Deborah L. Rusin, MLIS
Oxford Who’s Who has inducted Deborah L. Rusin into the highest Professional Distinction “Top Tier of Excellence Lifetime Achievement Recognition” due to her outstanding contributions and achievements in her field. Her areas of expertise include research, copy writing policies, contract negotiations, budgets, people management, and certified paralegal. Ms. Rusin has been self-motivated, results oriented and driven to succeed. Deborah L. Rusin one of the few special honorees inducted into the highest professional distinction based on her accomplishments, academic achievements, years of service, and the credentials she has provided. Oxford Who’s Who proudly endorses Ms. Deborah L. Rusin, a true stellar professional.
As Director of Library and Research Services at Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP which specializes in legal services. Ms. Rusin has mastered her skills and areas of expertise including research, copy writing policies, contract negotiations, budgets and people management, and she is a Certified Paralegal. Ms. Rusin’s research specialties also include Corporate Securities, Mergers & Acquistions and Hedge Funds. Deborah L. Rusin is a vital team member of this “Best Law Firm” in 2016 Ranking by U.S. News- Best Lawyers. In 1974, 24 attorneys formed Katten Muchin Zavis in Chicago. They created a law firm more innovative and entrepreneurial than those they had left, focused on providing superb legal services and creative advice to businesses and individuals. Every year since then, Katten has evolved in anticipation of our clients’ changing needs.Katten opened offices in Los Angeles, New York and Washington, DC in 1989. In 2002, Katten expanded the New York and Washington offices and established a presence in Charlotte, North Carolina by merging with Rosenman & Colin LLP to become Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman. On May 2, 2005, the firm became Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. In June 2005, we established a presence in London to serve our expanding roster of domestic and international clients. Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP includes a diverse financial services practice representing banks, securities houses, insurance companies, real estate investors, investment managers and others operating in the financial services and real estate arenas. Katten established a Shanghai office in February 2012 and we now have a team of experienced attorneys permanently based in China. In 2012, we opened offices in Northern California to serve our growing environmental clientele in the area. That same year, we also opened an office in Orange County to meet the needs of our restructuring and finance clients. In 2013, we supplemented our presence in Texas with the opening of our Austin and Houston offices serving clients in our environmental practices. Today, Katten is the full-service law firm our founding partners envisioned, with more than 600 attorneys in locations across the United States and in London and Shanghai. Ms. Rusin received her Master’s in Library Science from Dominican University and is currently studying for her Project Management Professional Certification at DePaul University through the Project Management Institute. Aside from her career, Ms. Rusin has participated in her third marathon in Chicago this past October. She is currently involved with Chicago Association Law Libraries (By-Laws Committee Chair) and American Association Law Libraries. She is drawn to and passionate about the charitable organization PAWS. Deborah L. Rusin is one professional on the run!