
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation – Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Securities Regulation
Securities/Capital Markets Law
Securitization and Structured
     Finance Law
Tax Law
Trademark Law
Trusts and Estates Law

 
US News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" Metropolitan Rankings
 

The firm is also ranked in the following US News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" metropolitan categories in the 2017 edition:

Austin
Environmental Law

Charlotte
Commercial Litigation
Real Estate Law

Chicago
Antitrust Law
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency
     and Reorganization Law
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Derivatives and Futures Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Health Care Law
Insurance Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Patent
Litigation – Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Municipal Law
Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Securities Regulation
Securities/Capital Markets Law
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates Law

Los Angeles
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor
     Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television
Entertainment Law – Music
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation – Securities
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

New York City
Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television
Health Care Law
Litigation – Commercial
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Securities
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Trademark Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Orange County
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor
     Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Washington, DC
Criminal Defense: White Collar
Environmental Law
Litigation – Commercial
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law

 
Other Distinctions
 

  

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