Law360 Names Stephen W. Tountas and Uri A. Itkin to Editorial Advisory Boards
Law360 has named Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Stephen W. Tountas to its Securities Editorial Advisory Board and partner Uri A. Itkin to its Banking Editorial Advisory Board. The boards, each comprised of ten of the country’s leading attorneys in their respective practice area, will provide feedback on and help shape Law360’s coverage of developments and trends in a variety of practice areas.
Stephen W. Tountas, partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres, is a trial lawyer who prosecutes and defends complex securities disputes on behalf of leading hedge funds, mutual funds and public pension funds. Mr. Tountas has been recognized as a 2020 Plaintiffs’ Trailblazer by The National Law Journal and as a leading practitioner by Legal 500. He has also been recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a Local Litigation Star.
Uri A. Itkin, partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres, represents hedge funds and private equity firms in litigation and potential disputes relating to their investments, including in asset-backed securities, structured products, and real estate. He has been recognized by Lawdragon on its 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers in America 2020 list and by Benchmark Litigation on its 40 and Under Hot List. He has also been recognized as a Next Generation Lawyer by Legal 500 and a Rising Star by Law360.