Ex-AKR Atty Can't Give Docs To Co-Plaintiffs

Law360, New York (June 13, 2013, 6:41 PM EDT) -- A New York appeals court ruled Thursday that a former Arkin Kaplan Rice LLP attorney could not show communications between herself, two former colleagues and their counsel at Ciampi LLC to her co-plaintiffs in a contentious suit between the former principals of the now-disbanded law firm.

A four-judge panel upheld a lower court's decision from January that gave the communications at issue to a judicial hearing officer for review in chambers, a decision that was actually appealed by the defendants, Howard Kaplan and Michelle Rice. The...
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