Search Mediators Near You: Podcast Episode 37 – Mediating the Business Divorce with Margeaux Thomas

If you’ve ever been curious about the attorney perspective on what makes for an effective mediation, then this episode is for you!  In this episode, Veronica chats with Margeaux Thomas, an experienced attorney, about what makes for an effective mediation within the context of mediating a business divorceQuestions answered include:

  • What is a “business divorce”?
  • What makes a skilled mediator for these types of disputes?
  • At what point in the dispute is mediation most valuable?
  • What are some pitfalls to be avoided by the mediator?

About Margeaux:

Margeaux is an experienced lawyer and speaker with 15+ years of experience representing individuals and small businesses in commercial and real estate litigation, including class action cases and numerous trials on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. She specializes in commercial landlord/tenant disputes, business partnership disputes, and contract disputes, and has traveled throughout the country as a faculty lecturer educating over 4,000 attorneys on business litigation issues.

Margeaux is also a contributor to the American Bar Association’s Commercial Lending Treatise and has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2013 – 2022 and a Top Lawyer by Northern Virginia Magazine in 2022.

In addition to managing her own law firm, The Thomas Law Office PLC, Margeaux is actively involved in various bar associations and non-profit organizations, including the Old Dominion Bar Association and the George Mason Inn of Court. In her spare time, Margeaux enjoys spending time with her family and cooking healthy meals as the founder of Vegetable Forward, an organization dedicated to promoting positive food values and nutrition through community gardening.

Connect with Margeaux:

Law Firm Website


Phone: 703-957-2577


Veronica Cravener

Veronica Cravener is a mediator and trainer for Mediate to Achieve, LLC, based in Columbus, Ohio, USA.  She has mediated more than 500 disputes across areas such as landlord-tenant, contracts, consumer-business, personal injury, neighbors, individual disputes over money, and post-employment disputes.  She is experienced at mediating by text message in… MORE >

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