Chicago – Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to announce that two of the firm’s partners, Henry Bregstein and Herbert S. Wander, will be recognized in the 2010 edition of Chambers Global. Mr. Bregstein, global chair of the firm’s Financial Services Practice and co-managing partner of the New York office, is listed among top attorneys in the “Investment Funds: Hedge Funds” category, while Mr. Wander, a partner in the firm’s Corporate Practice, is highlighted on the “Corporate/M&A” list. Known for its independent and objective research process, Chambers Global is considered to be a cornerstone directory for the legal industry whose listings are given much weight among business leaders selecting legal counsel.
Mr. Bregstein advises banks, domestic and offshore hedge funds and private equity funds, investment managers, general partners, broker-dealers and life insurance companies on a broad range of regulatory, securities, structured products, tax, finance and other legal matters. His practice focuses on the organization of and ongoing advice related to hedge funds and structured products. He also provides organizational and operational advice for investment advisers, introducers and broker-dealers.
Mr. Wander concentrates on all aspects of business law, especially corporate governance, securities law and M&A transactions. He has been the chief legal architect for many major M&A transactions, both negotiated and hostile. Mr. Wander served as co-chair of the SEC Advisory Committee on Smaller Public Companies, which was formed to assess the regulatory system for smaller companies under the securities laws, including the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The SEC has implemented many of the recommendations laid forth in the Advisory Committee’s Final Report.
Since 1999, Chambers and Partners, based in London, has researched 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.