Lawdragon Names Hector Torres to 2024 Hall of Fame and Paul Burgo, Jennifer Recine and Jonathan Waldrop as Leading Lawyers

Lawdragon Names Hector Torres to 2024 Hall of Fame and Paul Burgo, Jennifer Recine and Jonathan Waldrop as Leading Lawyers

Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Hector Torres has been inducted into Lawdragon’s 2024 Hall of Fame, joining partner Marc E. Kasowitz who was inducted in 2023.  The Hall of Fame honors outstanding lawyers who have dedicated their careers to representing clients whose lives and livelihoods have depended on them.

The publication has also named partners Paul J. Burgo for Litigation, Jennifer S. Recine for Real Estate Litigation, and Jonathan K. Waldrop for IP Litigation to its 500 Leading Lawyers in America 2024 list, which recognizes the nation’s top lawyers in all practice areas.

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Hector Torres, Co-founding partner, Co-Chair of the Antirust Group and Chair of the Lateral Partner Hiring Committee at Kasowitz Benson Torres, is one of the nation’s top lawyers for the prosecution and defense of antitrust, product liability and other complex commercial cases.  For over 35 years, he has successfully prosecuted and defended major U.S., South American, European and Asian corporations in high-profile antitrust and complex commercial actions and in international arbitrations, and has secured billions of dollars in affirmative recoveries. 

Paul J. Burgo, partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres, represents individuals, private equity funds, hedge funds, financial institutions and other corporations in disputes involving commercial law, finance, corporate governance, securities law, real estate, governmental investigations and bankruptcy law.

Jennifer S. Recine, partner and Co-Chair of Kasowitz Benson Torres’ Real Estate Litigation practice, is a first-chair trial lawyer with extensive experience handling complex real estate and other disputes.  She advises clients on commercial real estate, land use and environmental disputes involving the investment, development, construction, sale and management of billions of dollars in real estate assets and infrastructure projects.

Jonathan K. Waldrop, partner and head of Kasowitz Benson Torres’ Intellectual Property group, represents industry-leading companies in patent litigation involving interactive web, video streaming, cable, medical device, gaming system and numerous other technologies.