Kasowitz Opens Aspen Office Headed by Leading Aspen Lawyer David A. Bovino
Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP has opened a new office in Aspen, Colorado. The office will be headed by leading Aspen lawyer David A. Bovino, who has joined the firm as a partner.
Michael J. Bowe Selected as “Litigator of the Week” Runner-Up for Fairfax Jury Trial Win
American Lawyer has selected Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Michael J. Bowe as “Litigator of the Week” runner-up, highlighting his success in recovering $31 million for client Fairfax Financial, the largest insurance company in Canada, including a jury award of $5.4 million in compensatory damages against Exis Capital, the defunct hedge fund controlled by Adam Sender, and a $5.5 million verdict of punitive damages against Exis Capital and two former executives, including Mr. Sender.
Kasowitz Secures Trial Victory for TPG in the High Court of London
Kasowitz Benson Torres has prevailed in its latest defense of private equity firm TPG in a long-running dispute in the High Court of London relating to a bond default by Greek telecoms operator TIM Hellas that occurred years after TPG had sold its interests in Hellas to Weather Telecommunications.
Kasowitz Secures Dismissal of $123 Million Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims
In a major victory on behalf of global asset manager MatlinPatterson and certain of its principals and affiliates, Kasowitz Benson Torres has secured the dismissal, in a ruling from the bench by Senior Justice Charles E. Ramos of the Supreme Court of New York, Commercial Division, of $123 million breach of fiduciary duty claims brought by a minority shareholder of a MatlinPatterson portfolio company, DuCool.
The Real Deal Ranks Kasowitz as a Top Law Firm Handling the Highest Dollar Volume of NYC Sales
Kasowitz Benson Torres has been ranked for the second year in a row as one of the top 10 law firms in The Real Deal’s “Who handled the highest dollar volume of NYC sales” list, recognizing Kasowitz for handling close to $500 million in transactions in New York from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.
Kelly A. Frawley Featured in Q&A with Benchmark Litigation
Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Kelly A. Frawley is featured in a Q&A with Benchmark Litigation.
Kasowitz Secures Dismissal of Claims by Activist Hedge Fund against Directors of White Energy
Kasowitz Benson Torres has secured the dismissal of substantially all claims alleged against three directors of White Energy, in a corporate governance dispute commenced by an activist hedge fund investor, Standard General, and its designated director.
Kasowitz Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Roku
Kasowitz Benson Torres has sued leading streaming media company Roku on behalf of MV3 Partners for patent infringement in federal court in the Western District of Texas.