International Lawyer of the Year: Winner: Joshua Rubenstein, Katten Muchin Rosenman
Top photo: Eric Halff, Executive Director, Multi Family Office, Arkion SA, Joshua Rubenstein, Katten Muchin Rosenman and host.
Bottom photo: Karen Jones, Editor, Citywealth with Rt Hon David Mellor QC
As well as co-leading Katten Muchin Rosenman’s New York office which is amongst the most renowned law firms in the USA for private client work, Rubenstein has received many accolades in his career. He has been named as a top 100 New York super lawyer and a top 100 US attorney by the Robb Report.
Rubenstein also makes time to be a good citizen. He is vice president of the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services and a member of the professional advisory councils of the Central Park Conservancy, Museum of Modern Art, The New York City Ballet, the New York Philharmonic and New York Public Library.
Citywealth’s next major event is the Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards in January 2013. The awards are now open for submissions. The event is now in its second year and will be held at the Landmark Hotel on 24th January 2013. Closing deadline for submissions is 31st August 2012.
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Citywealth has twenty events a year, an app, two print publications and a fully archived website. Event clubs include Citywealth Women in Wealth Supper Club, Citywealth YP, Citywealth Tomorrow Club, Citywealth Shanghai Delhi Club. Awards are: Citywealth IFC awards, Citywealth Magic Circle AWards. Citywealth frequently does important interviews with wealthy clients and philanthropists.
Karen Jones is often referred to as the Liz Hurley of the finance world. She is a regular speaker and commentator on wealth and finance issues. Speaking recently on the future of Switzerland at The Financial Services Forum and commenting in the Daily Mail on wealthy arabs and their summer spending habits. Her most daring adventure was going on the bobsleigh at Calgary – the Olympic run which is 1,500 metres and takes ten seconds.