Mr Paul Burgo > Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
1633 BROADWAY
NEW YORK, NY 10019
United States
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Work Department

Partner

Position

Commercial Litigation; Intellectual Property Litigation; Plaintiffs’ Litigation; Securities Litigation

Career

Paul J. Burgo represents individuals, private equity funds, hedge funds, financial institutions and other corporations both as plaintiffs and defendants.  He has successfully advocated for clients in disputes involving commercial law, finance, corporate governance, securities law, real estate, intellectual property, governmental investigations, telecommunications and bankruptcy law.

Paul has been recognized by The Legal 500 and as a Rising Star in New York Super Lawyers and was named Empire State Counsel for his pro bono work. 

Memberships

New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Education

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D., 2005); University of Rochester (B.A., 2001)

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.