Marc E. Kasowitz

Described by CNBC as the “toughest lawyer on Wall Street” and by Bloomberg Financial News as an “uberlitigator,” Marc E. Kasowitz is widely regarded as one of the preeminent trial lawyers in the country.

Marc has been recognized by Benchmark Litigation as one of the country’s top 100 trial lawyers and honored as a Litigation Trailblazer by National Law Journal.  He is recognized as one of the nation’s top litigators by Chambers USA (clients praise him for having “a steel trap of a memory and a very convincing advocacy style – someone I would never want to be up against!"  and his “tremendous trial experience”);  Benchmark Litigation (“a unique, zealous, and exceptionally skilled advocate;” “his guidance is extremely reliable and he is very client-focused and big picture-oriented”); The Legal 500 (“excellent across the board” and “a superb lawyer”); The American Lawyer (a “powerhouse” and “the toughest of the tough guys”); The Globe and Mail (“one of the most prominent and feared litigators in the United States”); Lawdragon (“the cream of the crop”);  and Law360 (Securities MVP;  “one of the country’s most innovative managing partners”).

Marc regularly serves as national trial counsel in complex commercial litigation in the areas of antitrust, banking, securities, product liability, mass tort, corporate governance, fraudulent conveyance, RICO, environmental, breach of contract, and other cases.  Marc also has an extensive and successful track record in dealing with investigations and lawsuits by state attorneys general, including path-breaking settlements of tobacco litigation.  Marc has conducted numerous internal investigations on behalf of boards of directors, management and special committees regarding alleged corporate misfeasance, conflicts of interest, challenges to board authority, insider trading, accounting fraud, market timing, obstruction of justice and market manipulation.