Kasowitz Further Expands Its International Presence by Welcoming Prominent International Litigator Jason Short
Kasowitz Benson Torres is pleased to announce that prominent international litigator and white collar defense attorney Jason Short has joined Kasowitz as a partner in the firm’s New York office.
Mr. Short brings an impressive resume of international litigation experience. He regularly represents high-net-worth individuals with global business interests in offensive and defensive strategies related to cross-border government investigations, regulatory enforcement actions and related criminal and civil litigation spanning the Americas, Asia, Europe, and major offshore financial centers. A prominent focus of his practice includes matters involving asset forfeiture and confiscation proceedings, often with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake. Additionally, Mr. Short regularly advises clients on the legal and financial impact of sanctions imposed by U.S. regulatory agencies, including the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, as well as other non-U.S. agencies responsible for economic and trade sanctions. Given his extensive experience, Mr. Short has been named a “Rising Leader” by Private Client Global Elite, which recognizes the world’s top litigators serving global private clients.
Mr. Short joins Kasowitz following the firm’s recent addition of renowned international litigator Robin Rathmell. Longtime colleagues, Mr. Short and Mr. Rathmell will continue to act as a powerhouse team to further expand the firm’s presence with international clients.
Prior to joining Kasowitz, Mr. Short practiced at an international litigation firm. Mr. Short previously clerked for the Honorable Richard M. Berman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.