Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Alan Fertel has been nominated in Super Lawyers since 2006 and heads both our Sports & Entertainment Law group as well as our Family Law group.
This is Roger Slade's second year in a row being selected by Super Lawyers and is head of our Commercial litigation and Appellate practice groups.
Kristen Van der Linde has been recognized by Super Lawyers since 2010 and is head of our Automobile Liability, Global Settlements and Mass tort litigation Groups.
Roger Slade, Partner and Head of the Firm's Commercial Litigation Practice Group writes:
Imagine that you are sitting at the Thanksgiving dinner table with your family—aunts, uncles, cousins, and distant relatives from out of town. Someone at the table cavalierly asks: “who do to plan to vote for in the next election?” World war III breaks out while the family members debate whether Obama or Romney is right for the county.
Now imagine that these same people are shareholders and employees in your family business. If these people cannot agree among two candidates about whom to vote for, how they will be able to agree about the joint management of their financial affairs? The answer is – only with great difficulty. This is one reason why so many family businesses, and so many families, end up in costly litigation.
Here are some observations, from someone who has litigated many intra-family disputes, about what might have been done to avoid a nasty and expensive lawsuit.
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