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Successful Resolution of New Jersey Omitted Spouse Claim

Elena Portales and Sean M. Lipsky represented a wife whose husband died tragically shortly after their marriage.  The wife’s heartrending circumstances were exacerbated by the fact that her husband did not redo his will after marriage and a sibling of her husband sought to recover all of her husband’s estate assets.  After being retained, our […]

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Lipsky Portales Obtains Summary Judgment In Business Dispute

Elena Portales and Sean M. Lipsky obtained an order from the Superior Court of New Jersey dismissing claims by lenders that the principal of a business engaged in fraud and other improper conduct in procuring a loan on behalf of her business.  The Court, in granting our motion for summary judgment, found there was no […]

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$1.8 Million Judgment In Westchester County Litigation

Sean M. Lipsky and Elena Portales represented a lender against a borrow who asserted a series of defenses arising out of a complicated series of loan transactions.  After three days of trial before the Supreme Court of the State of New York, we obtained a favorable settlement on behalf of the client.  Subsequently, a dispute […]

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Dismissal of Claims on the Eve of Trial by the Commercial Division of Supreme Court of New York

Sean M. Lipsky and Elena Portales defended a New York company from claims that it breached an agreement to sell an investment property.  On the day of trial, the Supreme Court of New York, Kings County, Commercial Part Judge granted Defendant’s inlimine motion to dismiss virtually all of Plaintiff’s evidence regarding damages.  As a result, […]

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Lipsky Portales Secures $2 Million Judgment

Sean M. Lipsky and Elena Portales represented a lender against a guarantor on a commercial mortgage.  Despite the guarantor’s unsubstantiated claims that he paid off the commercial mortgage, we persuaded the trial court to enter summary judgment in favor of the lender at the inception of the litigation.  The guarantor then filed a motion to […]

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Lipsky Portales Successfully Represents Real Estate Investor in New Jersey Membership Dispute

Elena Portales and Sean M. Lipsky procured a very favorable settlement for a minority member in a New Jersey real estate investment company.  At the inception of the litigation, the adverse member filed an emergent motion seeking to install himself as manager and remove our client from this position.  We persuaded the Court to deny […]

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New Appellate Division Grants Jersey Emergent Appeal and Dismisses Slander and Libel Claims Brought Against Municipal Councilman

Elena Portales and Sean M. Lipsky represented municipal councilman in defeating slander and libel claims brought by another municipal councilman arising from statements made during the course of an election campaign.  After the defendant’s motion for summary judgment was denied by the trial court, the New Jersey Appellate Division granted a request for an interlocutory […]

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Lipsky Portales Counsels Two Members of a Professional Limited Liability Company in Removing Member who Engaged in Wrongful Conduct

Sean M. Lipsky and Elena Portales successfully represented two members of a New Jersey limited liability company operating a dental practice (the “Company”) in a dispute involving the other member-dentist (the “Other Party”).  When the Other Party opened a competing practice and engaged in other conduct harmful to the Company, Lipksy Portales removed her as […]

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Orthodontist Compelled to Satisfy Partner’s Claims

In a case before the New York Supreme Court, Sean M. Lipsky successfully represented an orthodontist in a dispute with a former partner.  After the firm convinced the trial court to deny plaintiff’s motion for a temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction and granted the firm’s application for partial summary judgment, the former partner […]

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Lipsky Portales Procures Favorable Settlement For Client from Fortune 500 Affiliate

In a pre-suit matter, Sean M. Lipsky obtained a very favorable settlement for a vendor that provided video games to a Fortune 500 affiliate that sought to terminate the parties’ services agreement as part of its sale of assets to a third-party.  Based on exhaustive negotiations, the firm was able to procure a lump sum […]

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