Attorneys in Gates divorce additionally labored on Bezos cut up

Attorneys in Gates divorce also worked on Bezos split

Two of the attorneys on reverse sides of the Bill and Melinda Gates divorce case additionally represented the opposing sides within the 2019 divorce of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife MacKenzie Scott.
Ted Billbe, one of many lead attorneys for Bill Gates on this case, represented Scott in her divorce from Bezos.
Sherri Anderson, who’s on the staff representing Melinda Gates, beforehand represented Bezos.

But that is not all these two divorces have in frequent: The {dollars} at stake in each settlements are staggering.

Bill Gates is ranked the world’s fourth richest individual by Forbes with an estimated web value of $130 billion. Bezos, regardless of the hit his fortune took from his divorce settlement, is again on prime of the record with an estimated value of $194 billion. MacKenzie Scott, in the meantime, is now ranked 21st with a web value of $59 billion.

The two attorneys additionally seem to make use of the identical workplace deal with in Bellevue, Washington, in accordance with their their internet sites, although the websites don’t record them as companions or point out every others’ identify. Court paperwork additionally record a special deal with for Billbe.

Anderson’s site says that she focuses on advanced divorces in Kings County, Washington, the place Seattle and lots of of its suburbs are situated, with an emphasis on instances involving substantial estates, inventory choices, enterprise valuations, worldwide or multi-state belongings, amongst different issues.

Billbe’s website says “we often work in high asset cases,” and “cases with substantial family wealth,” in addition to these “involving business executives which present complicated compensation and deferred compensation issues.”

Both Anderson and Billbe additionally have been listed as audio system at a Washington State household legislation convention final month. Anderson spoke about pre- and post-nuptial and group property agreements. Billbe spoke on finest practices in unwinding long-term relationships.

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