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Mark W. Lerner and Jonathan L. Shapiro Co-Author “U.S. Supreme Court’s Epic Systems Decision Holds That Employment Arbitration Agreements Barring Class Actions Are Lawful”

Kasowitz partner Mark W. Lerner and associate Jonathan L. Shapiro have co-authored “U.S. Supreme Court’s Epic Systems Decision Holds That Employment Arbitration Agreements Barring Class Actions Are Lawful,” published in Mealey’s Litigation Report: Class Actions.

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Kasowitz Tops Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List

Benchmark Litigation has named nine Kasowitz partners to its 2018 40 & Under Hot List.  Kasowitz had more partners named to the list than any other firm in the Northeast region.

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Kasowitz Obtains Appellate Victory for Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA)

In a significant appellate victory for the PBA, Kasowitz Benson Torres has obtained an injunction from New York’s Appellate Division, First Department, enjoining New York City, the NYPD, Mayor Bill De Blasio, and NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill, from carrying out their plan to publicly release recordings...

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Is Your Website Compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act?

In the past several years, there has been a significant increase in “website accessibility” lawsuits filed by hearing and visually impaired persons against companies with websites that lack auxiliary aids and services designed to render electronic information to them.

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Clarine Nardi Riddle Speaks About Rule of Law at US-Asia Institute Program

Clarine Nardi Riddle presented “Rule of Law” at the US-Asia Institute’s Chinese Law Students 11th Annual Rule of Law Program in Washington, DC.

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Kasowitz Defeats Motion to Dismiss PBA Lawsuit Challenging Unlawful NYC Plan to Publicize Confidential Personnel Records

In a major victory for the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association of the City of New York (PBA), Kasowitz defeated a motion filed by New York City, the NYPD, Mayor De Blasio and NYPD Commissioner O’Neill to dismiss the PBA’s lawsuit against them challenging their unlawful and dangerous plan to publish summaries of confidential police officer disciplinary records on the internet.  

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Kasowitz Prevails for Pro Bono Client; DOE to Cover Costs of Private School and Tutoring

On behalf of a seventh-grade student, Kasowitz has prevailed in a claim against the New York State Department of Education (DOE) for failure to meet the standards for providing a “free and appropriate public education” under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

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Wallace L. Schwartz Recognized as a 2018 Distinguished Leader by the New York Law Journal

Kasowitz partner Wallace L. Schwartz has been named a 2018 “Distinguished Leader” by the New York Law Journal in recognition of his leadership of Kasowitz’s highly successful real estate transactions group.