Benefits

Lawyers

Kasowitz provides highly competitive and comprehensive benefits to our associates.

  • Associates are allowed four weeks of vacation per year with personal and sick days, as needed.
  • Our benefits include a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement savings plan, and medical (including same-sex domestic partner coverage), dental, vision, life and accidental death, and disability insurance.
  • Other benefits offered include private banking services, a high deductible health plan with a pre-funded health savings account, flexible spending plans (healthcare and childcare), discounted health club memberships and a pre-tax transportation plan.
  • Supplemental (voluntary) benefits offered include life insurance, accidental insurance, critical illness insurance and short term disability.

Professional Staff

Kasowitz provides highly competitive and comprehensive benefits to our professional staff.

  • Full-time professional staff are eligible to participate in the firm's paid time off (PTO) benefit program.  The PTO program is inclusive of vacation, personal and sick days.
  • Our benefits include a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement savings plan with an annual employer profit sharing contribution, and medical (including same-sex domestic partner coverage), dental, vision, life and accidental death, and disability insurance.
  • Other benefits offered include private banking services, a high deductible health plan with a pre-funded health savings account, flexible spending plans (healthcare and childcare), discounted health club memberships and a pre-tax transportation plan.
  • Supplemental (voluntary) benefits offered include life insurance, accidental insurance, critical illness insurance and short term disability.

Wellbeing

We believe that the health and wellbeing of our lawyers and professional staff are crucial for the success of our firm.  We are committed to an overarching wellness program that enables our employees to enjoy a productive work-life balance.  Among other initiatives, Kasowitz participates in the following initiatives, available to all of our employees in all offices.

  • Work/Life Assistance Program.  We offer our employees a confidential work/life assistance program through CCA.  CCA is a leading provider of Employee Assistance Programs, and is a resource to aid our employees in managing their lives more effectively and improving their overall wellbeing.  CCA provides assistance for employees and family members in the areas of emotional wellbeing, child and adult care, and daily living, including legal and financial assistance.  The program is free for our employees.  Learn more about CCA.
  • Emergency Child and Elder Care.  We provide access to emergency back-up child and elder care through Bright Horizon which has numerous convenient locations throughout each city in which we operate, at no cost to our employees.  Learn more about Bright Horizons.
  • Educational Courses.  We hold educational courses for our employees on various aspects of health and wellbeing, on topics including ethics and mindfulness, and combating substance abuse and other addictive behaviors.
  • Student Loan and Debt Assistance.  We partner with CommonBond, which provides student loan and other debt refinancing benefits and advice to our employees and their families.  Learn more about CommonBond.
  • Retirement Savings Wellness Days.  Voya Financial, along with Morning Star Advisors, regularly conducts educational meetings at the firm, and also offers one-on-one counseling sessions, providing employees with financial planning guidance.  Learn more about Voya Financial.
  • Health Resources.  In collaboration with United Healthcare, our medical insurance provider, we provide our employees with direct access to health resources and programs, including:
    • UnitedHealthcare’s Rally program, which offers employees the opportunity to work with a coach to design a health plan to lose weight, stop smoking and/or reduce stress.  Through this program, employees are able to earn rewards as they achieve healthy goals in eating and feeling better.  Learn more about the Rally program.
    • Complimentary access to Care24 to consult with to a nurse or a counselor at any time about medical or mental health concerns.
    • On-site nutritional cooking classes.