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Kasowitz Represents Leading Real Estate Investment Company in Sale of Large-Scale Industrial Property in Alabama

Kasowitz Benson Torres represented a leading real estate investment company in the multimillion-dollar sale of an approximately 450,000 square-foot cold storage industrial property located in Montgomery, Alabama to a global alternative investment firm.

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Nefertiti J. Alexander and Veronica Nauts Named by Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

Kasowitz Benson Torres is pleased to announce that partner Nefertiti J. Alexander has been selected as a Fellow of the 2021 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (“LCLD”) and associate Veronica Nauts has been selected as a 2021 LCLD Pathfinder.

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First Department Affirms Groundbreaking Decision Finding A Private Right Of Action Under New York Insurance Law

In a win for Kasowitz Benson Torres clients National Health Care Associates, a health care company, and 26 nursing home affiliates (collectively, “NHCA”), the Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division, First Department yesterday issued a unanimous and groundbreaking decision affirming the trial court’s holding that private parties, and not just, as the defendant insurance companies argued, the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”), may enforce Insurance Law §§ 2314 and 2339 providing that “[n]o authorized insurer” shall “knowingly … receive a premium that departs from the [DFS-approved] rates.”

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Lawdragon Recognizes Jennifer S. Recine as a 2021 Leading Lawyer in America

Lawdragon has recognized Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Jennifer S. Recine on its 500 Leading Lawyers in America 2021 list. 

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Kasowitz Finds Key Evidence Withheld during Discovery, Succeeds in Ending Case against Owners of Historic Hotel Chelsea

Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of Chelsea Hotel Owner LLC, the owners of the iconic Hotel Chelsea, successfully ended a two-year dispute with New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation Development (HPD) prompted by a vocal minority of tenants objecting to the redevelopment of the historic hotel.

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Kasowitz Prevails on Motion to Dismiss Claims against Celebrity Real Estate Broker Ryan Serhant

Kasowitz Benson Torres has secured the dismissal of all claims against celebrity real estate broker Ryan Serhant, star of Bravo's series Million Dollar Listing New York and Sell it Like Serhant, asserted by the purchasers of an investment property in New York’s TriBeCa neighborhood. 

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Kasowitz Announces Partner and Special Counsel Promotions

Kasowitz Benson Torres is pleased to announce that Nefertiti J. Alexander, Joshua D. Fulop, Joshua E. Hollander and Darwin Huang have been promoted to partner and Joshua N. Paul has been promoted to special counsel.

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Kasowitz and Legal Aid Secure Pardon from Governor Cuomo for Trafficking Victim

Kasowitz Benson Torres, in partnership with The Legal Aid Society, has secured a full and unconditional pardon from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for Rosario Pena, a 61-year old Dominican who has lived in New York for more than fifty years but faced deportation by reason of decades-old criminal convictions.