Kasowitz Benson Torres represented Los Angeles based private equity real estate investment firm Cottonwood Group in the closing on September 10, 2021 of a $105 million bridge loan to Savanna, a New York-based real estate developer, for the refinancing of a maturing construction loan and the ca...
Kasowitz and LatinoJustice File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Supporting Equal Protection For Puerto Ricans
Kasowitz Benson Torres and LatinoJustice PRLDEF, joined by additional Latino bar associations and civil rights groups, filed an amicus brief on September 7, 2021 in the United States Supreme Court case, United States v. Vaello-Madero, requesting that the Court affirm the First Circuit’s holding that the classification in the Social Security Act (SSA) of Puerto Rico as “outside the United States,” thereby rendering Puerto Ricans ineligible for SSA disability benefits granted residents of the fifty states and the District of Columbia, violates Puerto Ricans’ equal protection rights under the Fifth Amendment.
Kasowitz Prevails on Behalf of Whistleblower as California Appellate Court Reinstates Claims That SAP and Deloitte Consulting Defrauded City of San Diego
Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of client Thomas Rocco, has prevailed on appeal in whistleblower litigation against technology giants SAP Public Services and Deloitte Consulting.
Nefertiti J. Alexander to Moderate Litigation Panel at the 2021 General Counsel Conference East
Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Nefertiti J. Alexander will moderate a panel discussion titled “The Litigation Outlook” at Corporate Counsel’s General Counsel Conference East in New York City.
IFLR1000 Recognizes Kasowitz as a Leading Law Firm for Restructuring and Insolvency and Real Estate
IFLR1000 has again ranked Kasowitz Benson Torres as a leading law firm for restructuring and insolvency and real estate.
Kasowitz Obtains Stay of Claims in High-Profile Delaware Chancery Court Action by Ukrainian Bank
The Delaware Chancery Court granted a motion by Kasowitz Benson Torres to stay all claims in a closely watched action brought by Ukrainian state-owned bank PrivatBank against, among others, Kasowitz clients Mordechai “Motti” Korf and Uriel “Uri” Laber, Miami-based businessmen and philanthropists, and U.S. companies they own or operate.
Kasowitz Represents Owners of Staten Island Yankees in Winding Down Operation of Richmond County Ballpark
Kasowitz Benson Torres represented Nostalgic Partners, the owners of the former New York Yankees minor league affiliate, the Staten Island Yankees, in winding down its operation of the Richmond County Ballpark, a waterfront stadium with more than 7,000 seats in Staten Island.
The National Law Journal Names Paul “Tad” M. O’Connor III and Jennifer S. Recine Real Estate Trailblazers
Kasowitz Benson Torres real estate litigation partners Paul “Tad” M. O’Connor III and Jennifer S. Recine have been named Real Estate Trailblazers in recognition of their cutting-edge work and successes handling a wide variety of real estate and hotel-related litigation matters on both the plaintiff and defense side, including partnership and joint venture disputes, contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud claims, air rights and development rights disputes.
Best Lawyers Names Jerold Oshinsky Lawyer of the Year for Insurance in Los Angeles
Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Jerold Oshinsky has been recognized as Lawyer of the Year for Insurance Law in Los Angeles, California by The Best Lawyers in America in its 2022 edition.