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 alerting Jeff

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’s parents in

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 “trick” he learned is

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 Thanksgiving Day.

Mike and Kristy took Lola

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

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 what to name the

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).

Teddy, a Yorkiepoo, was once small enough to fit

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 charcoal lab who

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 old, the staff at Operation Paws

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 while living in Minnesota, although Gunter is originally from a shelter in California.