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Paul “Tad” M. O’Connor III and David Szeker Noted in Law360 Article: “COVID Construction Files: JDS’ New York Building”

Kasowitz Benson Torres real estate litigation partner Paul “Tad” M. O’Connor III and real estate transactional partner David Szeker are noted in the Law360 article, “COVID Construction Files: JDS’ New York Building.”

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Real Estate Weekly Names David Szeker a 2020 Rising Star

Kasowitz Benson Torres partner David Szeker has been named a Rising Star by Real Estate Weekly.

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Kasowitz Represents Leading Real Estate Investment Company in Sale of Large-Scale Industrial Property in Alabama

Kasowitz Benson Torres represented a leading real estate investment company in the multimillion-dollar sale of an approximately 450,000 square-foot cold storage industrial property located in Montgomery, Alabama to a global alternative investment firm.

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Nefertiti J. Alexander, Danielle R. Gill and Veronica Nauts Named by Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

Kasowitz Benson Torres is pleased to announce that partner Nefertiti J. Alexander has been selected as a Fellow of the 2021 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (“LCLD”) and associates Danielle R. Gill and Veronica Nauts have been selected as 2021 LCLD Pathfinders.

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First Department Affirms Groundbreaking Decision Finding A Private Right Of Action Under New York Insurance Law

In a win for Kasowitz Benson Torres clients National Health Care Associates, a health care company, and 26 nursing home affiliates (collectively, “NHCA”), the Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division, First Department yesterday issued a unanimous and groundbreaking decision affirming the trial court’s holding that private parties, and not just, as the defendant insurance companies argued, the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”), may enforce Insurance Law §§ 2314 and 2339 providing that “[n]o authorized insurer” shall “knowingly … receive a premium that departs from the [DFS-approved] rates.”

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Senator Joseph I. Lieberman and Tom Ridge Co-Author “How America Can End Threat of Future Pandemics by 2030”

Kasowitz Benson Torres senior counsel Senator Joseph I. Lieberman and former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, co-chairs of the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense, have co-authored “How America Can End Threat of Future Pandemics by 2030,” published in USA Today.

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Kevin J. Arquit Quoted in Law360 Article: “With Leadership Change, FTC Enforcement ‘Full Speed Ahead’”

Kevin J. Arquit, co-chair of the antitrust group at Kasowitz Benson Torres, is quoted in the Law360 article, “With Leadership Change, FTC Enforcement ‘Full Speed Ahead,’” in which he describes the FTC’s approach to antitrust enforcement under the Trump administration as relatively cautious and, in contrast, he expects the FTC under the Biden administration to aggressively enforce antitrust laws. 

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Lawdragon Recognizes Jennifer S. Recine as a 2021 Leading Lawyer in America

Lawdragon has recognized Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Jennifer S. Recine on its 500 Leading Lawyers in America 2021 list.