The Legal 500 US has once again recommended Kasowitz Benson Torres as a leading law firm in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 US guide.
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.
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”).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Webcast: No Longer a Man’s World: Getting a Seat at the Table
Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Jessica Taub Rosenberg will be a featured webcast speaker on “No Longer a Man’s World: Getting a Seat at the Table,” as part of the Inclusion, Diversity & Change: Inspiring Growth Virtual Summit.
Kasowitz Files $100 Million Suit on Behalf of Hotel Chelsea Owners against New York City
Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of Chelsea Hotel Owner LLC, the owner of the historic Hotel Chelsea, and its principals Richard Born, Ira Drukier and Sean MacPherson has filed a $100 million lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against the City of New York, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development (“HPD”), Assistant Commissioner of HPD Martha Ann Weithman, and the New York City Department of Buildings (“DOB”).