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SALT Pet of the Month: Stop and Smell the Daisy
Posted on 31 Aug 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Meet Daisy, an adorable beagle who belongs to SALT Associate Justin Brown. Justin had always wanted a dog but was worried he never enough time to properly care for one. Working from home during the pandemic, Justin decided it was the right time to adopt... Read More

SALT Pet of the Month: A Burrito with all the fixings!
Posted on 29 Jul 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Meet Burrito! This adorable pup belongs to Kelly Moriarty, Product Manager at Stripe. Almost eight years old, Burrito is a mixed-breed pup with all the fixings. Some of those ingredients include chicken, veggies, rice, black beans, guac, sour cream and... Read More

SALT Pet of the Month: Olive
Posted on 30 Jun 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Meet the newest member of our Eversheds Sutherland SALT Team, Olive, a French bulldog adopted by Partner Michele Borens less than two weeks ago. This Quarantine Frenchie pup is still only about 10 weeks old, but she is already starting to make her presence... Read More

SALT Pet of the Month: Alice & Cooper
Posted on 29 May 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Meet Alice and Cooper, two “Cajun” cats owned by Justin Stone, Amazon’s new Senior Manager of State and Local Tax. Earlier this month, Justin joined Amazon, coming from our very own SALT team at Eversheds Sutherland. Justin adopted Alice and Cooper... Read More

SALT Pet of the Month: A Rae of Sunshine during Quarantine
Posted on 30 Apr 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

As we continue to follow through on stay-at-home orders, Eversheds Sutherland Associate Lexi Louderback has found a new Rae of sunshine to help keep her occupied. Meet Rae, a 10-week old, golden doodle puppy. Rae was born right before the stay-at-home... Read More

SALT Pet of the Month: Marlowe Rothschild
Posted on 31 Mar 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Our newest SALT associate, Annie Rothschild , might have had to start her new job working from home, but she does get a pretty great office-mate to work alongside with because of it. Meet Marlowe, a 1.5 year-old Goldendoodle. While she’s forced to work... Read More

SALT Pets Working from Home: Duke and Oscar Working Together
Posted on 24 Mar 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

To submit your pet for our SALT Pets Working from Home series, send us a photo of your pet working from home on Twitter using #SALTPets or email  saltonline@eversheds-sutherland.com . Oscar and Duke had a lot to review so they lobbied to join their... Read More

SALT Pets Working from Home: Whiskey the Intern
Posted on 19 Mar 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

To submit your pet for our SALT Pets Working from Home series, send us a photo of your pet working from home on Twitter using #SALTPets or email saltonline@eversheds-sutherland.com . Meet Whiskey, a six-and-a-half-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel... Read More

SALT Pets Working from Home: Lincoln
Posted on 18 Mar 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

To submit your pet for our SALT Pets Working from Home series, send us a photo of your pet working from home on Twitter using #SALTPets or email saltonline@eversheds-sutherland.com . Lincoln is a three-month-old Bernedoodle, Bernese Mountain Dog &... Read More

SALT Pets Working from Home: Penny Lane
Posted on 16 Mar 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

To submit your pet for our SALT Pets Working from Home series, send us a photo of your pet working from home on Twitter using #SALTPets or email saltonline@eversheds-sutherland.com . This is Penny Lane. Penny is a five-month-old Shichon (Shih Tzu and... Read More

Submit Your Photos: SALT Pets Working From Home
Posted on 13 Mar 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

We understand that many companies are taking significant steps to combat COVID-19, including asking employees to work remotely from their homes. Working from home has advantages and disadvantages, but there is one significant perk that is undeniably... Read More

SALT Pet of the Month: I Love Lucy…How About You?!
Posted on 28 Feb 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Valentine’s Day might have come and gone, but there’s still plenty of love to go around, and we just love Lucy, the adorable dog that belongs to Olga Tsipursky, Senior Manager of International Tax at Amazon. However, Lucy is still looking for her own... Read More

SALT Pet of the Month: Bo Thai or Thai Bo?
Posted on 31 Jan 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Former Tax Executives Institute (TEI) President Neil Traubenberg and his wife Joan recently added a new member to their family, Bo, a one-year-old Whoodle (Wheaton Terrier/Poodle mix). When their daughter Lauren was looking for a new dog, they brought... Read More

