Law Firm Can't Escape Dispute Over Wall St. Lease

Law360, New York (May 11, 2012, 5:50 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge on Friday refused to toss a suit seeking $1.1 million in unpaid rent for a Wall Street office from now-dissolved law firm Gibson & Behman PC.

Judge Donna M. Mills denied co-defendant Behman Hambelton LLP's motion to dismiss the suit, saying that at this stage in the case, she had to accept plaintiff CRP/Capstone 14W Property Owner LLC's allegations that the two firms have the same corporate purpose and changed names mainly to avoid liability under the lease at issue....
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