34 Cited authorities

  1. Tekni-Plex v. Meyner Landis

    89 N.Y.2d 123 (N.Y. 1996)   Cited 318 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Finding matters "substantially related" where attorneys represented former client "during negotiation of the Merger Agreement," which contained provisions "that are the subject of the arbitration"
  2. Geron ex rel. Estate of Thelen LLP v. Seyfarth Shaw LLP (In re Thelen LLP)

    736 F.3d 213 (2d Cir. 2013)   Cited 186 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
  3. Solow v. Grace Co.

    83 N.Y.2d 303 (N.Y. 1994)   Cited 267 times
    Finding that a large firm should have the ability to rebut any presumption of disqualification
  4. Matter of Cooperman

    83 N.Y.2d 465 (N.Y. 1994)   Cited 187 times
    Holding non-refundable retainers prohibited by Code of Professional Responsibility, applying provisions materially the same as Arizona's
  5. King v. Fox

    2006 N.Y. Slip Op. 4746 (N.Y. 2006)   Cited 119 times
    Finding that even a fee agreement otherwise prohibited as unconscionable may be enforced if the parties entered into it knowingly and intentionally
  6. Denburg v. Parker Chapin

    82 N.Y.2d 375 (N.Y. 1993)   Cited 138 times
    Finding a clause invalid pursuant to DR 2-108
  7. Cohen v. Lord, Day Lord

    75 N.Y.2d 95 (N.Y. 1989)   Cited 103 times
    Holding that a lawyer possesses a private right of action with which he can seek to invalidate a clause that hampers his ability to practice law
  8. Jacob v. Norris, McLaughlin Marcus

    128 N.J. 10 (N.J. 1992)   Cited 80 times
    Finding that agreement among attorneys violated RPC 5.6(c) and its animating public policy, and voiding agreement but imposing no disciplinary repercussions
  9. Gelder Med. Group v. Webber

    41 N.Y.2d 680 (N.Y. 1977)   Cited 122 times
    Upholding five year covenant
  10. Demov, Morris, Levine Shein v. Glantz

    53 N.Y.2d 553 (N.Y. 1981)   Cited 92 times
    Recognizing “unique relationship” between attorney and client as “one of the most sensitive and confidential relationships in our society”
  11. Section 40 - Rules determining rights and duties of partners

    N.Y. Partnership Law § 40   Cited 100 times   2 Legal Analyses

    The rights and duties of the partners in relation to the partnership shall be determined, subject to any agreement between them, by the following rules: 1. Each partner shall be repaid his contributions, whether by way of capital or advances to the partnership property and share equally in the profits and surplus remaining after all liabilities, including those to partners, are satisfied; and except as provided in subdivision (b) of section twenty-six of this chapter, each partner must contribute