Pomp and Circumstance: Ruby is the Professor’s Pet
Posted on 31 Dec 2019 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Meet Ruby, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel mix, who eight years ago became a pupil of Richard Pomp, the Alva P. Loiselle Professor of Law at UConn School of Law. While Ruby is very much the teacher’s pet, enjoying anything that gives her extra class time... Read More

SALT Pet of the Month: A Holiday Biscuit
Posted on 26 Nov 2019 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Most kids leave cookies or biscuits for Santa, but for Beth Anne Stanford’s kids, Santa was the one who left Biscuit. Of course, we are talking about this adorable Goldendoodle, who was appropriately named for his light, fluffy and irresistible qualities... Read More

  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Benson

    Meet Benson, the handsome three-year-old chocolate lab belonging to Stephen DiGennaro, Sutherland’s Marketing Technology Manager and one of the creators of the Sutherland SALT Shaker app. Named after Law & Order SVU ’s Detective Olivia Benson, this sweet boy has been a member of the...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Hades

    Meet Hades, the mischievous Husky-Corgi mix belonging to Sutherland SALT’s newest member, Robert Merten III and his wife, Whitney. Twelve-year-old Hades may be mature in age, but he is definitely a puppy at heart. Quite the accomplished escape artist, Hades has led Robert and Whitney on hour-long...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Reesie

    Meet Reesie, the nine-year-old Persian cat belonging to Sutherland SALT associate Stephen Burroughs and his wife Jennifer. The two have owned Reesie since the early days of their marriage when Reesie was just a kitten. According to Stephen, the cat is the embodiment of their first major marriage compromise...
  • Blog Post: SALT PET of the Month: Martin

    Meet Martin, a very lucky Jack Russell Terrier who was adopted by SALT legal secretary Candice Alba 13 years ago. This sweet boy was first fostered by a friend of Candice’s who had rescued him from an abusive home. When Candice met the pup, he was hiding under the front seat of her friend’s...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Scout

    Meet Scout, the handsome 13-year-old German Short Hair belonging to Denise Helmken, Sr. Manager, State Income and Franchise Tax at General Mills. Denise inherited Scout three and a half years ago. Since he is an indoor dog and a sweetheart, how tough could he be? Well, during his first week at home,...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pets of the Month: Alice and Indy

    Meet Alice and Indy, our March Pets of the Month. Both were submitted through our SALT Shaker App by Dee Waldruff, Manager of State and Local Taxes at Paychex, Inc. Alice (Tears on My Pillow) is a thoroughbred who recently celebrated her twenty-eighth birthday. She has lived on the Waldruff property...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Finnick

    Meet Finnick, a very lucky kitty belonging to Sutherland SALT Counsel Open Weaver Banks. Named after Finnick Odair from The Hunger Games trilogy, Finnick is a former stray that Open had found sleeping under a bush while she was gardening last fall. Shortly before Finnick took up residence in the Banks’...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pets of the Month: Callie and Cutie

    Meet Callie and Cutie, aka “Callie Poo” and “Cutie Pie,” the nine-and-a-half-year-old Domestic Short Hairs belonging to Margie Tiffert, Senior Manager, State Taxes at Fluor Corporation. These sisters have been with Margie since they were eight weeks old. Margie hadn’t planned...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Pico

    Meet Pico, the four–year-old Terrier mix belonging to Sutherland State and Local Tax Associate Stephanie Do and her husband, Ben. They adopted this sweet girl over Christmas three-and-a-half years ago when she was left at a Baltimore fire station as a puppy. Stephanie and Ben were told that their...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pets of the Month: the Packard Crew

    Meet Archon, Little Allu, Ifrit, Parunga and Zegan, all belonging to Damien Packard, user support coordinator in the Houston office, and his wife Chelsy. Archon is a German Shepherd that celebrated his first birthday in May. Along with Little Allu, the Chilean rose hair tarantula, he was a birthday gift...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Zander

    Meet Zander, the seven-year-old Great Pyrenees belonging to Sutherland SALT Associate Madison Barnett and his family. Already a proud dog owner of two handsome pups, Madison hadn’t planned on adding a third to the Barnett household. That plan changed abruptly four years ago when he nonchalantly...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Wrigley

