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Daniel J. Fetterman and Brian S. Choi Co-Author “Bridgegate Has the Potential to Upend a Raft of Prosecutions”

Kasowitz Benson Torres partners Daniel J. Fetterman and Brian S. Choi have co-authored an article in Law360, entitled “Bridgegate Has the Potential to Upend a Raft of Prosecutions,” concerning the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Kelly v. U.S. overturning the wire fraud convictions of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s deputy chief of staff and the deputy executive director of the Port Authority, for their politically motivated role in blocking traffic on the George Washington Bridge.

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Kasowitz Prevails on Motion to Dismiss Fraudulent Transfer Claims against Former Directors

Kasowitz Benson Torres has obtained the dismissal of all claims against two former directors of dissolved Delaware corporation DCD America brought against them in the Commercial Division, New York Supreme Court, New York County, by Acacia Investments, a judgment creditor of DCD, alleging that the directors had fraudulently transferred DCD’s assets to a third party. 

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Kasowitz Files Multi-million Dollar Lawsuit Against Columbia Care for Fraudulently Misappropriating Florida Cannabis License

Today, Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of Florida MCBD, LLC, filed a lawsuit in the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court, New York County, against Columbia Care, LLC, a major New York-based cultivator and provider of cannabis products, two of its affiliates and its founders Michael Abbott and Nicholas Vita, alleging that they conspired with MCBD’s joint venture partner, Sun Bulb, to fraudulently misappropriate from MCBD its rights to a medical treatment cannabis license worth tens of millions of dollars.

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Kasowitz Defeats Latest Motion to Dismiss Case Seeking Return of Holocaust Looted Art

In a long-pending lawsuit, seeking to recover the valuable Herzog art collection that was looted from its Jewish owners during World War II and displayed in Hungarian museums, Kasowitz Benson Torres has defeated the latest motion to dismiss filed by the museums and MNV, a Hungarian government-owned corporation managing the art.

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Kasowitz Partner Jennifer S. Recine Wins Summary Judgment Dismissal for Owners of Historic Hotel Chelsea

Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Jennifer S. Recine, on behalf of the owners of the iconic Hotel Chelsea in Manhattan, secured dismissal of a lawsuit by a vocal minority of long-term tenants seeking to halt all renovation of the historic property, modify the Certificate of Occupancy to prohibit the use of the building as a hotel and permanently convert it to solely residential use.

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Kelly A. Frawley and Emily S. Pollock Quoted in O, The Oprah Magazine Article: “The Most Common Reasons for Divorce, According to Marriage Counselors”

Kasowitz Benson Torres matrimonial and family law partners Kelly A. Frawley and Emily S. Pollock are quoted extensively in O, The Oprah Magazine article, “The Most Common Reasons for Divorce, According to Marriage Counselors.”

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Kasowitz Files Lawsuit against Bancorp For Refusing to Honor Market Disruption Clause Triggered By Coronavirus Pandemic in $900 Million Securitization Deal

On Monday, May 25, 2020, Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of investment fund Cascade Funding, LP - Series 6, filed a complaint in the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court, New York County, against The Bancorp Bank, a national bank with $4.4 billion in assets, for breach of a contract under which Cascade was to purchase from Bancorp, for securitization, a pool of $900 million in commercial mortgage loan assets.

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Paul M. “Tad” O’Connor, Christian T. Becker and Jeffrey Ephraim Glatt Co-Author “COVID-19 and the Future of Business Contracts”

Kasowitz Benson Torres partners Paul M. “Tad” O’Connor and Christian T. Becker and associate Jeffrey Ephraim Glatt have co-authored “COVID-19 and the Future of Business Contracts,” published in the New York Law Journal.