Famed litigator David Boies has sold his Manhattan residence at the Sherry-Netherland, an upscale hotel and co-op apartment building near the southeast corner of Central Park, with the property reportedly fetching nearly $6 million more than he paid for it about a decade ago.

David Boies (Photo: Rick Kopstein/ALM)

Not so for Boies’ Sherry-Netherland neighbor, exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui.