In December, 2012, Arkin Solbakken LLP filed a motion for summary judgment seeking dismissal of over forty causes of action against its clients, including causes of action for alleged tortious interference, breach of contract, fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, and unjust enrichment. On September 24, 2012, the Court entered a Decision and Order granting this motion in its entirety and dismissing all causes of action against Arkin Solbakken LLP’s clients.
Arkin Solbakken LLP recently obtained dismissal of all causes of action against its client arising out of its purported failure to sell collateral at market value and produce various documents. At Arkin Solbkaken LLP’s request, the Court further awarded sanctions on the grounds that the claims at issue were frivolous. On April 11, 2013, the Court entered a Decision and Order granting Arkin Solbakken LLP’s motion to dismiss and awarded costs, disbursements, and sanctions in favor of its client.
Arkin Solbakken LLP recently filed motions to dismiss all causes of action against its clients in a shareholder derivative lawsuit pending in New York State Supreme Court, including causes of action for production of books and records, an accounting, wrongful termination, extortion, conversion, breach of fiduciary duties, fraud, breach of contract, abuse of process, imposition of a constructive trust, and appointment of a receiver. On April 11, 2013, the Court entered a Decision and Order granting Arkin Solbakken LLP’s motions to dismiss and awarding costs and disbursements in favor of its clients.
Stanley S. Arkin was recognized as a Super Lawyer in the 2013 Super Lawyers Magazine. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. This is the eighth year in a row that Arkin received this recognition.
Arkin Solbakken LLP recently obtained summary judgment in favor of its client in a multi-million dollar breach of contract case. In related enforcement proceedings, Arkin Solbakken LLP uncovered an elaborate scheme to dissipate assets to frustrate payment of this judgment leading to a favorable settlement.