Kasowitz Obtains $11 Million Jury Verdict, Bringing Total Recovery for Client Fairfax Financial to $31 Million
Kasowitz Benson Torres secured a major victory for client Fairfax Financial Holdings, the largest insurance company in Canada, as part of an epic saga of litigation that began in 2006 involving blatant insider trading, market manipulation and short selling attacks by hedge funds and investment firms including SAC Capital, Kynikos, Third Point, Morgan Keegan and Exis Capital Management.
Kasowitz Honored by the California Minority Counsel Program for Commitment to Diversity
Kasowitz Benson Torres has been awarded the 2018 Drucilla Stender Ramey Majority-Owned Law Firm Award from the California Minority Counsel Program.
Kasowitz Hosts Event for Top Latino Leaders in the Legal Profession
Kasowitz Benson Torres, in partnership with La Unidad Latina, Law Guild, hosted a panel discussion, “Top Latino Leaders in the Legal Profession,” at the firm’s New York office on October 3, 2018.
Emily S. Pollock Quoted in Metro (US) Article: “Gray divorce: what it is and how to prepare”
Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Emily S. Pollock is quoted extensively in the Metro article, “Gray divorce: what it is and how to prepare.”
Kasowitz Represents Former Employee in Gender Discrimination Case against China Renaissance Securities (US) and Executives
Kasowitz Benson Torres has filed a sexual harassment and discrimination complaint in New York Supreme Court on behalf of plaintiff Chelsea Jia, a Chinese-American woman, against defendants China Renaissance Securities (US) Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of leading Chinese-based investment bank China Renaissance Group, and two of its employees, President Jonathan Dean Hong and Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel Nicholas Thomas Ganz.
Additional Guidance for Employers Regarding New York's Anti-Sexual Harassment Legislation
Earlier this year, New York State and New York City adopted comprehensive anti-serial harassment legislation that imposed significant new obligations on employers.
Kelly A. Frawley Quoted in Business Insider Article: “Prenups aren’t just for the rich or famous”
Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Kelly A. Frawley is quoted extensively in the Business Insider article, “Prenups aren’t just for the rich or famous.”
Kasowitz Defeats Shareholder’s Motion to Prevent MusclePharm’s CEO from Converting His Debt
Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of sports nutrition company MusclePharm, defeated a preliminary injunction motion brought by White Winston, a hedge fund shareholder of MusclePharm, seeking to prevent MusclePharm’s Chairman and CEO Ryan Drexler from converting his $18 million loan to the company into equity.