14 Cited authorities

  1. Matter of Priest v. Hennessy

    51 N.Y.2d 62 (N.Y. 1980)   Cited 334 times
    Holding that no attorney-client relationship had been shown to exist between attorneys and third parties who had paid for the representation of certain of the attorneys' clients
  2. 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
  3. People v. Gomberg

    38 N.Y.2d 307 (N.Y. 1975)   Cited 268 times   1 Legal Analyses
    In Gomberg we required only that the court be "satisfied" that the waiver was informed (38 NY2d at 313); the actual task of informing the defendant as to the conflict, we indicated, was the ethical and representational obligation of counsel (id. at 314).
  4. Greene v. Greene

    47 N.Y.2d 447 (N.Y. 1979)   Cited 207 times
    Disqualifying law firm that had a "direct and substantial stake in the outcome of the litigation"
  5. Cardinale v. Golinello

    43 N.Y.2d 288 (N.Y. 1977)   Cited 213 times
    Affirming disqualification of small firm characterized by cross current of discussion and ideas among all attorneys on all matters, and all firm files were open and available to all lawyers
  6. GSI Commerce Solutions, Inc. v. BabyCenter, L.L.C.

    618 F.3d 204 (2d Cir. 2010)   Cited 62 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Finding that client and client's corporate affiliate were so interrelated such that "representation adverse to a client's corporate affiliate implicate[d] the duty of loyalty owed to the client"
  7. Matter of Kelly

    23 N.Y.2d 368 (N.Y. 1968)   Cited 140 times
    Upholding sanctions against members of two-partner law firm, where partners represented claimants against insurance carrier, though one of the partners worked as "outside adjuster" for that same carrier
  8. Callahan v. Callahan

    514 N.Y.S.2d 819 (N.Y. App. Div. 1987)   Cited 45 times
    Explaining that a fraud claim may be based on the allegation that a fiduciary concealed material facts
  9. Aoki v. Aoki

    985 N.Y.S.2d 523 (N.Y. App. Div. 2014)   Cited 6 times

    2014-05-13 In re Kevin AOKI, et al., Petitioners, v. Echo AOKI, et al., Respondents, Devon Aoki, et al., Respondents–Appellants, Keiko Ono Aoki, Respondent–Respondent. Pryor Cashman LLP, New York (David C. Rose of counsel), for appellants. Rosenberg Feldman Smith, LLP, New York (Richard B. Feldman of counsel), for Keiko Ono Aoki, respondent. SWEENY Pryor Cashman LLP, New York (David C. Rose of counsel), for appellants. Rosenberg Feldman Smith, LLP, New York (Richard B. Feldman of counsel), for Keiko

  10. Gardine v. Cottey

    360 Mo. 681 (Mo. 1950)   Cited 88 times
    In Gardine v. Cottey, 360 Mo. 681, 230 S.W.2d 731 (1950) (en banc), the wife was allowed to subsequently attack the property settlement agreement on the basis it was procured, inter alia, by fraud and misrepresentation.