Boastful Ex-Kasowitz Atty Says Firm Broke Contract

Law360, San Diego (September 27, 2011, 5:42 PM EDT) -- A former Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP associate who was terminated after bragging about his “superior legal mind” in an email to partners has opposed the firm’s bid to dismiss his nearly $78 million suit, arguing Friday that his employer had breached a separation contract, rendering it void.

Gregory Berry alleges in New York court that the law firm violated the agreement by being late with its first severance payment, which was $600 short, by not fully complying with the requirement to pay accrued vacation...
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