This week’s New York Business Divorce tells a cautionary tale of a business partnership between a lawyer and his client turned sour, as revealed in a recent decision by Nassau County Acting Supreme Court Justice Thomas Adams in Matter of Gleich (Iceland, Inc.) where the court dismissed a dissolution petition for lack of standing.

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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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