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Experienced Pharmaceuticals Lawyer Ryan Sakacs Joins Kasowitz

Ryan Sakacs has joined Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP as Special Counsel in the firm’s Commercial Litigation group. Mr. Sakacs has extensive experience with prescription drug and pharmaceutical matters, including matters involving opioids.

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Kasowitz Secures Appellate Victory against Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP secured another victory for its client Age Group when it defeated the appeal brought by Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia that sought dismissal of the action.

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Kasowitz Secures TRO for Client NYC Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, Blocking City’s Release of Personnel Records

The Manhattan State Supreme Court granted a temporary restraining order on behalf of Kasowitz’s client, the New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA)...

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David W. Fermino Begins Tenure as Chair of the Judicial Nominee Evaluation Committee

Kasowitz partner David W. Fermino has been appointed and on April 13 began his tenure as Chair of the Judicial Nominee Evaluation (JNE) Commission for the State Bar of California.  As Chair, Mr. Fermino will lead all efforts in assisting the Governor of California in the judicial selection process.

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Kasowitz Obtains Award of Asylum for Woman Subjected to Persecution in Côte d’Ivoire

Kasowitz recently obtained an award of asylum from the New York Immigration Court on behalf of a woman who had been subjected to persecution in Côte d’Ivoire on the basis of her ethnicity, religion, and imputed political opinion.  After hearing evidence from the victim concerning her history of persecution and fear of further abuse if she was returned to Côte d’Ivoire, the Immigration Judge granted the client asylum and the government waived any appeal.

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Kasowitz Secures Complete Dismissal of Claims against Real Estate Developer Bridgeton Holdings

Kasowitz has secured a complete victory for client Bridgeton Holdings, the hotel and real estate owner, operator, and developer, in a case pending in the Southern District of New York, when the court on Friday granted Kasowitz’s motion for summary judgment dismissing the remaining claims against Bridgeton for breach of fiduciary duty and unjust enrichment.   

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Experienced Intellectual Property Lawyer Daniel Miller Joins Kasowitz

Daniel Miller has joined Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP as Special Counsel in the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation group. Mr. Miller has nearly 15 years of experience, both as an in-house lawyer and outside counsel, in both defensive and offensive patent litigation. 

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Cindy Caranella Kelly and Sarah Gibbs Leivick Co-Author “Safeguarding Your Company: Preventing and Detecting Antitrust Violations” in Corporate Counsel

Kasowitz partners Cindy Caranella Kelly and Sarah Gibbs Leivick have co-authored “Safeguarding Your Company: Preventing and Detecting Antitrust Violations,” published in Corporate Counsel.