Judge Won't Boot Kaye Scholer From NY Property Dispute

Law360, New York (December 12, 2011, 6:36 PM EST) -- A New York state judge refused Monday to disqualify Kaye Scholer LLP from representing building manager Derfner Management Inc. in a dispute over whether the owners of 10 New York-area buildings could terminate Derfner's management agreement.

Derfner and Lenhill Realty Co., which owns one of the buildings at issue, and related building owners are controlled by interconnected boards of directors and family companies. Derfner was created to manage 10 New York-area properties owned by the Derfner and Seplow families.

Derfner has previously sued to prevent the...
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