Lowey Dannenberg Cohen & Hart, P.C. Announces Lateral Hiring of Lee J. Lefkowitz as Associate
Barbara J. Hart, President and CEO of Lowey Dannenberg Cohen & Hart, P.C. ("Lowey Dannenberg"), a law firm specializing in complex litigation, today announced the addition of Lee J. Lefkowitz as an associate.
White Plains, New York, October 26, 2015 (Newswire.com) - Mr. Lefkowitz is a graduate of Binghamton University (cum laude) and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (cum laude). Mr. Lefkowitz has prior experience at two national law firms focusing in the areas of finance litigation and attorney malpractice, on both the plaintiff and defense sides. He is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Washington, D.C., and is a member of the bars of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey.
Ms. Hart said: “I am very pleased Lee decided to join our growing team of talented litigators. His experience will unquestionably add even more breadth to the already renowned representation we provide to our clients, from Fortune 100 companies to individuals and small businesses. We have always focused on using a client-driven approach to bring about significant development in the law, and we expect Lee will be a big part of the continuation of that reputation.”
Founded in 1969, Lowey Dannenberg has, since its beginning, represented clients in litigation to recover investment losses from securities and commodities. Since 1998, the firm has been a leader in prosecuting health insurers’ claims to recover overpayments for prescription drugs and reimbursement from mass tort settlements. The firm’s reputation in complex litigation has been recognized by federal courts for decades, most recently in its appointments to class action leadership roles in Laydon v. Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (S.D.N.Y.), representing investors prosecuting claims that Yen-LIBOR and Euroyen-TIBOR rates were illegally manipulated by some of the largest financial institutions in the world; in In Re: London Silver Fixing, Ltd. Antitrust Litigation (S.D.N.Y.), where the firm is prosecuting claims of worldwide price fixing of silver-based commodities; and in In re CHS Securities Litigation (M.D. Tenn.), where the firm represents shareholders prosecuting claims of securities fraud.