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Webcast: No Longer a Man’s World: Getting a Seat at the Table

Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Jessica Taub Rosenberg will be a featured webcast speaker on “No Longer a Man’s World: Getting a Seat at the Table,” as part of the Inclusion, Diversity & Change: Inspiring Growth Virtual Summit.

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Webcast: Retail and Hospitality Forum: Keeping Culinary Destinations on the Map

Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Jennifer S. Recine will moderate a webcast panel discussion, “Retail and Hospitality Forum: Keeping Culinary Destinations on the Map,” as part of the 5th Annual Retail & Hospitality Forum hosted by the Commercial Observer.

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Kasowitz Files $100 Million Suit on Behalf of Hotel Chelsea Owners against New York City

Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of Chelsea Hotel Owner LLC, the owner of the historic Hotel Chelsea, and its principals Richard Born, Ira Drukier and Sean MacPherson has filed a $100 million lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against the City of New York, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development (“HPD”), Assistant Commissioner of HPD Martha Ann Weithman, and the New York City Department of Buildings (“DOB”). 

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Kasowitz Announces Law Firm Fundraising Drive to Address India’s Covid-19 Crisis

Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Jay R. Deshmukh, head of Kasowitz’s Hatch-Waxman team, is spearheading a fundraising drive seeking law firm and lawyer contributions to Americares’ India Covid-19 response effort.  Kasowitz is contributing $15,000, and individual Kasowitz lawyers are contributing as well.

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The National Law Journal Names Mark P. Ressler and Michael A. Hanin Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Trailblazers

Kasowitz Benson Torres partners Mark P. Ressler and Michael A. Hanin have been named Plaintiffs' Lawyers Trailblazers in recognition of their groundbreaking work representing plaintiffs in some of the country's most complex commercial disputes.

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Mark W. Lerner Quoted in Law360 Article: “‘Silenced No More’ Bill Joins State Efforts to Restrict NDAs”

Mark W. Lerner, partner and head of the Employment Practices and Litigation Group at Kasowitz Benson Torres, is quoted in the Law360 article, “‘Silenced No More’ Bill Joins State Efforts To Restrict NDAs,” in which he comments on the impact of New York State’s 2018 legislation limiting the use of non-disclosure agreements (“NDAs”) in settlements of employment discrimination claims, including sexual harassment cases.

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Los Angeles Business Journal Names Kirsten C. Jackson 2021 Woman of Influence

Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Kirsten C. Jackson has been named a 2021 Woman of Influence in the Attorney category by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

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Daily Journal Recognizes Jonathan K. Waldrop as a California Top Intellectual Property Lawyer

Jonathan K. Waldrop, partner and head of the Intellectual Property group at Kasowitz Benson Torres, has been named a 2021 Top Intellectual Property Lawyer in California by the Daily Journal.