A New Jersey appellate court panel ordered the feuding former partners of a now defunct mid-size firm to arbitrate their battle over its breakup, reversing a trial judge who said the multimillion-dollar fight belonged in court. The panel found the arbitration agreement clear enough to take precedence over the litigation because of the public-policy benefits of arbitration.
Tort Claims From New Jersey Law Firm Breakup Must Be Arbitrated
New Jersey Law Journal
December 4, 2001