Alvin Katz is a partner in the Chicago office of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. During more than 40 years of practice Mr. Katz has been involved in virtually every aspect of the real estate industry. He has a widely diversified practice, representing real estate investors, developers and operators in joint ventures and partnerships, acquisitions and dispositions of real property, debt and equity financings, and management and leasing transactions. His clients include opportunity funds, investment advisors, real estate investment trusts and public and private pension funds. Mr. Katz is consistently ranked in the top tier of Chicago real estate lawyers by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, which quotes clients who describe him as "a really good lawyer with great business sense", “stellar at explaining key points during transactions”, “a go to lawyer who is at the top of his game" and “probably the best for joint ventures”. Legal 500 calls him "an absolutely first class lawyer" and says that Mr. Katz “comes up very frequently” among the real estate lawyers clients mention most, quoting clients who describe him as “a really big name in the market,” and “as good as it gets.” In recognition of his accomplishments in real estate law, he has been selected for membership in the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and is included in Guide to the World’s Leading Real Estate Lawyers, Who's Who in American Law, The Best Lawyers in America, Leading Lawyers in Illinois and Illinois Super Lawyers.