Leading Antitrust Lawyer Kevin J. Arquit Joins Kasowitz Benson Torres as Partner

Leading Antitrust Lawyer Kevin J. Arquit Joins Kasowitz Benson Torres as Partner

Kasowitz Benson Torres today announces that Kevin J. Arquit, one of the country’s leading antitrust lawyers, is joining the firm as a partner based in its New York office.  He will serve as Co-Chair of the firm’s Antitrust Group.

Mr. Arquit is a renowned antitrust lawyer with extensive experience representing clients in high-profile merger and other antitrust proceedings, including proceedings in courts and before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, and state and international authorities.

“We are delighted that Kevin is joining our firm,” said Marc E. Kasowitz, founder and managing partner of Kasowitz Benson Torres. “Kevin’s unparalleled antitrust experience and expertise advising clients both on the enforcement side as well as in complex litigation matters will be invaluable to our clients.”

Prior to joining Kasowitz Benson Torres, Mr. Arquit was a partner and co-head of the global antitrust/competition practice at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and head of the antitrust practice at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.  Mr. Arquit also served as General Counsel and Director of the Bureau of Competition at the FTC.

“I look forward to working with the top litigators at Kasowitz to provide clients with the highest quality and most effective advice on antitrust matters,” said Mr. Arquit.