Sun. Jul 14th, 2024
Seal of Chancery Court of the State of Delaware, which heard multiple lawsuits by today's subjects

S16E18: Somebody’s Watching Me | The Corporate Calamity of Liz Elting and Phil Shawe

When a divorcing couple owns a business together, figuring out how to handle it can be a huge pain. Today’s couple, while never married, were the engine behind the founding and growth of a wildly successful company. As their personal animosity toward each other grew over the years, the in-office acrimony between TransPerfect founders Philip Shawe and Elizabeth Elting became the stuff of legal legend in the Chancery Court of Delaware – and far beyond.

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Stacie’s Receipts

Inside The Nasty Corporate Divorce Between Ex-Lovers Who Built A Company Worth Nearly $1 Billion (forbes.com)

Former couple needs ‘divorce’ judge in TransPerfect company feud (nypost.com)

Hacking Attorney-Client Documents Gets TransPerfect Co-founder’s Assault Case Tossed (yahoo.com)

Philip Shawe Shirley Shawe v. Elizabeth Elting (findlaw.com)

Shawe v. Elting, 157 A. 3d 142 – Del: Supreme Court 2017 (Google Scholar link)

TransPerfect Sale Clears Final Hurdle – Slator (slator.com)

66 corporate lawyers and law professors call on Shawe, Citizens to halt attacks on Bouchard – Delaware Business Now (delawarebusinessnow.com)



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