Attorneys

Brian K. Pearlstein

Managing Partner

Brian Pearlstein is the managing partner of the firm. He has practiced law since 1991. Mr. Pearlstein is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, has been named one of the area’s top divorce attorneys by Washingtonian Magazine since 2011…

Edouard J.P. Bouquet

Senior Partner

Edouard “Ed” Bouquet is a lifelong resident of the D.C. area.  Mr. Bouquet brings to the firm more than 20 years of experience as a litigator specializing in complex and high conflict matters, primarily in family law…

Bryan Renehan

Senior Partner

Family law has been the sole professional focus for Bryan Renehan since 1977.  An aggressive and systematic approach to family law is the best way to characterize Mr. Renehan’ s representation of clients…

Heather R. Sweren

Partner

Heather Sweren is a certified best interest attorney for minors as well as a talented family law attorney. She joined the firm in 2006 and was named a partner in 2015…

Kristina Badalian

Partner

Kristina Badalian joined the firm as an Associate in September 2006 and was promoted to Partner in 2015.  Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Badalian was a law clerk with the Montgomery County…

Maureen M. Renehan

Partner

Ms. Renehan is a D.C. area native who joined the firm as an Associate family law attorney in 2013, and was promoted to Partner in 2018. Ms. Renehan received her Juris Doctorate…

Samantha H. Pollin

Associate

Samantha Pollin joined the firm as an associate in 2015. Previously, Ms. Pollin was a summer intern with the firm while attending American University Washington College of Law.

Jared Sands

Associate

Jared Sands joined the firm as an associate attorney in 2018. Mr. Sands clerked in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Maryland for the Honorable John P. Davey and has held internships with the Montgomery County…