Jacqueline Newman Lawyer

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.

 

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Matrimonial lawyer helping people with matrimonial, divorce, and custody matters

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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

Jeff And MacKenzie Bezos And Settling Out Of Court

January 16, 2019

Will the Bezos’ divorce be long and drawn out and public? Jacqueline Newman: “It’s hard to tell exactly how much it will cost because it doesn’t really matter how much money you have. That doesn’t necessarily equate to the class and the legal fees. It depends what they’re going to fight about.” You can read more…

The Bezos’ Are The Latest Entry In Divorce Month

January 16, 2019

January is a big month for filing for divorce.  Why is that? “What I find is that most people in December want to get through the holidays. Nobody wants a divorce summons put into their stocking,” Jacqueline Newman. Read more HERE.

Who is MacKenzie Bezos?

January 16, 2019

Despite her critical role in founding and growing Amazon, not much is known about MacKenzie Bezos.  Jacqueline Newman, a NYC matrimonial lawyer who works with high-income clients, has said that the divorce will probably be settled privately, and she does not foresee MacKenzie challenging Jeff’s control of Amazon by demanding 50 percent of his stock.…

A BIG Divorce

January 16, 2019

The divorce of Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos has sent ripples throughout the technology world.  How much information on the divorce will enter the public sphere?  Jacqueline Newman, a Manhattan divorce lawyer, said: “For the most part they’re going to want to keep things private and quiet. Especially in the case of a public company –…

What Happens When Billionaires Breakup

January 16, 2019

“The major thing for billionaires is that most of the time, their assets are very complex and mostly illiquid — with Bezos, a lot of his assets are linked to Amazon stock,” Jacqueline Newman, a divorce attorney and managing partner at Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd LLP, told Business Insider.  Read the full article HERE.

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