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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

525 West Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60661
Phone: (312) 902-5200


Employer Type: Private
Chairman: Roger Furey
Hiring Partners: Gloria Shaw and Peter Balance (Los Angeles), Seth Messner (DC), Kristin Achterhof (National Hiring Partner), Richard Farley (Charlotte), Howard Schickler (New York), Lily Chinn (San Francisco Bay Area), Peter Sugden (London), Mark Farley (Austin & Houston)

Total No. Attorneys 2018: 676

Base Salary

Austin; Chicago; Dallas; Houston; LA; NY; DC
1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: Determined on case-by-case basis
Summer associate: $3,564/week

Summer Associate Offers

23 out of 25 (2Ls) (2017)

Major Office Locations

Chicago, IL (HQ)
Austin, TX
Charlotte, NC
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
Irving, TX
Los Angeles, CA (Century City and Downtown)
New York, NY
San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Orange County, CA
Washington, DC

Major Departments & Practices

Advertising, Marketing, and Promotions
Commercial Finance
Corporate Governance
Electronic Discovery and Information Governance
Entertainment & Media
Environmental and Workplace Safety
Financial Services
Financial Services Litigation
Government and Public Finance
Health Care
Insolvency and Restructuring
Insurance and Health Care Fraud Litigation
Intellectual Property
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Privacy, Data and Cybersecurity
Real Estate
Securities Litigation and Enforcement
Sports and Sports Facilities
Structured Finance and Securitization
Tax Planning
Trusts and Estates
White Collar, Investigations, and Compliance