Variety Recognizes Kasowitz Attorney in its 2019 “Legal Impact Report”
Variety has selected Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Daniel A. Saunders, for inclusion in its prestigious 2019 “Legal Impact Report.” The annual report spotlights the leading attorneys in the entertainment industry.
Mr. Saunders was recognized for successfully representing talent in two lengthy arbitrations over TV series profit participations, including obtaining a groundbreaking $179 million arbitration award for “Bones” stars Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz and its producer Kathleen Reichs against 21st Century Fox, Fox Broadcasting Company and other Fox entities. This is the largest arbitration award ever issued in a profit participation dispute. Learn more about Kasowitz’s landmark win for the “Bones” stars.
In addition, Mr. Saunders was recognized for representing Aspire Music against Cash Money Records and other defendants in a lawsuit involving Drake’s music, and representing Genting Malaysia Berhad in suing Fox and Disney over a theme park dispute.
Daniel A. Saunders, partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres, is a leading trial and appellate lawyer. He focuses on a variety of complex business litigation, intellectual property, entertainment, and white collar cases. A former federal prosecutor, Mr. Saunders has been recognized as a top practitioner by Benchmark Litigation and Super Lawyers.