The National Law Journal Names Paul “Tad” M. O’Connor III and Jennifer S. Recine Real Estate Trailblazers
Kasowitz Benson Torres real estate litigation partners Paul “Tad” M. O’Connor III and Jennifer S. Recine have been named Real Estate Trailblazers in recognition of their cutting-edge work and successes handling a wide variety of real estate and hotel-related litigation matters on both the plaintiff and defense side, including partnership and joint venture disputes, contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud claims, air rights and development rights disputes.
Paul “Tad” M. O’Connor III, partner and co-chair of Kasowitz Benson Torres’ Real Estate Litigation practice, has significant experience representing major hotel owners and developers, real estate investment firms, and high-net-worth individuals in real estate disputes involving commercial and hotel properties in the United States and Europe, including the representation of hotel operators in disputes with owners. He is regularly cited for his legal knowledge by publications including The Wall Street Journal, The American Lawyer and Law360. He has been recognized by Chambers USA (Tier 1), Legal 500 and Benchmark Litigation as one of the top real estate litigators in the United States, as well as in Super Lawyers.
Jennifer S. Recine, partner and co-chair of Kasowitz Benson Torres’ Real Estate Litigation practice, is a trial lawyer with extensive experience handling complex real estate and other disputes. She advises clients on commercial real estate, land use and environmental disputes involving the investment, development, construction, sale and management of billions of dollars in real estate assets and infrastructure projects. She has been recognized on Crain’s New York’s list of Notable Women in Law and Lawdragon’s list of 500 Leading Lawyers in America. She has also been recognized as a leading litigator by Chambers USA, Legal 500 and Benchmark Litigation, as well as named a Litigation Trailblazer by The National Law Journal and a Woman to Watch by Diversity Journal.