The Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2020 Guide has recognized Taft Cleveland co-partner-in-charge and Domestic Relations practice chair Jill Friedman Helfman and Taft Cleveland partner Carl A. Murway as top attorneys in the Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth category. Helfman and Murway earned Band 1 rankings, the highest recognition offered by Chambers.
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Helfman is a well-respected attorney and family advocate focusing her practice on family and divorce law, particularly in high net worth cases. She is certified by The Ohio State Bar Association Family Law Specialty Board as a specialist in the field of Family Law in Ohio and as an arbitrator through the AAML Matrimonial Arbitration Training Institute. A trusted advisor to high-profile clients, her experience ranges from analysis and litigation of complex business valuation issues to property division, support, and difficult custody matters.
Murway represents clients in a variety of family law matters, including dissolution of marriage, divorce, custody, and premarital agreements. Most of his litigation matters are in Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga, Lorain, and Summit Counties in Ohio. His experience includes complex business valuation issues, treatment of qualified and non-qualified retirement plan benefits, analysis of complex executive compensation arrangements, analysis of spousal and child support claims, analysis of marital and separate property claims, and tax considerations involved in the division and disbursement of marital and separate property.
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