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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP


"Consistent with our founding principles of client service and legal innovation, diversity and inclusion are core values by which we do business every day. Our firm leadership, including our CEO and Chairman, leads our efforts to maintain an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration, fairness, and values the contributions of all individuals. To support our long-term goals, Katten recently increased resources to focus on attorney development, diversity recruiting, and creating an inclusive culture where all attorneys and business..."

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

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

Firm Stats

Chairman: Roger Furey
CEO: Noah Heller
Hiring Partners: Kristin Achterhof (National Hiring Partner), Peter Ballance and Gloria Shaw (LA), Lily Chinn (Bay Area), Richard Farley (Charlotte), Seth Messner (DC), Howard Schickler (NY), Peter Sugden (London)
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
500 - 750

Base Salary

All offices
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 Program

No. of Summer Associates:
43 total (35 2Ls; 8 1Ls) (2019)

Employment Contact

See firm website for more information.

Major Office Locations

Austin, TX
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
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

Commercial Finance
Financial Services Group
Insolvency and Restructuring
Intellectual Property
Real Estate
Structured Finance
Transactional Tax Planning
Trust and Estates
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.