Kasowitz Benson Torres has once again been ranked as one of the top law firms in the United States for pro bono work in 2020 by The American Lawyer in its 2021 Pro Bono Scorecard of AmLaw 200 firms, ranking the firm at 67 overall.
Latino Leaders Magazine Names Christine A. Montenegro Among Most Influential Latinas in 2021
Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Christine A. Montenegro has been recognized on the 100 Most Influential Latinas in 2021 list published by Latino Leaders Magazine.
Nefertiti J. Alexander Receives 40 Under 40 Award from the National Bar Association
Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Nefertiti J. Alexander has been awarded a 2021 40 Under 40 - Nation’s Best Advocates Award by the National Bar Association (NBA).
Kasowitz Diversity and Women’s Committees Receive 2021 Diversity Award from Profiles in Diversity Journal
Kasowitz Benson Torres’ Diversity & Inclusion Committee and Women’s Initiatives Committee have been awarded a 2021 Diversity Teams Award from Profiles in Diversity Journal.
Kasowitz Prevails Again on Motion to Dismiss Re-filed Claims against Celebrity Real Estate Broker Ryan Serhant
Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of celebrity real estate broker Ryan Serhant, star of Bravo’s series Million Dollar Listing New York and Sell it Like Serhant, has secured the dismissal of re-filed claims against Mr. Serhant brought by the purchasers of an investment property in New York’s TriBeCa neighborhood.
Mark W. Lerner and Jessica Taub Rosenberg to Speak at the 2021 General Counsel Conference East
Kasowitz Benson Torres employment litigation partners Mark W. Lerner and Jessica Taub Rosenberg will host a roundtable discussion titled “Return to the Office Post-Covid: Legal Issues and Practical Solutions” at Corporate Counsel’s General Counsel Conference East in New York City.
Kasowitz Obtains Rarely Granted Stay in Patent Infringement Case on Behalf of AsusTek Computer
Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of AsusTek Computer, the defendant in an alleged patent infringement action in the Western District of Texas, has obtained a rarely granted stay of the action pending the resolution of a state court litigation in New Mexico concerning title to the patents-in-suit between the plaintiff, UNM Rainforest Innovations, and Industrial Technology Research Institute in Taiwan.
The American Lawyer Recognizes John Berlinski as Entertainment Lawyer Trailblazer
John Berlinski, Chair of Kasowitz Benson Torres’ Entertainment Practice Group, has been recognized as a Trailblazer by The American Lawyer for his pioneering work as an entertainment lawyer representing Hollywood celebrity talent.
Kasowitz Scores Win in Trust Instruction Proceeding Involving Billion-Dollar Triaxx CDOs
Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of Serengeti Asset Management, a noteholder in three Triaxx CDO’s, prevailed in a trust instruction proceeding brought by U.S. Bank, the CDO Indenture Trustee, in the Commercial Division of the New York County Supreme Court.