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Firm Overview

Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP is a national law firm, numbering more than 375 lawyers, primarily focusing on complex commercial litigation.

The firm’s highly talented lawyers are committed to pursuing creative, aggressive and innovative approaches to our clients’ most challenging legal matters.  Our practice encompasses all areas of litigation, including antitrust, banking, complex financial products, creditors' rights and bankruptcy, employment practices, environmental, family law, general corporate and commercial, insurance recovery, intellectual property, international arbitration, mass tort and product liability, real estate, securities and white collar criminal defense litigation.  The firm's real estate and corporate groups handle transactions of substantial complexity and size.

The firm has offices in New York, Washington, DC, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Houston, Atlanta, San Francisco, Miami, and Newark.  Our clients include leading companies in the high-tech, manufacturing, chemical, computer, energy, entertainment, consumer products, pharmaceutical and telecommunications industries, as well as major hedge funds, private equity firms, commercial banks, real estate developers and investors, regulated utilities and individuals.

Our success in implementing uniquely creative legal strategies has brought us clients with exceptionally interesting and challenging work.  We have attracted lawyers with excellent academic credentials and with rich and varied experiences, who share our commitment to our clients, our work and our values.  Our lawyers have been recognized by, among others, Chambers USA, The Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation, Best Lawyers in America, Law360 and Lawdragon for excellence in their fields.  The firm’s “Fast Rise to the Top” is featured as the cover story in the August 2004 issue of The American Lawyer.

Highlights 

Kasowitz Profiled for Recent Growth, New Practice Area

Kasowitz is profiled in the February 2012 issue of The American Lawyer magazine for its growth from 200 to 375 attorneys over the last four years, its strong financial-related litigation practice, the growth of its insurance recovery and intellectual property litigation groups and the addition of its real estate transactional group.


Kasowitz Profiled in New York Law Journal Article

A front-page article in the New York Law Journal highlights the firm’s success and praises the firm’s unique “stream-lined management structure.”  To view the full article, please click here.


U.S. News & Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

"Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman has excellent trial lawyers who are result oriented and driven to vigorously represent their clients. They take great pride in their work. You could not ask for more aggressive (but highly ethical) lawyers."

This comment appears on the U.S. News & Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” website at bestlawfirms.usnews.com."