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May 24, 2004

The Financial End of the Affair

Television and movies aside, the No. 1 tool of the divorce lawyer's trade is not the private eye returning to the tryst site at dawn to watch the errant spouse sneak home or snapping the fuzzy photo from afar to capture a moment of stolen intimacy. Nor does every divorce lawyer wield the instincts of a therapist and a ready supply of tissues. Today the key legal expertise needed in many divorces is a sophisticated understanding of business issues and law.

The valuation, separation, and allocation of business interests is a confounding maze of finanial gymnastics, deal documents, and interlocking future arrangements. Insert those difficulties into the world of marital breakdown, often awash in ill will, and "the deal" can be very hard to complete. Over the last 20 years, here's where the business litigator who knows divorce law, or the divorce lawyer who knows business, has become increasingly conspicuous.

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March 18, 2019

Law360 Features Insurance Appeal Filed in Eighth Circuit by Paley Rothman Attorneys

On March 13, 2019, Paley Rothman attorneys Robert Shulman, Patricia Weaver, and Jessica Summers and PPGMR attorneys Julie Greathouse, Kim Logue, and Molly Shephard were featured in Law360 upon the filing of an opening brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on behalf of client Murphy Oil Corp.

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DC Employers Must Comply with New Paid Leave Tax

Private employers in the District of Columbia are now required to pay a wage tax to cover paid family and medical leave for employees.

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