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Kevin J. Arquit Featured as Guest on Bloomberg TV

Kevin J. Arquit, partner and Co-Chair of the antitrust practice at Kasowitz Benson Torres, was a featured guest on the financial news show “Bloomberg Markets: European Close” on Bloomberg TV.

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Kasowitz Defeats Motion to Dismiss by Goldman Sachs in Action Alleging Misconduct Relating to Abacus CDO

On March 5, Judge Jennifer Frisch of the Minnesota District Court, Second Judicial District, denied Goldman Sachs’ motion to dismiss the claims asserted against it by Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP, on behalf of its client, Astra Asset Management, a London-based alternative asset manager, seeking termination of the Abacus 2006-10 synthetic CDO. 

 

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Kasowitz Files Breach of Fiduciary Duty Lawsuit on behalf of Leap Tide Capital Management against Diadexus Executives and Board Members

Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of investment manager Leap Tide Capital Management, has filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against the former CEO Lori Rafield, CFO Leone Patterson and five of the board members of Diadexus, Inc., a medical diagnostic company that sold its assets in a chapter 7 liquidation, for breach of fiduciary duty to the company and gross negligence.

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Kasowitz Obtains Preliminary Injunction for mGage Against Former Employees Violating Restrictive Covenants

On February 26, 2019, Judge Colleen McMahon of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York entered a preliminary injunction order in favor of Kasowitz client mGage, LLC, a global mobile messaging company, enforcing restrictive covenants: enjoining former mGage employees Glenn Stansbury, Tracey Dreby, Darren Metzger and Robert Merkin from working for any competitor, including competitor Mobivity, Inc.; enjoining those former employees and Ronald Sulak, also an mGage former employee, from soliciting any employees, clients, suppliers, customers or business prospects of mGage or using mGage’s confidential or proprietary information; and enjoining Mobivity from utilizing the services of mGage’s former employees.  

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Mark W. Lerner and Jessica Taub Rosenberg Recognized for Exceptional Legal Writing by The Burton Awards

Kasowitz Benson Torres employment litigation partners Mark W. Lerner and Jessica Taub Rosenberg have been awarded a 2019 Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award by The Burton Awards program, devoted to rewarding excellence in law.

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Kasowitz Scores $179 Million Arbitration Award against FOX for “Bones” Stars and Producer in a Landmark Decision in TV Industry

In a landmark victory on behalf of Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz, the stars of the long-running hit TV show “Bones,” and its producer Kathleen Reichs, Kasowitz Benson Torres obtained a $179 million arbitration award for fraud and breach of contract, including $50 million in compensatory damages and over $128 million in punitive damages, against 21st Century Fox, Fox Broadcasting Company, and other Fox entities.

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Leading Antitrust Lawyer Kevin J. Arquit Joins Kasowitz Benson Torres as Partner

Kasowitz Benson Torres today announces that Kevin J. Arquit, one of the country’s leading antitrust lawyers, is joining the firm as a partner based in its New York office.

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Kelly A. Frawley and Emily S. Pollock Co-Author “Everything You Need to Know About Protecting Your Business in a Divorce”

Kasowitz Benson Torres matrimonial and family law partners Kelly A. Frawley and Emily S. Pollock have co-authored “Everything You Need to Know About Protecting Your Business in a Divorce,” published in Forbes.