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Latino Leaders Magazine Recognizes Kim Conroy and Melissa A. Barahona as Leading Latino Lawyers

Latino Leaders Magazine has recognized Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Kim Conroy as a 2021 Top Latino Lawyer and associate Melissa A. Barahona as a 2021 Latino Lawyer to Keep on the Watch.

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Kasowitz Settles Payment Guaranty Lawsuit against Shopping Mall Developer

On November 4, 2021, Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of a syndicate of mezzanine lenders holding a $20 million loan, part of an overall $112 million financing which included a mortgage loan from JP Morgan, in connection with the Galleria at Crystal Run in Middletown, NY, settled its lawsuit against affiliates of Pyramid Management Group, a prominent shopping mall operator.

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Lawdragon Recognizes Mark W. Lerner and Jessica Taub Rosenberg as 2021 Leading Employment Lawyers

Kasowitz Benson Torres employment litigation partners Mark W. Lerner and Jessica Taub Rosenberg have been recognized as leading employment lawyers by Lawdragon on its 500 Leading U.S. Employment Lawyers 2021 list.  

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Kasowitz Receives 31 National and Metropolitan Rankings in the U.S. News 2022 Best Law Firms List

U.S. News – Best Lawyers has recognized Kasowitz Benson Torres as a Best Law Firm in 16 practice areas, including 13 national rankings and 18 metropolitan rankings, in its 2022 Best Law Firms list.

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Law360 Ranks Kasowitz among Top Law Firms with Most Diverse Equity Partnerships

Kasowitz Benson Torres has been ranked by Law360 as one of the top five law firms with the most diverse equity partners.

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Paul “Tad” M. O’Connor III to Moderate Real Estate Finance Panel at Commercial Observer Financing CRE Forum

Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Paul “Tad” M. O’Connor III will moderate a panel discussion titled, “Getting Back to Business: Will Q4 2021 Usher in a New Wave of Trends & Opportunities?” as part of Commercial Observer’s 6th Annual Fall Financing CRE Forum for leading professionals in the real estate industry.

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Kasowitz Obtains Pathbreaking Preliminary Injunction for Alaska Frozen Fish Shippers Preventing Customs and Border Protection from Ever Assessing Penalties for Alleged Jones Act Violations

In a pathbreaking decision under the longstanding and well-established, but rarely invoked, constitutional tolling doctrine, Judge Sharon Gleason, U.S. District Court for Alaska, on September 28, 2021, granted Kasowitz Benson Torres clients Alaskan Reefer Management (ARM) and Kloosterboer International Forwarding (KIF), shippers of frozen fish from Alaska, a preliminary injunction enjoining the United States government from ever assessing penalties for alleged Jones Act violations while the legality of already assessed penalties is adjudicated.

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Jennifer S. Recine Moderates Panel with Real Estate Industry Titans at Commercial Observer Miami Summit

Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Jennifer S. Recine moderated a panel discussion titled, “Here Come the New Yorkers,” as part of How to Innovate & Win in a Changed World, an invitation-only forum hosted by Commercial Observer for top executives in the real estate industry.