Katten Muchin Rosenman Expands its Financial Services Practice
July 27, 2005
CHICAGO – Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP continues to grow its Financial Services Practice with the addition of Kenneth M. Rosenzweig as partner. Mr. Rosenzweig comes to the Firm from Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP in Chicago, where he was also partner. In June 2005 the Firm launched its first international office in London to service its expanding financial services client base.
"Ken’s depth of experience and his extensive client base are perfect matches with our practice," said Arthur Hahn, partner and national chair of the Firm’s Financial Services Practice. "We are thrilled to have him join us during this very exciting time for our Practice."
"The Financial Services Practice at Katten Muchin Rosenman is one of the premier providers of sophisticated legal services for financial services industry participants," said Mr. Rosenzweig. "I am delighted to join the Practice at a time of tremendous change in the industry. I look forward to growing our practice and working with our clients in this new environment."
Mr. Rosenzweig, 53, focuses his practice on futures, securities and derivatives. His clients include clearing houses and exchanges, futures commission merchants, broker-dealers, investment advisers, commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisors, banks, pension plans and hedge funds.
Prior to joining Mayer, Brown in 1994, Mr. Rosenzweig was a partner at Schiff Hardin & Waite. From 1978-1987, he served in several positions with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in Washington, D.C., including associate director of the Division of Trading and Markets and as Special Master in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Stotler Funds, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Since 2000, he has also served as co-chair for the Subcommittee on State Law, American Bar Association, Committee on Regulation of Futures and Derivative Instruments, and is a member of the Probable Cause Committee of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He received his B.A. from Northwestern University and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.
Katten Muchin Rosenman’s Financial Services Practice represents a large number of the world’s premier hedge funds and money managers, major investment and commercial banks, insurance companies, and several international exchanges. The Firm’s more than 60 financial services attorneys regularly address the latest innovations in financial products and business strategy and the latest changes in the regulatory environment. This depth of experience with both institutional users of the markets and financial intermediaries allows the Firm’s financial services attorneys to provide creative ideas while being responsive to the practical and economic needs of its clients.