Ms Jennifer S. Recine > Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10019
United States

Work Department



Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Securities Litigation


Jennifer S. Recine, Co-Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Litigation practice, is a first-chair trial lawyer with extensive experience handling complex real estate disputes, civil RICO and other securities actions, professional malpractice, tax and other high-stake matters.  She regularly represents private corporations and partnerships, publicly traded companies, political bodies, state and municipal governments and high-net-worth individuals.

Jennifer is recognized as a leading real estate litigator by Chambers USA, with clients noting that Jennifer is “a force to be reckoned with” and “a very commercial lawyer.” In the real estate sector, Jennifer advises clients on commercial real estate, land use and environmental disputes involving the investment, development, construction and sale of billions of dollars in real estate assets and infrastructure projects.

Jennifer’s securities experience includes representing activist investors, class action defense and defending against short-selling attacks on publicly traded companies on civil RICO and other grounds.

In addition, Jennifer has successfully litigated and arbitrated complex commercial matters and sensitive tax disputes on behalf of numerous clients.

Jennifer has been included on Crain’s New York’s list of Notable Women in Law and Lawdragon’s list of 500 Leading Lawyers in America.  Benchmark Litigation recognizes Jennifer as a Litigation Star and as one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation.  She has been named a Litigation Trailblazer by the National Law Journal, a Woman to Watch by Diversity Journal, and one of Bisnow’s Female Power Players.


New York


Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 2003); University of Vermont (B.A., 1997)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > General commercial disputes

Plaintiffs and defendants alike choose the New York-based team of Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP to represent them in commercial disputes. Asset managers, hedge funds and private equity houses as well as institutions active in the real estate sector are providing a regular workload for the group. Practice head Marc Kasowitz successfully represented MBIA in a put-back action against Credit Suisse amounting to $600m in damages. Sheron Korpus has more than 25 years of experience, and Jennifer Recine is considered to be ‘smart, determined and effective.’ Paul Burgo  is well versed in corporate governance, commercial and securities law.