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Kasowitz Secures Marine Corps Major Brezler's Right to Continue to Serve

In a successful conclusion to seven years of litigation, Kasowitz pro bono client Marine Corps Major Jason Brezler will be permitted to continue to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps.

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Adam L. Shiff and Shai Schmidt Co-Author “3rd Circ. Continues Momentive Trend For Secured Creditors”

Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Adam L. Shiff and associate Shai Schmidt have co-authored “3rd Circ. Continues Momentive Trend For Secured Creditors,” published in Law360.

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Kasowitz Prevails on Summary Judgment Motion by Goldman Sachs Seeking Dismissal of Astra Asset’s Claims Arising From Goldman’s Abacus CDO Misconduct

On August 1, 2019, Judge Jennifer Frisch of the Minnesota District Court denied defendant Goldman Sachs’s motion for summary judgment on claims asserted by Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP, on behalf of Astra Asset Management, a London-based alternative asset manager, an investor in notes issued by Goldman’s Abacus 2006-10 synthetic CDO.

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Kelly A. Frawley and Emily S. Pollock Co-Author “How Your Company Can Support a Senior Leader during Divorce”

Kasowitz Benson Torres matrimonial and family law partners Kelly A. Frawley and Emily S. Pollock have co-authored, “How Your Company Can Support a Senior Leader during Divorce,” published in Forbes.

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Kasowitz Wins Asylum for Gay Man from Honduras

Kasowitz obtained asylum in U.S. Immigration Court on behalf of a 24-year-old Honduran gay man who had faced severe persecution, including death threats, by local gang members and others in his home country.

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Kevin J. Arquit Featured as Guest on Bloomberg TV

Kevin J. Arquit, partner and Co-Chair of the antitrust practice at Kasowitz Benson Torres, was a featured guest on the financial news show “Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power” on Bloomberg TV.

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Recent Revisions to New York Employment Laws Include the Banning of Marijuana Testing of New York City Job Applicants

Beginning May 2020, it will be illegal for New York City employers to test most job applicants for marijuana. This is one of several recent updates for New York employers that require that they revisit existing policies.

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New York Law Journal Names Kasowitz 2019 Litigation Department of the Year for Labor and Employment

Kasowitz Benson Torres’s Employment Practices and Litigation Group has been named Litigation Department of the Year for Labor and Employment by the New York Law Journal in recognition of the group’s significant litigation results during the past year.