The biggest Chicago divorce settlement ever (June 07) – over $180mn

Date: 02 Nov 2007


Michael Polsky an energy tycoon from Chicago, USA but originally born in the Ukraine has been asked to pay over $180 mn to his now estranged wife Maya, who filed for divorce in 2002 after a thirty year marriage. Howard Rosenfeld, her attorney was named by Chicago Magazine as one of the Toughest Family Law Attorneys in Chicago. The pair arrived in the US with only $500 in their pockets in 1976.

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