Breakaway NYC Partners Blast Contempt Threat In Arkin Case

Law360, New York (September 21, 2012, 2:36 PM EDT) -- New York litigator Stanley S. Arkin should be blocked from bringing a "drastic" and "petty" contempt motion in his suit accusing two former colleagues of withholding money from Arkin's dissolving white collar boutique, the two breakaway partners told a judge Wednesday.

Responding to a weeks-long public legal assault from Arkin after his Arkin Kaplan Rice LLP firm melted down over disagreements about what partners should be paid, Howard J. Kaplan and Michelle A. Rice — who have founded a new firm called Kaplan Rice LLP — told Manhattan Supreme...
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