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SALT Pet of the Month: April
Posted on 11 Dec 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Meet April! This sweet lady belongs to Mark Coffeen, Director of U.S. Federal Taxes at Lear. April is the perfect mix of Border Collie and Springer Spaniel, and joined the Coffeen family in 2011. According to Mark and his wife, Nancy, it was love at... Read More

SALT Pet of the Month: Grapes
Posted on 24 Nov 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Meet Grapes! While this Rhodesian Ridgeback and pitbull mix is a senior lady (she’ll be 14 soon!), that doesn’t mean she’s lost her spunk and love for life! Grapes is the fur child of one of SALT’s newest partners, Nikki Dobay, who works in our Sacramento... Read More

SALT Pet of the Month: Marlin Schiller
Posted on 30 Oct 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Breen Schiller recently joined the SALT team as a partner based in the Chicago office and we reached out to her family to get the scoop on Marlin, their two-year old “double doodle.” Breen’s kids remembe r exactly what inspired his name. “We named him... Read More

SALT Pets of the Month: Spicing things up with Tank and Pumpkin
Posted on 30 Sep 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Tank the dog and Pumpkin the cat, pets belonging to the family of Mark Fadden, Associate Director, Tax at Horizon Therapeutics, are living proof that even the unlikeliest of fellows can become best friends. Tank and Pumpkin were not fated to cross... Read More

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

  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Lexie

    Lovely Lexie is owned by Eversheds Sutherland Associate Jessie Eisenmenger. Lexie is approximately 10 years old, and Jessie adopted her in 2013 from the Anne Arundel County Animal Control shelter. When Jessie first brought her home from the shelter, Lexie was terrified and climbed in a hole between...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Doodle

    Meet Doodle, the family member of Cooper Monroe, State and Local Tax Director at Duke Energy. Doodle is a rescue dog from a Dachshund rescue place in York, South Carolina. Cooper and his family were told that Doodle was a wire-haired dachshund; however, because the vet says Doodle's legs are too...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pets of the Month: Chloe and Bella

    Meet Chloe and Bella, twelve and eleven year old Shih Tzu’s belonging to Valerie Saines, Director – State Income Tax at T-Mobile. Also known as Chloe-Poo and Bella-Roo, these two girls are best friends who go everywhere and do everything together despite their very different personalities...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Caldwell

    Meet Caldwell, the newest family member of Eversheds Sutherland Associate Todd Betor and his fiancée Michelle. Caldwell, a Kentucky gentleman, is a six-month-old Labradoodle. Before joining Todd and Michelle, Caldwell’s blue steel look captured their hearts from the computer screen. Michelle’s...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pets of the Month: Eleanor and Casper

    Meet five-year-old Eleanor and two-year-old Casper, the beloved pets of Kathryn McClure, Senior State Tax Director at NBC Universal (a Comcast company). Eleanor (Ellie) is a delightful mix of Golden Lab, Keeshond, West Highland Terrier and Dachshund. She came to Kathryn through the Golden Retriever Rescue...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pets of the Month: Dante and DaVinci

    Meet Dante and DaVinci, two mini donkeys (aka “the donkey doodles”), belonging to Paychex Inc. Manager of State and Local Tax Dee Waldruff and her family. Dee’s thoroughbred, Alice, and her retired racing Greyhound, Indy, were previously featured as Pets of the Month in March 2015....
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Louie

    Meet Louie, the handsome Maltese belonging to Sacramento SALT Associate Mike Le and his girlfriend Lai. Louie is six years old and maintains his youthful appearance effortlessly with the puppy haircuts he receives from Lai. Louie has been known to play the “shy guy” around new people and...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Leon

    Meet Leon, the spunky little kitten belonging to Legal Secretary Samantha Duzniak. For the longest time, Sam did not want pets, but things changed when Leon and his sister Daphne were found in the street at just three weeks old. Sam’s sister helped foster the two siblings and ended up adopting...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pets of the Month: Johnny and June

    Meet Johnny and June (yes—as in Johnny and June Cash!), also known as “June Bug” and “Murr.” These four-and-a-half month old kittens belong to Sacramento SALT receptionist Sheryl Burns and her husband, Jordy. After the loss of their Labrador Retriever, Raven, in July (previously...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Fiver

    Meet Fiver, the adorable pet rabbit belonging to Brandi Drake, Strategic Tax Senior Director at Charter Communications. Brandi and her husband Matthew volunteer at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Care and Control in Charlotte, North Carolina, where they agreed to foster two rabbits, Fiver and his twin brother...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Duchie

    Introducing Duchie, the family dog of Mark Swan, Vice President of Property Tax and Tax Counsel at Charter Communications. Mark, his wife Patty and their kids, Mack and Payton, are active members of the South Charlotte Dog Rescue Group, an organization that monitors kill shelters and strives to place...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pets of the Month: Gunter and Ingrid

