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Nefertiti J. Alexander and Jennifer McDougall Named Women Worth Watching by Profiles in Diversity Journal

Kasowitz Benson Torres partners Nefertiti J. Alexander and Jennifer McDougall have been named 2021 Women Worth Watching by Profiles in Diversity as part of its 20th Annual Women Worth Watching Awards.

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Kasowitz Defeats Summary Judgment Motion Seeking Dismissal of Pro Bono Client’s Trafficking Case

Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of a gay Pakistani man, defeated a summary judgment motion brought by one of his former employers seeking dismissal of his involuntary servitude, forced labor and other claims under the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (“TVPRA”).

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Kasowitz Secures Over $31 Million Recovery for Hawaii Arising From Botched ERP Software Implementation

Kasowitz, on behalf of the State of Hawaii, has successfully resolved the second phase of litigation stemming from a failed enterprise resource planning (ERP) software implementation project to upgrade the Hawaii Department of Transportation’s Highways Division financial management system.  

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Chambers USA 2021 Recognizes Kasowitz as a Leading Law Firm

Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, in its 2021 edition, has again recognized Kasowitz Benson Torres as a leading law firm and has recognized 11 Kasowitz partners as leading lawyers.

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Webcast: An Update on Business Interruption Cases

Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Jerold Oshinsky will be a featured speaker on the webcast panel discussion, “An Update on Business Interruption Cases,” hosted by the Professional Liability Underwriting Society. 

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Evridiki “Vicky” Poumpouridis on the Bill and Melinda Gates Divorce

Kasowitz Benson Torres matrimonial law partner Evridiki “Vicky” Poumpouridis has been responding to numerous media inquiries concerning the Bill and Melinda Gates divorce.

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Law360 Profiles Jennifer Recine and the Kasowitz Team Handling Historic Hotel Chelsea’s $100 million Lawsuit against the City of New York

Law360 Pulse has profiled Kasowitz Benson Torres partners Jennifer S. Recine and Thomas Kelly, special counsel Gary W. Dunn, and associate Jill L. Forster, the Kasowitz team representing Chelsea Hotel Owner LLC, the owner of the historic Hotel Chelsea, and its principals Richard Born, Ira Drukier and Sean MacPherson in a $100 million lawsuit against the City of New York, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development, Assistant Commissioner of HPD Martha Ann Weithman, and the New York City Department of Buildings.

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Kasowitz Defeats Motions to Dismiss in Suit against Senior Officers of Essar Steel Minnesota

Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of the Litigation Trustee for UC Litigation Trust of Essar Steel Minnesota, defeated motions to dismiss its lawsuit against Madhu Vuppuluri and Sanjay Bhartia, governors and officers of Essar Steel Minnesota, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Essar Global Fund Limited, a multinational conglomerate and construction company based in India.