Latino Leaders Magazine has named Kasowitz Benson Torres partners Hector Torres and Maria H. Ruiz to its 2020 Top Latino Lawyers list and has recognized associate Christine M. Rodriguez as a 2020 Latino Lawyer to Keep on the Watch.
Crain’s New York Business Names Jessica Taub Rosenberg a Notable Woman in Law
Kasowitz Benson Torres employment practices and litigation partner Jessica Taub Rosenberg has been named a 2021 Notable Woman in Law by Crain’s New York Business.
Kasowitz Clients Oceanus and MatlinPatterson Affiliate Sue Billionaire Shipping Magnate George Economou and Son Christos for Sabotaging Sale of Oceanus Tanker Fleet
Kasowitz Benson Torres has filed a $100 million lawsuit on behalf of shipping company Oceanus and its majority owner, an affiliate of private equity firm MatlinPatterson, against billionaire shipping magnate George Economou and his son Christos Economou in the Supreme Court of New York, New York County for damages arising from their unlawful and unrelenting campaign to sabotage Oceanus’ efforts to sell its tanker fleet so that the Economous can acquire the fleet at a deep discount.
Lawdragon Recognizes Mark W. Lerner and Jessica Taub Rosenberg as Leading Employment Lawyers
Lawdragon has recognized Kasowitz Benson Torres employment litigation partners Mark W. Lerner and Jessica Taub Rosenberg on its 500 Leading U.S. Employment Lawyers 2020 list.
Kasowitz Defeats Motion to Dismiss Client CW Capital Management’s Tortious Interference Claim against Tribeca Realty Capital relating to Luxury Condominium Development
Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of real estate investment firm CW Capital Management, an affiliate of Los Angeles-based Cottonwood Group, has defeated a motion to dismiss the lawsuit it brought against broker Tribeca Realty Capital.
Kasowitz, on Behalf of a Leading International Insurance Company, Successfully Resolves Coverage Dispute
Kasowitz Benson Torres secured a successful settlement on behalf of a leading international insurance company resolving its hotly contested, cross-border, nine-figure coverage dispute governed by The Danish Institute of Arbitration rules of arbitration.
Kasowitz Secures Trial Victory In Long-Standing RMBS Put-Back Action for MBIA Insurance
In a decision issued on November 30, 2020, Justice Jennifer G. Schecter of the Supreme Court of New York, New York County, has held that, during a two-week bench trial capping over ten years of litigation, Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of client MBIA Insurance, proved that Credit Suisse breached its representations and warranties to MBIA concerning a failed residential mortgage-backed securitization Credit Suisse sponsored and MBIA guaranteed and is liable to MBIA for damages, which we expect will amount to over even the $680 million Credit Suisse itself has acknowledged.
Kasowitz’s Website Wins Two Corporate Content Gold Awards
Corporate Content Awards North America has recognized Kasowitz Benson Torres’s website by awarding Kasowitz and its design agency, Living Group, 2020 Gold Awards for Best Use of a Visual Property and Best Branded Content Site.
Kasowitz Prevails in Significant Appeal for Manhattan Luxury Condo Building Owner
In another victory in a long running series of lawsuits related to an ongoing Manhattan development project, Kasowitz Benson Torres has prevailed in a significant appeal for the owner of the iconic 90-story, luxury condominium building going up at 111 West 57th Street in Manhattan.