    Meet Gunter and Ingrid, the dog duo belonging to Eversheds Sutherland SALT Associate Dennis Jansen and his partner, Michael. Gunter is a five-year-old Chiweenie (Chihuahua/Dachshund mix), and Ingrid is a two-year-old black Labradoodle (Labrador/Poodle mix). Dennis adopted Gunter from a pet shelter...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Teyo

    Meet Teyo, a mixed breed, part Boxer and part American bulldog owned by Karen Galdamez, Director of National and International Meetings at the Council On State Taxation (COST). Teyo has always exceeded his owners’ expectations. Karen recounts that when she and her family adopted Teyo at just 10 weeks...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pets of the Month: Bear and Bacco

    Meet Bear and Bacco, the dynamic lab duo belonging to Eversheds Sutherland tax partner Brad Seltzer and his wife, Jenny. Bear, a five-year-old chocolate lab, may have a tough name, but he gets along with everyone and loves snuggling. Bacco, named for Bacchus, the Roman god of wine, is a three-year-old...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Teddy and Thai Traubenberg

    Meet Teddy and Thai, the precious pooches of tax industry legend and former TEI president Neil Traubenberg and his wife, Joan. Sixteen-year-old Teddy and eight-year-old Thai were rescued from shelters and now hail from Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (hometown of Georgia O’Keefe, for all you trivia buffs). ...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Stella Banks!

    Meet Stella, the athletic yet snuggly cat that entertains the family of Open Weaver Banks, tax counsel (SALT) in Eversheds Sutherland’s New York office. Her name was written in the stars, or rather the cement, as one day the Banks spied the name scratched in a freshly poured sidewalk while discussing...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Ben Kmak!

    As 2018 drew to a close, many of us took a moment to express gratitude for the wonderful things in our lives and made plans to live a little better in the coming year. In looking ahead, we can all learn from Ben the bulldog. He sent Eversheds Sutherland SALT his list of 2019 resolutions via Chris Kmak...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Lola Kerman!

    Meet Lola, the svelte and sprightly pet of Mike Kerman, SALT associate in Eversheds Sutherland’s Washington office, and his wife Kristy Callahan (Lola’s “real” last name is Kermallahan, a portmanteau). Lola is a black lab-whippet mix, to be confirmed by DNA test, who celebrated her first birthday on...
  • Blog Post: February Pet of the Month – Rocket Rauch-Zender!

    Conventional wisdom states that one does not pick up the nicest habits hanging around a track. However, having spent his youth racing, Rocket, the pet of Jéanne Rauch-Zender, editor in chief of State Tax Notes, nonetheless grew into quite the gentleman. For example, he loves to eat cheese but the only...
  • Blog Post: March SALT Pet of the Month! – Ellie Patel

    Meet Ellie, the best friend of Hanish Patel, SALT associate in Eversheds Sutherland’s Atlanta office, and his fiancée, Paru. Ellie and Paru met in St. Louis (Ellie is a 2012 cum laude graduate of the Puppy Obedience School of St. Louis). When Paru accepted a job in Atlanta, Ellie moved in with Paru...
  • Blog Post: March SALT Pet of the Month! – Ellie Patel

    Meet Ellie, the best friend of Hanish Patel, SALT associate in Eversheds Sutherland’s Atlanta office, and his fiancée, Paru. Ellie and Paru met in St. Louis (Ellie is a 2012 cum laude graduate of the Puppy Obedience School of St. Louis). When Paru accepted a job in Atlanta, Ellie moved in with Paru...
  • Blog Post: April Pet of the Month – Oscar Langer!

    Meet Oscar, a dachshund mix belonging to Jeff Langer, Senior Tax Manager at The Home Depot. Jeff recruited Oscar to head up his “Squirrel Patrol” in November 2017 from the Atlanta Humane Society. Now at three years old and weighing 19 pounds he takes the job very seriously, watching out the windows and...
  • Blog Post: April Pet of the Month – Oscar Langer!

    Meet Oscar, a dachshund mix belonging to Jeff Langer, Senior Tax Manager at The Home Depot. Jeff recruited Oscar to head up his “Squirrel Patrol” in November 2017 from the Atlanta Humane Society. Now at three years old and weighing 19 pounds he takes the job very seriously, watching out the windows and...
  • Blog Post: May SALT Pet of the Month – Romeo Trencs

    Romeo Trencs was named after one of the greatest love stories of all time. So it is only fitting that he now finds himself wrapped up in another love story of epic proportions. Romeo’s owners, Eversheds Sutherland Associate Samantha Trencs and her fiancé Davis Jenkins, are planning for their wedding...
  • Blog Post: SALT Pet of the Month: Mufasa, the King of House Louderback

    Eversheds Sutherland’s newest SALT associate, Lexi Louderback , is bringing more than just her deep knowledge and experience in handling multistate taxation issues to our Sacramento office. Joining Lexi is the other newest member of our SALT family, her adorable pup, Mufasa, named for the large scraggly...