23 Cited authorities

  1. Geron ex rel. Estate of Thelen LLP v. Seyfarth Shaw LLP (In re Thelen LLP)

    736 F.3d 213 (2d Cir. 2013)   Cited 192 times
    Holding that partnership's status as a registered California entity did not alter conclusion that New York law should apply to fraudulent transfer claims
  2. Santalucia v. Sebright Transp., Inc.

    232 F.3d 293 (2d Cir. 2000)   Cited 82 times
    Finding waiver when adjudicating fee dispute after the settlement of an underlying suit
  3. Ederer v. Gursky

    2007 N.Y. Slip Op. 9960 (N.Y. 2007)   Cited 38 times
    Noting that New York's limited liability partnership legislation "eliminated the vicarious liability of a general partner"
  4. Beckman v. Farmer

    579 A.2d 618 (D.C. 1990)   Cited 68 times
    Holding that “pending contingent fee cases are partnership property and, therefore, assets subject to distribution on dissolution”
  5. Palladino v. CNY Centro, Inc.

    12 N.E.3d 436 (N.Y. 2014)   Cited 18 times
    In Paltadino v CNY Centro, Inc., 23 NY3d 140, 989 NYS2d 438 [2014], a case in which a union member sought damages from his union for breach of the duty of fair representation, the Court of Appeals directly addressed criticism of the Martin rule and declined to overrule its precedent (see also Lahendro v New York State United Teachers Assn., 88 AD3d 1142, 931 NYS2d 724 [3d Dept 2011 ]; Walsh v Torres-Lynch, 266 AD2d 817, 697 NYS2d 434 [4th Dept 1999]).
  6. Ruby v. Abington Memorial Hosp.

    50 A.3d 128 (Pa. Super. Ct. 2012)   Cited 13 times
    Holding that "[i]n Pennsylvania, the quasi-contractual doctrine of unjust enrichment (quantum meruit ) does not apply when a written agreement or express contract exists between the parties"
  7. Shandell v. Katz

    217 A.D.2d 472 (N.Y. App. Div. 1995)   Cited 29 times
    In Shandell, for example, the plaintiff had voluntarily withdrawn from a law partnership, taking with him 14 contingent fee cases, and eventually recovering $1.6 million.
  8. Geron v. Seyfarth Shaw LLP

    2013 N.Y. Slip Op. 93845 (N.Y. 2013)   Cited 8 times

    2013-12-12 In re THELEN LLP. Yann Geron, as Chapter 7 Trustee of the Estate of Thelen LLP, Appellant, v. Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Respondent. See736 F.3d 213. Certification of questions by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, pursuant to section 500.27 of this Court's Rules of Practice, accepted and the issues presented are to be considered after briefing and argument. Chief Judge LIPPMAN and Judges GRAFFEO, READ, SMITH, PIGOTT, RIVERA and ABDUS–SALAAM concur.

  9. Kirsch v. Leventhal

    181 A.D.2d 222 (N.Y. App. Div. 1992)   Cited 25 times
    Rejecting Aurnou
  10. Heller Ehrman LLP v. Jones Day (In re Heller Ehrman LLP)

    Bankruptcy Case No. 08-32514DM (Bankr. N.D. Cal. Jan. 28, 2014)   Cited 3 times

    Bankruptcy Case No. 08-32514DM Adversary Proceeding No. 10-3221DM 01-28-2014 In re HELLER EHRMAN LLP, Debtor. HELLER EHRMAN LLP, Plaintiff, v. JONES DAY, Defendant. DENNIS MONTALI __________ U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Chapter 11 MEMORANDUM DECISION ON MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT ON THE VALUE OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS TO BE RECOVERED I. INTRODUCTION On November 6, 2013, the court heard oral argument on four motions filed by Heller Ehrman LLP ("Heller"), by and through Michael