    Meet Wrigley, this month’s Pet of the Month, who was submitted through our SALT Shaker App by Gary Peric, founder of the State Tax Foundation. A real sweetheart of a pup, Wrigley (aka PL 86-272) is a mini Golden Doodle. Born to a small Poodle father and Golden Retriever mother, Wrigley celebrates...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pets of the Month: Bogey and Cooper

    This month’s Pet of the Month column begins as a tribute to two cherished Labrador Retrievers belonging to Angie Moore, Tax Director at Liberty Media. Sweet Molly and Jax passed away suddenly within three weeks of each other this past summer. They were siblings to Bogey, a seven-and-a-half-year...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Asa

    Meet Asa, frequently known as “Doodle,” an Australian Shepherd belonging to Sarah Wellings, Director – State and Local Tax at Comcast. Adopted in the Finger Lake region of New York, this sweet boy celebrated his tenth birthday in August and has been with Sarah since he was just a pup...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pets of the Month: Bolt and Teddy

    Meet Bolt, aka “Boltie,” and Teddy, aka “Puppy,” belonging to Sutherland SALT Senior Counsel Eric Coffill and his wife Margaret. Boltie was rescued from a kill shelter about two years ago after Margaret saw him on the Petfinder app. Very little is known about his background other...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Cush

    Meet Cush, the handsome five-year-old dachshund-corgi mix belonging to Sutherland SALT Partner, Carley Roberts, and her husband Jeremy. Carley and Jeremy never thought they’d add a seventh dog to their extensive furry family. However, after many months of random visits from this sweet boy, who...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Rock, Paper and Scissors

    Meet Rock, Paper and Scissors—beloved pets of SALT Partner Marc Simonetti. Marc loves his pets, but they demand a large amount of attention and only thrive in office environments. But Marc doesn’t mind bringing them to work because they are excellent helpers when it comes to keeping Marc...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Whiskey

    Meet Whiskey, a two-and-a-half-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel belonging to Teresa Chiftis, Group Manager-Tax Controversies at Microsoft Corporation, and her husband, Jeff. During his time as a show dog, this handsome guy used the moniker “Covington Virginia’s Gentleman, a riff on...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Molli

    Meet Molli, the 11 year-old English Bulldog of Jaimie Lee, Indirect Tax Senior Manager at Uber. Molli is a sociable gal, who would much rather spend time with her two-legged friends and family than other dogs. This special pup loves to be the center of attention and enjoys her life as an only child....
  • Blog Post: SALT Pets of the Month: Noel and Honey

    Meet Noel and Honey, the beloved guinea pigs of Sutherland SALT Counsel Open Weaver Banks. Noel, the white guinea pig, is roughly three years old, and Honey is about a year old. Open has had a constant stream of guinea pigs since she was a teenager, except for a few years when her children were little...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Blue

    Meet Blue, the lovable feline companion of Sutherland SALT admin, Antonia Saenz. An avid Los Angeles Dodgers fan, Tonia named him for the color “Dodger Blue.” He also goes by Boo Boy, Mr. Man Head and My Handsomeness. Blue is just over three years old and was adopted by Tonia at an animal...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Petunia

    Meet Petunia, the adorable six-month-old French Bulldog belonging to Sutherland SALT Associate Jessica Allen and her fiancé, Erik. Jessica and Erik adopted Petunia at eight weeks old, so they have enjoyed seeing her grow up! Petunia loves her people and enjoys laps and snuggle time immensely...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Georgia

    Meet Georgia, the five-and-a-half-year-old German Shepherd belonging to Damien Packard, Sutherland’s Senior User Support Coordinator, and his girlfriend Chelsy. The two adopted Georgia last August when a friend moved and couldn’t take Georgia with him. While with her previous owner, Georgia...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pets of the Month: Lemon and Lime

    Meet Lemon and Lime, the one-year-old parakeets belonging to Sutherland SALT Legal Secretary, Barbara Keihani-Dubison. Barbara received these two little sweeties as a gift from her mom almost six months ago. Lemon is a bright yellow female with streaks of green, and Lime is a yellow male with a...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Lola

    Meet Lola, the sweet Boxer mix belonging to Sutherland SALT Associate Doug Upton and his family. Lola turns two years old in May and has been with the Uptons since she was just a six-week-old pup. She is a confident, sociable girl who is quick to greet everyone she meets. She spends her weekdays...