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February 21, 2020

Arkin Solbakken LLP Obtains Dismissal of Claims Seeking Billions of Dollars From a Prominent Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

On December 18, 2019, the Supreme Court of the State of New York dismissed all of Plaintiffs’ claims in the action styled Guo Wengui, et al. v. Sam Nunberg, et al., Index No. 162069/2018 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. N.Y. Cnty.), seeking billions of dollars from Arkin Solbakken LLP client Dr. Bruno Wu, a prominent entrepreneur and philanthropist.  The Court’s order was issued as a result of Dr. Wu’s motion to dismiss Plaintiffs’ Complaint, which argued, among other things, that the act of state doctrine barred all of Plaintiffs’ non-defamation claims, that the Court lacked jurisdiction over Dr. Wu with respect to […]
July 15, 2018

Apollo Global Management LLC Sued for Unfair Competition 

On July 12, 2018, Arkin Solbakken LLP filed a law suit against Apollo Global Management LLC, Leon Black, and others on behalf of its client, Caldera.  The Complaint, which is publicly available, may be accessed here.
June 14, 2018

Robert C. Angelillo to be Chairman of the Construction Law Committee

The Firm is proud to announce that Robert C. Angelillo has been selected as the next Chairman of the Construction Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association.
March 23, 2018

Arkin Solbakken LLP Obtains Voluntary Dismissal of All Claims Against Client

On March 21, 2018, Plaintiffs in the action styled Guo Wengui, et al. v. Zheng Wu a/k/a Bruno Wu,  18-cv-00845 (E.D.N.Y. 2018) filed a Notice of Voluntary Dismissal in connection with all claims brought against Arkin Solbakken LLP client Bruno Wu.  This filing followed Mr. Wu’s motion to dismiss Plaintiffs’ Complaint, which argued, inter alia, that no federal jurisdiction existed over the subject matter of the parties’ dispute, and that Plaintiffs’ claims were otherwise barred by the state action doctrine.
November 9, 2017

Robert C. Angelillo is the program chair for a CLE seminar at the New York City Bar Association

Robert C. Angelillo is the program chair for a CLE seminar at the New York City Bar Association entitled Litigating Construction Project Disputes – 201 on November 15, 2017, 6-9 p.m.  Click here for more details.
November 3, 2017

Robert Angelillo comments in the New York Post in connection with representation of news outlet in defamation lawsuit.

On November 1, 2017, Robert C. Angelillo commented in the New York Post in connection with Arkin Solbakken LLP’s representation of a client in a defamation lawsuit against a high-profile billionaire.  The full article can be viewed here.