Recent Developments in Business Divorce Litigation 2024


Byeongsook Seo

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
1200 17th Street, Suite 1900
Denver, CO 80202
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Byeongsook Seo is a member of Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.’s commercial litigation practice. He represents clients in handling complex and, often, heated disputes related to failed business ventures and disputes among business partners, executives, owners, and directors. Byeongsook is a member and Vice-Chair of the Business Divorce Subcommittee of the ABA Business Law Section Committee on Business and Corporate Litigation. His honors include Colorado Super Lawyers, Litigation Counsel of America Fellow, and The Best Lawyers in America. Byeongsook graduated from the United States Air Force Academy and obtained his law degree from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law.


Melissa Donimirski

Stevens & Lee, P.A.
919 N. Market Street
Suite 1300
Wilmington, DE 19801
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Janel M. Dressen

Anthony Ostlund Louwagie Dressen
& Boylan P.A.
90 South 7th Street
3600 Wells Fargo Center
Minneapolis, MN 55402
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Jennifer Hadley Catero

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
One East Washington Street, Suite 2700
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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John Levitske

HKA Global, L.L.C.
300 South Wacker Drive, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60606
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Tyson Prisbrey

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
15 West South Temple, Suite 1200
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Melissa Donimirski

Melissa N. Donimirski is counsel with Stevens & Lee in Wilmington, Delaware. She concentrates her practice in the area of corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery and has been involved with many of the leading business divorce cases in that Court. Melissa is a Co-Vice-Chair of the Business Divorce Subcommittee of the ABA Business Law Section, Business and Corporate Litigation Committee. She received her undergraduate degree from Bryn Mawr College and her law degree from the Delaware Law School of Widener University. Melissa has also co-edited and co-authored a treatise on business divorce, Litigating the Business Divorce, which is published by Bloomberg BNA.

Janel M. Dressen

Janel Dressen has over twenty-three years of experience as a business trial lawyer and is the CEO of her business litigation boutique law firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ms. Dressen’s clients, co-workers, colleagues and competitors remark that she is a tenacious business litigator who will advocate tirelessly and creatively to resolve her client’s business disputes. She has been named as one of the “Top 50 Women Minnesota Super Lawyers” since 2019. Janel has an impressive list of significant victories for her clients, both plaintiffs and defendants. While she represents business owners and businesses in all types of complex business disputes, her “sweet spot” involves shareholder, ownership, fiduciary duty, owner/executive employment and business valuation disputes, i.e., “business divorces” for closely-held and private businesses, business owners and executives.

Jennifer Hadley Catero

Jennifer Hadley Catero is based in Snell & Wilmer’s Phoenix office where she serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Corporate Governance Litigation Group. Jennifer handles complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on corporate governance litigation, banking, consumer financial services and securities litigation, shareholder derivative litigation, D&O litigation, class actions and internal investigations. Jennifer also …

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