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Top Kasowitz Partner is Joining Kirkland & Ellis

Top Kasowitz Partner is Joining Kirkland & Ellis

After 24 years with Kasowitz Benson Torres, Aaron Marks is parting ways for a global platform. Marks, whose clients have included AMC Networks and luxury fashion brand Coach, will join Kirkland & Ellis next Monday, he told Big Law Business. He joins with fellow Kasowitz partner Joshua Greenblatt, who had been with the firm since

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How Marc Kasowitz’s Law Firm Does Business (Podcast)

  Kasowitz Benson Torres has been representing Donald Trump, in various matters, for more than 15 years. In May, when the firm’s founding partner Marc Kasowitz was chosen to represent the president in the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, the lawyer and firm were thrust into the spotlight. In this episode of the

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Trump’s Go-To Lawyer Kasowitz: A Pit Bull Loyal to the Boss

By Bob Van Voris and Patricia Hurtado, Bloomberg News He’s not a criminal defense lawyer. He’s not attuned to the ways of Washington. And he’s not from a white-shoe law firm. What Marc E. Kasowitz is is a bare-knuckled litigator, a fiercely loyal defender of President Donald Trump and an expert at maneuvering through high-profile

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These Lawyers Made Partner at Kasowitz Benson and Two Other Big Firms

You know what time it is? Well, judging from our inbox this morning… it’s partner promotion time! Loyal readers can probably appreciate how difficult it is to climb the ranks of a large law firm. It requires long hours, personal sacrifices and persistence in the face of rigorous deadlines and demanding managers and clients. So when the time comes

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Bankrupt Firm Can’t Recover Fees From Lawyers

Eight firms which added lawyers from the defunct Howrey LLP won’t have to relinquish the fees earned from work that was started when Howrey was still in business. A federal court in California ruled that the Howrey bankruptcy trustee couldn’t claw back profits from matters that were begun at the firm but wound up elsewhere


Mid-Market Mergers Abound: Dykema Ties Up With Texas Firm

Above: Downtown Dallas, Texas at night. Photo Illustration by skys the limit2 (Flickr/Creative Commons) It seems as though there is a mid-market merger fever. The 330-lawyer Dykema law firm, which has grown its business by expanding in markets outside of its struggling home city of Detroit, is set to combine with Cox Smith of Texas as


Jenner’s Debut in London Will Build Transactions Work

Photo by Stuart (Flickr/ Creative Commons) At a time when many litigation-centric law firms are experiencing a slow-down, Jenner & Block is sending two partners to London to open an office. The move likely represents a bet by Jenner that putting boots on the ground in a key financial hub will help it grow a cross-border transactional practice. Jenner has


Week One: Who We Heard From, And What They Said

Photo by geralt (Pixabay) One week out from the launch of Big Law Business, we’d like to highlight some of our most popular content brought to you over the past seven days by the people who make up our community.   Spotlight Profiles: • H. Rodgin Cohen, Senior Chairman of Sullivan & Cromwell, told us how the

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Wake Up Call: Winston Hires Large Group From Pillsbury

Photo by trophygeek (Flickr/ Creative Commons) Below is a list of law firm news and the most recent developments affecting your peers. • Winston & Strawn has hired a large corporate group from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman in New York, Abu Dhabi and London. The deal has been a long time coming, and sources have recently told us that


Updated: Layoffs Hit Kasowitz Benson

Photo by Keoni Cabral (Flickr/ Creative Commons) New York litigation powerhouse Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman implemented sweeping layoffs including senior lawyers, associates and staff on Tuesday, Big Law Business has learned. Name partner Marc Kasowitz announced the cuts in an email sent to the entire firm on Tuesday. “We will be reducing attorney and