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Law360 Names Jennifer S. Recine 2021 MVP for Real Estate

Kasowitz Benson Torres real estate litigation partner Jennifer S. Recine has been named a 2021 MVP for Real Estate by Law360.

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Kasowitz Obtains Permanent Residency for Ghanaian Gay Young Woman

A Kasowitz Benson Torres pro bono team has secured permanent residency status in the United States for a gay woman under the age of 21 who fled her home country of Ghana because she feared persecution and abuse there due to her sexual orientation.

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Kasowitz Represents Cottonwood Group in $105 Million Bridge Loan for The Six, a Boutique Office Building in Manhattan

Kasowitz Benson Torres represented Los Angeles based private equity real estate investment firm Cottonwood Group in the closing on September 10, 2021 of a $105 million bridge loan to Savanna, a New York-based real estate developer, for the refinancing of a maturing construction loan and the capitalization and lease-up of The Six, a newly-developed, 26-story office building boasting 90,000 square feet located at 106 West 56th Street near Central Park in Manhattan. 

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Kasowitz and LatinoJustice File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Supporting Equal Protection For Puerto Ricans

Kasowitz Benson Torres and LatinoJustice PRLDEF, joined by additional Latino bar associations and civil rights groups, filed an amicus brief on September 7, 2021 in the United States Supreme Court case, United States v. Vaello-Madero, requesting that the Court affirm the First Circuit’s holding that the classification in the Social Security Act (SSA) of Puerto Rico as “outside the United States,” thereby rendering Puerto Ricans ineligible for SSA disability benefits granted residents of the fifty states and the District of Columbia, violates Puerto Ricans’ equal protection rights under the Fifth Amendment.

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Kasowitz Prevails on Behalf of Whistleblower as California Appellate Court Reinstates Claims That SAP and Deloitte Consulting Defrauded City of San Diego

Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of client Thomas Rocco, has prevailed on appeal in whistleblower litigation against technology giants SAP Public Services and Deloitte Consulting.

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Nefertiti J. Alexander to Moderate Litigation Panel at the 2021 General Counsel Conference East

Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Nefertiti J. Alexander will moderate a panel discussion titled “The Litigation Outlook” at Corporate Counsel’s General Counsel Conference East in New York City.

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IFLR1000 Recognizes Kasowitz as a Leading Law Firm for Restructuring and Insolvency and Real Estate

IFLR1000 has again ranked Kasowitz Benson Torres as a leading law firm for restructuring and insolvency and real estate.

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Kasowitz Obtains Stay of Claims in High-Profile Delaware Chancery Court Action by Ukrainian Bank

The Delaware Chancery Court granted a motion by Kasowitz Benson Torres to stay all claims in a closely watched action brought by Ukrainian state-owned bank PrivatBank against, among others, Kasowitz clients Mordechai “Motti” Korf and Uriel “Uri” Laber, Miami-based businessmen and philanthropists, and U.S. companies they own or operate.