Davis Polk To Stay In Offices While $63M Rent Row Resolved

Law360, New York (June 13, 2012, 3:16 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked the landlord of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP's midtown Manhattan offices from taking any action against the firm while they resolve a $63 million rent dispute, which the judge said a single arbitrator will decide.

Judge Shirley Werner Kornreich stayed the effect of a termination notice that the landlord, Lexington Operating Partners LLC, sent to Davis Polk on June 6 for alleged nonpayment, which will keep the firm in its offices at 450 Lexington Ave. while the...
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