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Katten

High Net Worth 2022
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Ranked individuals
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Chairman: Roger P Furey

Number of partners: 306

Number of other lawyers: 342

Firm Overview: 

Katten is a full-service law firm with nearly 650 attorneys in locations across the United States and in London and Shanghai. Clients seeking sophisticated, high-value legal services turn to Katten for counsel locally, nationally and internationally. The firm’s core areas of practice include corporate, financial markets and funds, insolvency and restructuring, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, structured finance and securitization, transactional tax planning, private credit and private wealth. Katten represents public and private companies in numerous industries, as well as a number of government and nonprofit organizations and individuals.

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Main Areas of Practice:  

Private Wealth: 

42 fee earners, including 15 partners

As one of the largest and most well-respected trusts and estates practices in the country, Katten unites three essential components — planning, administration and litigation — on the local, national and international levels. Since the firm’s tax planners also oversee the administration of estates, trusts and other structures, Katten anticipates real-life problems and creates workable solutions, changing tactics when necessary. Because litigation is within their scope, Katten knows the hot buttons for conflict and can help avoid or quickly resolve controversies. Katten uses sophisticated strategies to help entrepreneurs, corporate executives, investors, philanthropists, professionals and creative artists integrate personal and business goals.

Clients come to Katten to:

■ Structure trusts and inheritances for spouses, partners, children and grandchildren

■ Avoid probate problems

■ Protect assets from predators

■ Optimise taxes

■ Plan for and implement business succession

■ Plan for and implement philanthropy

■ Plan for residency changes

■ Administer complex estates

■ Navigate multi-jurisdictional tax and nontax issues for global families

■ Resolve family conflicts, estate and trust disputes, and controversies with taxing and regulatory authorities, including the IRS and attorneys general

Key Clients: Estates of Richard Rodgers, Vladimir Horowitz, Wanda Toscanini Horowitz, Igor Stravinsky, Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht, Hans Hoffman, Lyonel Feininger, Francis Newton Souza

Contact: Joshua S Rubenstein

Tel: +1 212 940 7150

Email: [email protected]

Ranked Offices

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USA - Head office
USA
  • Dallas
    Comerica Bank Tower, 1717 Main Street, Suite 3750, Dallas, Texas, USA, 75201-7301
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    Los Angeles
    2029 Century Park East, Suite 2600, Los Angeles, California, USA, CA 90067-3012
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    New York
    50 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, New York, USA, 10020-1605
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    Washington, DC
    2900 K Street NW, North Tower - Suite 200, Washington, DC, District of Columbia, USA, 20007-5118
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Katten rankings

High Net Worth Guide 2022
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California: Southern
Private Wealth Law
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
2
Private Wealth Law
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Abby L.T. Feinman
1
Abby L.T. Feinman
1
Band 1
Carol A. Johnston
1
Carol A. Johnston
1
Band 1
Global-wide
Private Aircraft
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
3
Private Aircraft
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Timothy J Lynes
3
Timothy J Lynes
3
Band 3
Illinois
Private Wealth Law
1 Department
5 Ranked Lawyers
Department
2
Private Wealth Law
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Michael O. Hartz
2
Michael O. Hartz
2
Band 2
Adam Damerow
3
Adam Damerow
3
Band 3
Charles Harris
3
Charles Harris
3
Band 3
Matthew Sperry
4
Matthew Sperry
4
Band 4
Tye Klooster
4
Tye Klooster
4
Band 4
New York
Private Wealth Disputes
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
2
Private Wealth Disputes
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Joshua Rubenstein
1
Joshua Rubenstein
1
Band 1
Bonnie Lynn Chmil
3
Bonnie Lynn Chmil
3
Band 3
Private Wealth Law
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
3
Private Wealth Law
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Joshua Rubenstein
1
Joshua Rubenstein
1
Band 1
Ronni G Davidowitz
2
Ronni G Davidowitz
2
Band 2
Kathryn von Matthiessen
3
Kathryn von Matthiessen
3
Band 3
Texas
Private Wealth Law
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Kevin Keen
U
Kevin Keen
U
Up and Coming
USA
Family Offices & Funds Structuring
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Joshua Rubenstein
2
Joshua Rubenstein
2
Band 2
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