Kasowitz Benson Torres has been retained to represent the Official Committee of Equity Security Holders in the widely publicized Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Garrett Motion, a leading auto parts manufacturer, in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Law360 Names Kasowitz Practice Group of the Year for Structured Finance
Kasowitz Benson Torres has been recognized as a 2020 Practice Group of the Year for Structured Finance by Law360, which honors the law firms behind the litigation wins and major deals that resonated throughout the legal industry in the past year.
Kasowitz Files Preliminary Injunction against the State of Colorado to Prevent Enforcement of Minimum Cigarette Price Requirement
On November 20, 2020, Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of discount cigarette manufacturers Liggett Group and Vector Tobacco and deep discount manufacturer Xcaliber International and a Colorado citizen and cigarette smoker filed a motion for a preliminary injunction against the State of Colorado in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado to enjoin Colorado from enforcing its recently enacted minimum cigarette price requirement, which would drastically raise retail discount cigarette prices for Colorado consumers to premium brand levels.
Clarine Nardi Riddle Receives Indiana University Bicentennial Medal
Indiana University has awarded Kasowitz Benson Torres counsel Clarine Nardi Riddle the Indiana University Bicentennial Medal, which recognizes organizations and individuals who, through their personal, professional, artistic, or philanthropic efforts, have broadened the reach of Indiana University around the state, nation, and world.
Kasowitz Files Pro Bono Religious Discrimination Lawsuit
Kasowitz Benson Torres, as co-counsel with The Lawfare Project, filed an employment discrimination lawsuit in September 2020 in the Eastern District of New York against Jamaica Hospital Medical Center on behalf of an Orthodox Jewish registered nurse.
Kasowitz Helps Low-income Seniors Navigate Medicare Open Enrollment
Since 2014, Kasowitz Benson Torres has partnered, pro bono, with New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and Lenox Hill Neighborhood House to conduct annual clinics to help low-income seniors navigate the open enrollment process for Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage Plans and the various coverage options.
Kasowitz Receives 33 National and Metropolitan Rankings in the U.S. News 2021 Best Law Firms List
U.S. News – Best Lawyers has recognized Kasowitz Benson Torres as a Best Law Firm in 17 practice areas, including 14 national rankings and 19 metropolitan rankings, in its 2021 Best Law Firms list.
Kasowitz Wins Dismissal of Claims against Owners of Historic Hotel Chelsea Seeking to Halt Renovations
Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of the owners of the iconic Hotel Chelsea in Manhattan, has secured the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by two tenants of a neighboring townhouse they lease from the owners seeking injunctive relief halting all renovation of the historic property and asserting claims for breach of warranty of habitability, private nuisance and harassment.
Jonathan K. Waldrop Named Black Leader Worth Watching by Profiles in Diversity Journal
Profiles in Diversity Journal has named Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Jonathan K. Waldrop among the 2020 Black Leaders Worth Watching.