Arkin Says Partners Diverted Billing Docs Amid Dissolution

Law360, New York (September 5, 2012, 3:31 PM EDT) -- Upping the ante in a New York City lawyers donnybrook, Stanley S. Arkin and Lisa C. Solbakken on Tuesday accused their two former Arkin Kaplan Rice LLP partners of deleting billing records from the dissolving white collar and litigation boutique's books to fund their breakaway practice.

Defendants Howard J. Kaplan and Michelle A. Rice, who founded a new firm called Kaplan Rice LLP after the four lawyers failed to agree on compensation in the spring, turned to the clandestine tactics as they were still working for...
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