Chairman, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Roger Furey joined Katten in 2001; prior to becoming Chairman in 2016, he was Managing Partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. One his goals as Chairman is to provide more development opportunities for associates and young partners.

Katten’s diversity programs include the Women’s Leadership Forum, the Minority Associates Committee, and an LGBT Coalition. The firm sees partnerships with external organizations, including LCLD, as an important part of promoting diversity in the profession. Katten has been named a top firm for diversity by MultiCultural Law magazine and a “Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign.

Katten was named an LCLD Most Active Member Law Firm in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Joined LCLD 2009

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2016, 2015)
Fellows nominated:
2019: Claudine Chen-Young; 2018: Tami Kameda Sims; 2017: John P. Huang; 2016: Terance Gonsalves; 2015: Devan H. Popat; 2014: Monica J. Mosby; 2013: Craig Masaki Kuchii; 2012: Lisa-Marie Clara Monsanto

Pathfinder Program
Hosted Pathfinder First Meeting (2015) 
Hosted Pathfinder Second Meeting (2015)
Pathfinders selected: 
2019: Alana Ibarra, Sarah Ma; 2018: Amelia Chapple, Johnjerica Hodge; 2017: Manny Mevs, Tenley Mochizuki; 2016: Sirisha Bendapudi, Austin G. Leach; 2015: Elizabeth Dominguez 

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2018: Morgan Arthur, Amit Bhatla, Rachel Briones, Alejandra Cuadra, Chihiro Isozaki, Isle Johnson, Deeksha Kohli, Alexander Michael, Diana Perez, Jewrisha Randome; 2017: Darius Hands, Rodrigo Huerta, Karim Lakhani, Kathy Lee, Shelby Palmer, Elijah Staggers, Kimberly Waters, Jennifer Yamin; 2016: MarkAnthony Curtis, Christina Knox, Catherine O'Brien, Haniel Ogburu-Ogbonnaya, Mario Robertson, Steve Shim, Jeffrey Vides; 2015: Deandre A. Harris, Kandyce Jackson, Aisha M. Noor, Christopher Tavish Vazquez, Melissa Velez, Apeksha Vora; 2014: Charles Cao, Alex Francisco Jacobs, Danielle Stokes, Deloris Wilson; 2013: Debasha Cox, Tony Song, Silke Watson; 2012: Collette Brown, Paul Fensternmaker

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
Leadership Summit (2015, 2014)


Member: Roger Furey

Diversity Professional: Leslie D. Minier

Communications: Jacquelyn Heard, Natalie Cavallo