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Robert Angelillo is on the faculty presenting the Construction Contract Workshop

Robert Angelillo is on the faculty presenting the Construction Contract Workshop on March 23, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza White Plains, 66 Hale Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601.  It will be an interesting and informative day for contractors, engineeers, architects and other construction industry professionals.  Please click here for more details.

Arkin Solbakken LLP recognized in Best Lawyers, Business Edition, 2016

Arkin Solbakken LLP Hires New Attorney

Arkin Solbakken is pleased to announce that Kristen-Elise Brooks has joined the firm as an associate.  Before joining the firm, Ms. Brooks was an associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP where she specialized in all aspects of business-related litigation, including complex commercial, securities-fraud, employment, and contract disputes.  Ms. Brooks also served […]

Arkin Solbakken LLP Brings Suit Against Fund Administration Giant

Arkin Solbakken LLP recently brought suit against fund administration giant SS&C, Inc.   The Complaint, which is publicly available, is attached here.

Arkin Solbakken LLP Successfully Defends ERISA Decision Before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals

On August 30, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit confirmed that putative plaintiff failed to adequately allege that Arkin Solbakken LLP’s client fell within the purview of ERISA’s definition of a fiduciary.  The Court of Appeals further determined that the Complaint failed to articulate facts that would allow for […]

Robert Angelillo has joined the online faculty for CLE provider Lawline

Robert Angelillo has joined the online faculty for CLE provider Lawline and presented his first program, Navigating the Minefield of the New York Lien Law, on July 22, 2016.  Click here for further information about the presentation.

Below are two clips from the presentation:
Intro to Mechanics’ Liens

 
Private Liens

 

Robert C. Angelillo to be CLE Faculty Panelist

Robert C. Angelillo will be joining the faculty panel for the CLE program “Litigating Construction Project Disputes – 201” at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036, on October 17, 2016, 6-9 P.M.

Arkin Solbakken LLP Successfully Defeats TRO Sought Against its Corporate Client

On August 15, 2016, after oral argument in New York Supreme Court, Arkin Solbakken LLP successfully defeated the effort of dissident shareholders of its corporate client to impose a Temporary Restraining Order curtailing the authority of the company’s officers and directors.  In a ruling from the bench, the trial court agreed that a restraining […]

Arkin and Solbakken Named 2016 New York Metro SuperLawyers, Davidian Selected as Rising Star

Stanley S. Arkin and Lisa C. Solbakken were selected to the 2016 New York Metro SuperLawyers list of Super Lawyers magazine.  Deana Davidian was selected as Rising Star.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, with […]

Arkin Solbakken LLP Obtains Summary Judgment In Favor of Investment Bank Client

On June 2, 2016, Arkin Solbakken LLP successfully obtained judgment as a matter of law in favor if its client, a leading investment bank.  In ruling in the bank’s favor, the Court summarily rejected defendants’ claim that the bank failed to perform under the parties’ contract, finding instead that the contract unambiguously required payment.