Schlissel v. Subramanian

The attorney who prepares a shareholders’ agreement without documenting exactly whom the attorney does and doesn’t represent, and without appropriate disclosure of conflicts when representing multiple shareholders with divergent interests, is asking for trouble, at least, that’s the lesson to be drawn from a recent decision by Justice Carolyn Demarest in Schlissel v. Subramanian, featured in this week’s New York Business Divorce.

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