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Christine Montenegro Shortlisted as Litigation “Rising Star” for Euromoney’s 2018 Americas Women in Business Law Awards

Kasowitz Partner Christine Montenegro has been shortlisted, for the second consecutive year, as a 2018 “Rising Star” in Litigation for Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards.

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Darcy L. Jones on Panel Discussing 2018 Intellectual Property Litigation Trends

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Turnarounds & Workouts Names Matthew B. Stein a 2018 “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer”

Matthew B. Stein, a leading bankruptcy and restructuring partner at Kasowitz, has been named a 2018 “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer” by Turnarounds & Workouts, a listing that honors top attorneys under 40 in the restructuring practice area.

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Kasowitz Secures Significant Victory Clarifying New York Damages Jurisprudence in Trade Secret Cases

Kasowitz secured a significant victory on behalf of client Cambridge Security Seals when the New York Court of Appeals rejected plaintiff E.J. Brooks’ novel damages theory for trade secret misappropriation cases measured by a defendant’s “avoided costs.”

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New York Imposes Sweeping New Requirements on Employers Regarding Sexual Harassment

The New York State Legislature and the New York City Council have adopted new legislation prompted by increasing attention to sexual harassment in the workplace.  The changes in law will impact all New York employers and require new practices and policies.

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Kasowitz Coaches Students in Mock Trial Competition

From January until April, Kasowitz attorneys coached a team of students from the Law Institute at John Dewey High School in Brooklyn in their first New York City Mock Trial Tournament, part of the New York State Mock Trial Competition.

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Kasowitz Secures Appellate Victory against Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP secured another victory for its client Age Group when it defeated the appeal brought by Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia that sought dismissal of the action.

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Kasowitz Obtains Award of Asylum for Woman Subjected to Persecution in Côte d’Ivoire

Kasowitz recently obtained an award of asylum from the New York Immigration Court on behalf of a woman who had been subjected to persecution in Côte d’Ivoire on the basis of her ethnicity, religion, and imputed political opinion.  After hearing evidence from the victim concerning her history of persecution and fear of further abuse if she was returned to Côte d’Ivoire, the Immigration Judge granted the client asylum and the government waived any appeal.