About
Founding Attorney

Education

  • 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).
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating 5.0 out of 5.0, see Matindale.com and Lawyers.com for reviews.
  • 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

Bar Association Participation

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)
    Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
  • Board of Managers, New York Chapter.
  • Co-Chair, Amicus Curiae Committee, New York Chapter.
  • Co-Chair, Legislative Committee, New York Chapter, Emeritus.
  • Member, Amicus Committee, National Organization, Emeritus.
  • Member, Legislation Committee, National Organization, Emeritus.
  • Inter Bar Association Legislation Committee, Emeritus.
  • Interdisciplinary-Accountants and Appraisers Committee of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter.
  • Interdisciplinary Committee of Mental Health and Family Law, Delegate from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 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.