Leland Solon's practice consists of a variety of civil litigation, involving breach of contract, real estate broker's commissions, attorney malpractice, internal corporate and limited liability company disputes, buy-outs, and dissolutions, fiduciary liability, matrimonial, Surrogate's Court matters, settlement drafting and appellate practice.
Prior to joining the firm, Leland worked as an intern at the Huntington Town Attorney's office. In law school, Leland also interned for the Honorable Jeffrey Arlen Spinner, Supreme Court Justice, Suffolk County.
2014: Won summary judgment in the Appellate Division, First Department, on client's breach of fiduciary duty claim against business partner involving more than one-million dollars in damages.
2012: Suit in federal court for misappropriation of client's money by business partners, culminating in six-figure settlement that represented 100% of our client's damages.
2012: Assisted a client in obtaining an accounting and buy-out of his LLC membership interests, without bringing a lawsuit.
2012: Won a motion for summary judgment on behalf of client real estate broker, establishing real estate broker's prima facie entitlement to its full broker's commission for work in securing a multi-million dollar lease.
2011: Corporate dissolution suit on behalf of minority owner of small business, resulting inclient being bought out for mid-six figures.
2011: Along with lead trial counsel Gary Weintraub, secured a jury verdict in Nassau County Supreme Court completely exonerating client from any responsibility in lawsuit alleging multi-million dollar damages caused by alleged attorney malpractice.