Jacqueline Newman is a New York City based divorce lawyer and experienced NY matrimonial law expert. As managing partner of a top tier 5th Avenue Manhattan law firm focused exclusively on divorce, her practice runs the gamut from prenups for high net worth people contemplating marriage to high conflict matrimonial litigation in dissolutions involving complex financial assets and difficult custody issues.
Ms. Newman is also author of the book, “The New Rules of Divorce: Twelve Secrets to Protecting Your Wealth, Health and Happiness” an insightful and clear guide navigating the ins and outs of divorce. She has appeared on television and radio shows and has been quoted in Fox’s Business, NBC News, ABC News, CBS News, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Woman’s Day, Glamour, the New York Post, Reuters.com, Crain’s New York Business, U.S. News and World Report, Business Insider, Time.com, USA Today, Yahoo Parenting, Woman’s Day and CNBC.com.
Matrimonial lawyer helping people with matrimonial, divorce, and custody matters
Active commentator on television, radio and other media formats and sources
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A law school lecturer and New York continuing legal education instructor, Jacqueline sheds her fearsome advocate persona to teach mediation and collaborative law as alternatives to lengthy courtroom brawls. Jacqueline provides frequent expert legal commentary for national media outlets with appearances on ABC, NBC, Fox, Good Morning Britain… and in the pages of Glamour, Huffington Post, U.S. News & World Report, Washington Post, and other publications.
Jacqueline’s Recent Media Quotes
Inside the Pandemic-Era Divorce Boom—and the Windfall It’s Creating for the Art Market
While the news of Bill and Melinda Gates’s split brought the question about how the mega-wealthy divide assets into the public eye, breakup-related business has been quietly gaining momentum in the art world for months. “I imagine that the majority of the divorce agreement has been worked out way before they made their public announcement,”…
The New Rules of Divorce: COVID-19
Jacqueline Newman, attorney, managing partner at Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein LLP, and author of the book, The New Rules of Divorce is here to share her expertise and answer the difficult questions as divorced couples navigate this new landscape. Watch the video here.
Melania Trump Could Get $50m and Custody of Barron If She Divorces Donald
Ms. Newman, a managing partner at the Manhattan law firm of Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, told the Mirror that the next 12 months “will be very telling” as to how their marriage plays out. Divorce experts suspect Melania would be in a much more favourable position in the event of a divorce. Read the…
Legal Master Class: Four Ways To Protect a Business Before or During Divorce
If you own a business and you’re in the midst of a divorce, you need to take several action steps to protect yourself. Or, if you’re about to get married and own a business, you need to make some upfront moves to keep your business out of harm’s way. That’s where Jacqueline Newman, managing partner at…
Episode 239 – Five Ways That COVID Will Have An Unprecedented Effect On Divorce, With Attorney Jacqueline Newman
Jacqueline discusses the impact of COVID on divorce around the country and 5 ways COVID-19 will have an unprecedented and historic impact on divorce. Listen to the Blended Family Podcast here.