Marc Kasowitz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
 | 1633 Broadway, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10019-6799
Phone: 212-506-1710
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Securities Litigation (30%),
  • Antitrust Litigation (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts (0%),
  • General Litigation (0%)
Attorney Profile

Marc E. Kasowitz is the founding and managing partner at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP in New York, New York. An experienced litigator, Mr. Kasowitz represents clients in New York and nationwide in matters involving commercial law, securities and general litigation.

Mr. Kasowitz has experience with a variety of business-related legal issues, including antitrust actions, breach of contract claims, and mass tort and product liability lawsuits. He has litigated and conducted internal investigations on behalf of boards of directors and management committees, as well as other types of clients.

Recognized for his experience and knowledge, Mr. Kasowitz has also provided testimony before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary. He has also served as a panelist at a conference on litigation and trial strategies.

Mr. Kasowitz was educated at Yale University and Cornell Law School. He has been admitted to practice in all New York state courts since 1978, and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Eastern districts of New York, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 7th and 10th circuits.

Media outlets such as CNBC and Bloomberg Business have recognized Mr. Kasowitz as one of the nation's most distinguished trial attorneys. He has been featured in publications such as The American Lawyer and Chambers USA. Legal news service Law360 labeled him a "securities MVP" and called him one of the nation's "most innovative managing partners."

An active participant in professional organizations, Mr. Kasowitz is a member of the advisory committee of the New York Supreme Court's Commercial Division and serves on the board of directors for New York's Legal Aid Society.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (50%)

Securities Litigation (30%)

Antitrust Litigation (20%)

Class Action/Mass Torts (0%)

General Litigation (0%): Litigation

Focus Areas

General Litigation: Litigation


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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017

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About Marc Kasowitz

Admitted: 1978, New York

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Honors and Awards:

  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • The Legal 500
  • Benchmark ("a unique, zealous, and exceptionally skilled advocate")
  • Lawdragon 500 ("the cream of the crop")
  • Recognized as one of the nation's top litigators by publications including Chambers USA
  • Recognized by Benchmark Litigation as one of the country's top 100 trial lawyers
  • Editor, Cornell Law Review, Cornell Law School

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of the Board of Directors, New York Legal Aid Society
  • Member of the Advisory Committee, New York Supreme Court - Civil - Commercial Division
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1979
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1979
  • New York, 1978

Educational Background:

  • Yale University (B.A., cum laude), 1974
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Office Location for Marc Kasowitz

1633 Broadway
19th Floor
New York, NY 10019-6799

Phone: 212-506-1710


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Last Updated: 3/30/2017

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