At a Glance

600 Trials

600 Trials

Over the past five years, Kasowitz lawyers have made over 600 appearances in court and in arbitration tribunals.

Experience
Real Estate

Real Estate

Kasowitz has been ranked among the 2017 "Top Real Estate Law Firms" by The Real Deal.

Real Estate Transactions
Pro Bono

Pro Bono

50%+ of our lawyers worked on pro bono matters in the past year.

Pro Bono
Pro Bono

Pro Bono

Our lawyers spent over 10,000 hours on pro bono matters in the past year.

Pro Bono
250 Lawyers

250 Lawyers

Our litigators are always trial-ready, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in every area of litigation.

People
9 Offices

9 Offices

We are headquartered in New York and have 9 offices in total across the United States.

Locations

OUR APPROACH

Our core focus is commercial litigation, complemented by our exceptionally strong bankruptcy/restructuring and real estate transactional practices. We are known for our creative, aggressive litigators and willingness to take on tough cases. We outthink and outflank our opponents, and understand how to win for our clients. We have extensive trial experience and are always trial-ready, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in every area of litigation. We are committed to pursuing aggressive and innovative approaches to our clients’ most challenging legal matters. Our lawyers have been recognized by, among others, Chambers USA, Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation, Law360 and National Law Journal for excellence in their fields.

Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, private equity and other investment firms across a wide range of industries, including significant experience across financial services (banking, investment management and insurance), technology and real estate.

We have successfully secured billions of dollars in awards and settlements for our clients, who have recently included:

  • AIG
  • Aman Resorts
  • AMC Networks
  • Aurelius Capital Management
  • Beverly Hills School District
  • Boston Properties
  • Centerbridge Partners
  • Coach
  • Comcast
  • Condé Nast
  • Douglas Elliman
  • Elie Tahari
  • Energy Transfer Partners
  • Fairfax Financial Holdings
  • Fir Tree Partners
  • Google
  • Harbinger Capital Partners
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Intercontinental Hotel Group
  • J. Crew
  • Levi-Strauss
  • Liggett Group
  • MacAndrews & Forbes
  • MBIA
  • MetLife
  • MF Global Holdings
  • Morgans Hotel Group
  • National Grid
  • Related Companies
  • Renco
  • Rescap
  • Starwood Capital
  • State of Hawaii
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • TPG
  • U.S. Bank
  • USG Asbestos Trust
  • Vector Group
  • Waterfall Asset Management
  • WeWork

PRO BONO

We are committed to helping disadvantaged individuals and organizations in need.

Pro Bono

OUR ETHOS

We are creative, aggressive, relentless, pioneering and commercial.

Our Ethos

DIVERSITY

Our success is derived from our diverse team of lawyers and professional staff.

Diversity

This team has some amazing lawyers, who jump on any matter at any time of day or night. They are very commercial and thoughtful about client needs, and are great team players.

Client quote in Chambers USA 2017