Divorce at Altitude: A Podcast on Colorado Family Law

Tom Brady, Professional Athletes, and Divorce with Evan Schein | Episode 128

November 03, 2022 Ryan Kalamaya & Amy Goscha Season 1 Episode 128
Divorce at Altitude: A Podcast on Colorado Family Law
Tom Brady, Professional Athletes, and Divorce with Evan Schein | Episode 128
Show Notes

Earlier this week, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady and super model Gisele Bündchen announced that they have decided to file for divorce. Divorces involving professional athletes or celebrities bring a unique set of issues due to contracts, marital agreements, media attention and more. 

Ryan Kalamaya and top NYC family law attorney Evan Schein discuss challenges that come with representing professional athletes, entertainers and their demanding schedules, and suggestions to help clients maintain privacy through the divorce process.

In This Episode:        

  • How contracts and money guarantees in the MLB and NFL play into a divorce
  • Former Bronco Steve Sewell's how incentives and bonus compensation played into his divorce case
  • Difference in MLB and NFL contracts
  • What happens if an athlete doesn't work with a great financial advisor and goes through all of their earnings
  • Recommendations for avoiding media attention in a high-profile divorce
  • Parenting agreements for professional athletes
  • Social media in a celebrity divorce 

About Evan Schein

Evan Schein is a partner with Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein LLP and leads the firm’s litigation practice. Prior to becoming an attorney, Evan was a sports agent. He focuses his practice on representing professional athletes in family law matters to bring his two passions of sports and family law together. He has also been recognized in the New York Metro Super Lawyers Edition from 2013 to 2019, and is also the host of Schein On: The Podcast.


What is Divorce at Altitude? 

Ryan Kalamaya and Amy Goscha provide tips and recommendations on issues related to divorce, separation, and co-parenting in Colorado. Ryan and Amy are the founding partners of an innovative and ambitious law firm, Kalamaya | Goscha, that pushes the boundaries to discover new frontiers in family law, personal injuries, and criminal defense in Colorado. 

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