With around 250 lawyers operating out of 10 offices across the U.S., Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP is a litigation powerhouse with extensive trial experience. Kasowitz’s bread and butter is litigation, with more than 200 of the firm’s lawyers focused on the area. The firm serves myriad industries, including financial services, manufacturing, media & telecommunications, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, real estate and hospitality, and technology.
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Kasowitz is looking for personable types with a passion for litigation to fill its ranks. The firm has a relatively social culture, with attorneys frequently interacting throughout the day and attending regular social functions. Associates rave about firm partners and appreciate their work ethic and collaborative nature—Kasowitz is a firm where associates and partners work closely together. One gripe among associates is the lack of transparency, especially with bonuses and promotion, but there seems to be improvement in this area of late. Compensation is slightly above market, which is a major plus. Associates are pleased with their sophisticated matters and the chance for early responsibility. There is a fair amount of training to be found for first years in Kasowitz University a...
With around 250 lawyers operating out of 10 offices across the U.S., Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP is a litigation powerhouse with extensive trial experience.
Firm with a Mission
Kasowitz launched in 1993 in New York, when Marc Kasowitz, Dan Benson, and Hector Torres decided to develop a litigation shop that would tackle high-stakes matters efficiently and with innovative strategies. The founders’ vision was to create a firm that offered a client-driven approach while also embodying a non-hierarchical, collaborative atmosphere among its lawyers. Today, the firm’s three name partners continue to actively lead the firm in its client matters, diversity initiatives, associate development, and more.
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