Michael J. Bowe and Stephen W. Tountas Speak at IMN Litigation Finance Conference
Kasowitz Benson Torres partners Michael J. Bowe and Stephen W. Tountas participated in the 2nd Annual Financing, Structuring & Investing in Litigation Finance Conference hosted by Information Management Network on June 4, 2019 in New York City.
Michael J. Bowe moderated a panel discussion titled “Working with General Counsels: Opportunities for Corporate Utilization of Litigation Finance.” Mr. Bowe, along with prominent litigation funders and in-house counsel, discussed, among other topics, the advantages of funding affirmative litigations brought by corporations, for both profit and strategic purposes.
Stephen W. Tountas participated in a panel discussion titled “State of the Market.” Mr. Tountas, along with other leading litigation finance professionals and attorneys, discussed market trends as well as the opportunity for litigation finance solutions on both the plaintiff and defense side of cases, among other topics.
Michael J. Bowe, partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres, has successfully litigated virtually every type of high-stakes business and personal case, on both the plaintiff and defense side, and at both the trial and appellate level. He has navigated to safety many companies and high-net-worth individuals facing serious criminal and regulatory jeopardy. Mr. Bowe has been recognized by The National Law Journal as a Litigation Trailblazer and by Law360’s selection of Kasowitz as a 2018 Trial Group of the Year, which commended two of Mr. Bowe’s case wins.
Stephen W. Tountas, partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres, is a trial lawyer who prosecutes and defends complex securities, antitrust and commercial disputes on behalf of leading hedge funds, mutual funds and public pension funds. Mr. Tountas has been named a “Rising Star” by Law360, which selected him as one of the top four class action practitioners under the age of 40. He has also been recommended by The Legal 500 for securities opt-out litigation and was recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a Future Star and named on its Under 40 Hot List.