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Thank you for visiting our blog.  Cox Padmore Skolnik & Shakarchy LLP is a national and international interdisciplinary law firm.

At Cox Padmore Skolnik & Shakarchy LLP, we represent both plaintiffs and defendants in matters that run the gamut of business, real estate and commercial matters. Our litigators' capabilities include sale of goods or services, business contract disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, real estate disputes, insurance coverage disputes, bankruptcy, representing creditors and defendants in adversary proceedings, federal and state statutory claims, trust disputes, restrictive covenants and unfair competition, letters of credit, business fraud, shareholder rights, landlord-tenant, lender liability, and issues of professional negligence and other business related claims. We handle dual party as well as multi-party complex litigation at all levels of the court system.

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Cox Padmore Skolnik & Shakarchy LLP
630 Third Avenue
19th floor
New York, NY 10017-6705
Phone: (212) 953-6633
Fax: (212) 949-6943

No claim for conversion of loan proceeds
Posted by: Noah Potter
August 15, 2006
Topic: Business Torts

Two decisions from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York say there is no conversion claim for loan proceeds

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Effect of information appearing in a 'wherefore' clause
Posted by: Noah Potter
August 15, 2006
Topic: Contract law - in general

Material appearing only in a recital preceding the contract is not part of the terms of the contract

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Compensating an unemployed witness for testimony under the New York Code of Professional Responsibility
Posted by: Steven Skolnik
June 26, 2006
Topic: Code of Professional Responsibility

Recently a question arose as to whether it is permissible to compensate a witness for her testimony, particularly, where, as in our case, we believe that the prospective witness is not employed. Opinions of the New York State Bar Association say .....

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