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Stock Options and Restricted Stock Units In Divorce

Free Seminar for Divorce Attorneys

Thursday, October 19  |  8:30 - 10:00 am  |  Hamrock's in Fairfax, VA


Stock options and restricted stock units (RSUs) are increasingly popular forms of equity incentive compensation. The rules surrounding stock options and RSUs are complex, with various nuances that impact how and when they are taxed.

When it comes to family law litigation, practitioners should also be aware of the different ways they can be valued and relevant case law that affects classification and division of these assets.

At this seminar, you will learn:

  • What are stock options and RSUs

    • Stock options, including difference between incentive stock options (ISOs) and non-qualified stock options (NSOs)

    • Restricted stock units

    • Stock appreciation rights

  • How and when they are taxed 

  • Common methods for valuing stock options and RSUs

  • Recent cases and trends

  • What documents to request in discovery

Bring your appetite! Breakfast is on us.


👋 Meet the Presenters

Kirstine ForsKirstine Fors, CPA/ABV, CVA, is a partner in Gross Mendelsohn’s Forensic, Valuation & Litigation Support Group. With 25 years of experience, Kirstine provides services such as valuation, asset tracing, advising on the classification and division of marital assets, and calculating income for support purposes.


Mark VogelMark Vogel, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, specializes in working with family law attorneys and provides business valuation, litigation support and forensic accounting services in divorce cases. He helps clients uncover hidden assets, value business interests and conduct thorough investigations of financial records.