Mr Leonard A. Feiwus > 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; Complex Financial Products Litigation; Intellectual Property Litigation; Mass Tort, Toxic Tort and Product Liability Litigation

Career

Leonard A. Feiwus is a seasoned trial lawyer with more than twenty years of experience in complex litigation. His broad practice focuses on business and commercial disputes of all kinds and a spectrum of highly specialized subject areas, including fraud and civil racketeering (RICO), antitrust, breach of contract and business torts, securities and financial instruments, mass torts, products liability and class actions, corporate governance and intellectual property. Len is experienced in all aspects of litigation, including as the first chair in significant jury trials. Len has successfully appeared and argued before state and federal trial and appellate courts around the country. Over the past fifteen years at Kasowitz, he has represented clients in more than a dozen jury trials, and in the management and strategy of products liability, RICO, antitrust and other matters.

Mr. Feiwus received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. He has written and is a frequent lecturer on trial practice, complex trial litigation, mass torts and related topics.

Memberships

New Jersey; New York; Florida; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

Education

Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1993); Jewish Theological Seminary (M.A., 1991); Columbia University (B.A., cum laude, 1989)

Leisure

Chairman of the Products Liability Committee at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (2016-present); Secretary and Member of the Special Commission on Campaign Finance Reform at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (1998-2000); Executive Member of the Board of Directors and Counsel for the Jeffrey W. Berger Research Scholarship Fund, a small 501(c)(3) non-profit charity that supports medical and scientific research for the study of macular degeneration and ophthalmology (2003-present); Member, American Bar Association; Judge at the Annual Yale Invitational Mock Trial Tournament; and Annual Cardozo BMI Moot Court Competition