Divorce is the Great Equalizer: Life of Laura Wasser |
Life, Career and success of one of California’s Power Lawyers |
You can hack off or add on several zeros to the income or size of the estate, but in the end everybody has the same anxiety, sadness and anger when a marriage ends. -Laura Wasser |
Laura Allison Wasser (L.A.W.) with initials like that she was destined to become a lawyer and follow in her father’s footsteps. Wasser states, “One clients’ wife managed to steam the labels off all the several hundred bottles in her husband’s prestigious wine collection, so the collection was worthless. The husband hosted what’s that wine? dinner parties. Wasser believes you have to roll with the punches and remain graceful under pressure no matter what the flavor of the wine. Wasser, a whiz in the courtroom is also a writer, a speaker and a contributor to many causes and plights of others. Wasser, one of the best family lawyers to the stars became who she was and credits her childhood, educational successes and accomplishments along with a little real life.
Laura Wasser, the daughter of Daniel Wasser, one of Hollywood’s best known divorce lawyers to the celebrities and Bunny Wasser, a legislative aide to a California Assembly member was always a master negotiator. Laura at four years old tried to negotiate a later bed time and at 10 years old convinced her brother to sell his toys along with hers so she could buy a pair of jeans her mother said were too much money. Wasser a great student knew she would be a lawyer when her parents divorced at age 16. She remembers that her parent’s divorce was handled easily as they decided to divorce before it got bad and remain friends even today.
Laura finished high school and began the next step of her journey to becoming one of California’s best lawyers to the stars at the University of California, Berkeley. She...