Kasowitz Named Law360’s Practice Group of the Year for Trials
Law360 has recognized Kasowitz Benson Torres as a 2018 Practice Group of the Year for Trials. According to the publication, Practice Groups of the Year awards honor “the law firms behind the litigation wins and major deals that resonated throughout the legal industry in the past year.” Winners were selected for their “landmark matters and general excellence.”
Some of the firm’s significant 2018 litigation wins include representing:
- Fairfax Financial Holdings, the largest insurance company in Canada, in recovering $31 million in a case involving blatant insider trading and market manipulation by hedge funds. Read more about the Fairfax trial victory.
- Copart, a leading global online vehicle auction website, in obtaining a precedent-setting, $20 million dollar jury verdict against a consulting firm for a massively botched enterprise software implementation. Read more about the Copart jury trial victory.
- EFH creditors in the Chapter 11 cases of reorganized debtor Energy Future Holdings and its affiliates in defeating virtually all the proposed allocation of hundreds of millions of dollars in administrative claims asserted by EFIH creditors. Read more about the EFH bankruptcy win.
- Eros International, a leading global company in the Bollywood film entertainment industry, in securing the dismissal of a securities fraud class action from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, which was unanimously affirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Read more about the Eros securities class action dismissal.