Founding Attorney


  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY
  • University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Doctoral Candidate, Romance Philology
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Teaching Fellow, French Department/Romance Linguistics Program
  • Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
  • Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, and French
    Honors courses in both subject areas

Honors and Recognitions

  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (1990 to present).
  • Fellow, International Academy of Family Lawyers
  • NYSBA, Committee on Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction
  • Marquis Who’s Who in American Law (since 2011)
  • Marquis Who’s Who in America (since 2013)
  • Marquis Who’s Who in the East (since 2014)
  • Best Lawyers
  • Best Attorneys of America
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, Family Law “10 Best Attorney”

Bar Association Participation

  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers;
  • Fellow, International Academy of Family Law;
  • Board of Managers, New York Chapter AAML;
  • Co-Chair, Amicus Curiae Committee, New York Chapter;
  • Co-Chair, Legislative Committee, New York Chapter AAML, Emeritus;
  • Member, Amicus Committee, National Organization AAML, Emeritus;
  • Member, Legislation Committee, National Organization, AAML, Emeritus;
  • Inter Bar Association Legislation Committee, AAML, Emeritus;
  • Interdisciplinary-Accountants and Appraisers Committee of the AAML, New York Chapter; and
  • Interdisciplinary Committee of Mental Health and Family Law, Delegate from the AAML, Emeritus.
  • New York State Bar Association
    Member, Executive Committee, Family Law Section.
  • Co-Chair, Amicus Curiae Committee, Family Law Section, Executive Committee (2009 -2018).
  • Past Chair, Sub-Committee on the Revision of Disclosure and Valuation of the
    Special Committee on Equitable Distribution, Family Law Committee.
  • Past Chair, Sub-Committee on Parent-Child Privilege of the Family Law Committee.
  • Committee on Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction.
  • Committee on Continuing Legal Education (2011-2016)
  • Subcommittee on CLE Publications, Emeritus.

Pro Bono Services

  • NCFJE, Brooklyn, NY. Man of the Year Honoree, 1995 for pro bono service.