Some of the highest-rated divorce lawyers in the country include Sorrell Trope, of Trope and Trope; Laura Wasser, of Wasser, Cooperman & Carter; and Earle Lilly, of Lilly, Newman, and Van Ness, LLP. Trope and Wasser are both based in Los Angeles, while Lilly is based in Houston. All three are associated with high-profile celebrity divorce trials, notes Business Insider.
Trope's clientele, for instance, includes Cary Grant, Nicole Kidman and Nicolas Cage. He is especially known for his representation of Tiger Woods's ex-wife, Elin Nordegren. Wasser is known for her representation of Britney Spears in her highly publicized divorce from Kevin Federline, while Lilly is best remembered for representing Cynthia Rodriguez in her divorce from New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez.
Another highly rated divorce lawyer is Patrick McConnell of Odin Feldman Pittleman, PC in Fairfax, Virginia. He is especially adept at handling complex divorces, notes the Washingtonian. He is also consistently recognized by Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers and Virginia's Legal Elite.
For her expertise in handling divorces with high stakes and complex business, tax and financial matters, Anne W. White of Pasternak & Fidis, PC in Maryland, is another recommendation by the Washingtonian. Also a teacher of divorce tax, she is recognized by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers.