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Firm profile for High Net Worth 2021

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About

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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]

High Net Worth

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 USA 2021 UK 2021

Contributions

Total 1 contributions

Law and Practice

Alternative Funds 2020 in USA

Authors: Henry Bregstein, Wendy Cohen, Allison Yacker, Lance Zinman

Ranked Departments

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California: Southern

Private Wealth Law
Band 2
Illinois

Private Wealth Law
Band 2
New York

Private Wealth Disputes
Band 2
Private Wealth Law
Band 3
USA

Private Wealth Law
Band 3

Ranked Individuals

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Private Wealth Law


Abby L.T. Feinman
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Carol A. Johnston
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Timothy J Lynes
Band 3
Illinois

Private Wealth Law


Adam Damerow
Band 3
Charles Harris
Band 3
Matthew Sperry
Band 4

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Top Ranked Individuals

Band 1
Joshua RubensteinPrivate Wealth Disputes
Abby L.T. FeinmanPrivate Wealth Law
Carol A. JohnstonPrivate Wealth Law
Joshua RubensteinPrivate Wealth Law
Joshua RubensteinPrivate Wealth Law: Eastern Region
Band 2
Joshua RubensteinFamily Offices & Funds Structuring
Michael O. HartzPrivate Wealth Law
Carol A. JohnstonPrivate Wealth Law: Western Region
Band 3
Timothy J LynesPrivate Aircraft
Bonnie Lynn ChmilPrivate Wealth Disputes
Adam DamerowPrivate Wealth Law
Charles HarrisPrivate Wealth Law
Ronni G DavidowitzPrivate Wealth Law
Band 4
Kathryn von MatthiessenPrivate Wealth Law
Matthew SperryPrivate Wealth Law
Tye KloosterPrivate Wealth Law

Ranked Offices

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Los Angeles
New York
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Head Office

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Head Office

525 West Monroe Street

Suite 1900

Chicago

Illinois

USA

IL 60661-3693

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