Attorney Disqualification

The rough and tumble of business divorce meets attorney ethics in this week’s New York Business Divorce which highlights a pair of decisions by Justices Elizabeth H. Emerson and Timothy S. Driscoll involving the issue of attorney disqualification in judicial dissolution proceedings of closely held businesses.

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There’s been a spate of recent court decisions concerning the authority of one 50% business owner to hire counsel to represent the company adverse to the other 50% owner. This week’s New York Business Divorce looks at two new decisions, one from New York and one from Delaware.

Continue Reading Delaware and New York Courts Agree that 50% LLC Member May Not Hire Lawyer to Represent Company Adverse to Other 50% Member