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Power Lawyers: THR Unveils America's Top 100 Entertainment Attorneys

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    Laura Wasser
    Amanda Friedman
    Laura Wasser
    Wasser Cooperman & Carter

    The gold-stamped initials on her butter-soft black leather Clare Vivier bag say it all: “LAW.” Explains chic, high-power divorce attorney Laura Wasser, “I was supposed to be a Rebecca,” but because “my dad passed the bar the night I was conceived,” she became Laura, middle name Allison. Wasser — a partner in father Dennis’ Century City firm Wasser Cooperman & Carter and the woman behind the uncouplings of Angelina Jolie, Maria Shriver and Heidi Klum, to name a few — has a polished, California-cool style that rivals those sported by her clotheshorse clients. In the fall, she’ll publish her first book, from St. Martin’s Press, It Doesn’t Have to Be That Way: How to Divorce Without Destroying Your Family or Bankrupting Yourself.

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