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Alan Arkin

New York
(212) 259-7314


New York
United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States Supreme Court


Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Commercial Litigation
Financial Services Litigation
Alternate Dispute Resolution
Trade Secrets
Class Actions
Corporate Governance and Shareholder Litigation
Professional Liability Litigation



Bachelor of Arts from Washington University

J.D. with cum laude from Tulane Law School



Alan Arkin is a partner at CKR Law LLP, with over twenty-one years of litigation experience.

Mr. Arkin represents private equity and hedge funds, financial institutions, corporations, and individuals in a wide range of civil, criminal, and regulatory matters, including commercial, securities, and corporate governance litigation, as well as with respect to internal, criminal, and regulatory investigations. He also has significant experience in alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration before the American Arbitration Association, JAMS, and FINRA.

Additionally, Mr. Arkin represents employers, as well as high-level employees in negotiations and litigation concerning wrongful terminations, compensation disputes, restrictive covenants, and employment discrimination, among others. He routinely counsels financial institutions, private equity and hedge funds, corporations, senior executives, and investment bankers with respect to their separations, entitlements under deferred compensation, co-investment, carried interest, and stock option plans, and non-competition agreements.

Mr. Arkin also has significant experience with respect to private equity, hedge fund, and other business breakups and "divorces." In that regard, he has represented numerous private equity and hedge funds, their founders, and other business owners in negotiations and litigations concerning the breakup of such businesses or with respect to the separation, expulsion, or buyout of a partner/owner.


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