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Six Katten Partners Lauded by Chambers Global

Financial Services and Structured Finance Groups Recognized for Hedge Fund and Securitization Work
Firm News | March 14, 2014

CHICAGO – Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP today announced that attorneys Henry Bregstein, Chris DiAngelo, Carolyn Jackson, Joshua Rubenstein, Joseph Topolski and Herbert Wander are recognized in the 2014 edition of Chambers Global. Additionally, Katten was ranked again as one of the top firms in the “Capital Markets: Securitisation” and “Investment Funds: Hedge Funds” categories.

Bregstein, global co-chair of Katten’s Financial Services practice, is listed among top attorneys in the “Investment Funds” category. Bregstein is described in Chambers Global as “. . . ‘well respected and trusted’ by clients, who appreciate his considerable market experience. Among other high-profile representations, he provides ongoing advice to PineBridge Investments on its existing funds, and assists with the structuring of new products.”

DiAngelo, managing partner of Katten's New York office and co-head of the firm’s Structured Finance and Securitization practice, was ranked in the “USA Capital Markets” category. Chambers Global noted that he “gives clients ‘strong advice on auto and mortgage-backed securitisations.’ He co-heads the structured finance and securitisation team at the firm and is highly recommended by clients for his advice on complex transactions.”

Jackson, a financial services partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP, was recognized again in both the “UK Banking & Finance (Foreign Expert)” and the “USA Banking & Finance (Expert Based Abroad)” categories. Chambers Global describes Jackson as an “established authority on US financial regulatory matters . . .  able to advise clients on the cross-border implications of reforms such as the Dodd-Frank act.”

New York-based co-managing partner and national chair of Katten’s Trusts and Estates practice, Rubenstein is ranked among top attorneys in the “Global-Wide International Private Client” category. Chambers Global describes Rubenstein as “a very well-respected figure in the international private client arena,” and also notes that “he offers vast experience in the administration of trusts and cross-border estate planning.”

Topolski, a partner in Katten’s Structured Finance and Securitization Practice, was recognized in the “USA Capital Markets” category. Chambers Global states that Topolski “is much sought after for his advice on auto finance including auto loans, leases and dealer floorplan finance securitisations. His recent highlights include advising Ford Motor Credit and Ford Automotive Credit (China) on establishing a committed purchase facility for dealer floorplan finance receivables in the People's Republic of China.”

Corporate partner Herbert Wander is named in the “USA Corporate M&A (Senior Statesman)” category. Chambers Global notes he “is a much-respected figure in the market and undertakes work on a wide range of business matters, including securities law.”

Since 1999, Chambers Global has been researching the legal markets in over 185 jurisdictions throughout the world, 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.