Partnership Disputes

The Firm has represented plaintiffs and defendants in a number of commercial disputes between and among business partners involving allegations of breaches of contract and fiduciary duties.

Representative Cases:

  • Reyes v. Banco de Chile – Represented a Chilean business in opposition to an emergency application to freeze its bank accounts in New York arising from a Latin American partnership dispute.
  • NYRealty v. IPI Financial Services – Obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a mortgage bank, now a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank, in a case claiming that the bank had breached a partnership agreement with another company regarding online mortgage sales.
  • Brustein v. Alterman – Obtained a favorable settlement on behalf of an orthodontist who alleged that his former partners wrongfully expelled him from his dental practice in violation of their partnership agreement.
  • Sutton v. A.D. Sutton & Sons – Represented the majority directors of a fourth-generation manufacturing company in a partnership dispute with a minority director. The case resulted in an amicable settlement.