Attys Who Left AKR Aren't Liable For Rent, Judge Says

Law360, New York (June 10, 2013, 8:24 PM EDT) -- Two attorneys who left Arkin Kaplan Rice LLP in 2012 are not liable for ongoing rent at the dissolving firm's premises, a New York City trial judge ruled Thursday, four months after telling attorneys battling over the firm's breakup the proper course was the orderly distribution of remaining common assets.

Plaintiffs Stanley Arkin and Lisa Solbakken, who sued former colleagues Howard Kaplan and Michelle Rice after they left to form their own firm — Kaplan Rice LLP — lost a bid to hold Kaplan and Rice...
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