Mark W. Lerner and Jessica Taub Rosenberg Quoted in Law360 Article: “In New York, NDAs Aren’t Always an Employee’s Enemy”
Kasowitz Benson Torres partners Mark W. Lerner, head of the firm’s Employment Practices and Litigation Group, and Jessica Taub Rosenberg are quoted in the Law360 article, “In New York, NDAs Aren’t Always an Employee’s Enemy.” The article examines the impact of a recent New York State law that prohibits nondisclosure agreements in sexual harassment settlements unless the employee requests one.
Mark W. Lerner is the head of the firm’s Employment Practices and Litigation Group. A former federal prosecutor, Mr. Lerner focuses his practice on advice and litigation relating to discrimination and harassment claims on behalf of management, non-competition agreements, employee raiding and lift-outs, theft of company information, executive compensation disputes, terminations and lay-offs, and wage and hour actions. He has been recognized by Chambers USA, The Legal 500 in its elite “Leading Lawyers” list, and Super Lawyers as a top Labor and Employment Law practitioner. He was also named to Lawdragon’s 2019 list of the Most Powerful Corporate Employment Lawyers in the U.S.
Jessica Taub Rosenberg, partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres, represents employers and prominent senior executives in all aspects of employment-related litigation before federal and state courts, administrative agencies and arbitration panels. She has been shortlisted as a 2019 Labor & Employment New York Attorney of the Year and recognized as a New York Local Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation, as well as included on Benchmark Litigation’s Under 40 Hot List. She has also been named a Women Worth Watching by Diversity Journal and recognized as a Rising Star in Labor and Employment Law by Euromoney Legal Media Group and Super Lawyers.The New York Law Journal named the Employment Practices and Litigation Group its 2019 Labor and Employment Litigation Department of the Year. Mr. Lerner and Ms. Rosenberg also won a Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award by The Burton Awards program for their article, “When Sexual Harassment is also a Crime,” published in the New York Law Journal.