Legal Services

There is no such thing as a typical divorce law issue. The New York attorneys at Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein LLP, understand this. We take the time to listen to our clients and to understand fully the circumstances of their case. Only then do we advise them of their legal options and make suggestions on the best course of action to resolve their family issues. Based in midtown Manhattan, we serve clients across the greater New York area, including Westchester, Rockland, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties.

The matrimonial and divorce attorneys of Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein LLP have decades of experience in these areas of law:

  • Litigation
  • Non-litigation Options
  • Collaborative Law
  • Mediation
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Appellate Work

By focusing our expertise solely in these areas of legal practice, we keep up to date in the law and procedures that matter most when your marriage is in trouble or your family situation is changing. Our skilled New York divorce lawyers are fully committed to offering each of our clients:

  • Personal attention
  • Prompt responses to individual needs and inquiries
  • Thorough and clearly stated explanations of your options
  • Creative solutions to difficult and complex problems
  • An extensive menu of legal processes, including litigation, negotiation, mediation, and collaborative law

Our experience in all aspects of Manhattan, New York divorce law ensures that we have the skill and capacity to provide the best service in meeting our clients’ needs. We have significant experience handling high net worth cases, and are skilled at preparing effective prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, as well as protecting our clients’ property, assets, and interests upon divorce.

We establish close working relationships with our clients, resulting in strong and effective representation and characterized by humanity, caring, and understanding. If you find yourself facing divorce or other family law issues, please contact Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein LLP at 212.867.9123 to schedule an appointment with an experienced New York divorce attorney.

Firm Honors and Recognition

  • US News and World Report, Best Law Firms, Tier One, 2019, 2021
  • US News and World Report Best Lawyers in America, 2016-2021: Jacqueline Newman
  • US News and World Report Best Lawyers in America, 2011-2021: Barry Berkman
  • US News and World Report Best Lawyers in America, 2016-2021: Marc Fleisher
  • New York Metro Top 50 Women Attorneys, Super Lawyers, 2013-2021, Jacqueline Newman *Note to change to 2021)
  • SuperLawyers, 2021: Evan D. Schein
  • SuperLawyers, 2018-2021: Jessica Toelstedt
  • SuperLawyers, 2012-2021: Jacqueline Newman
  • SuperLawyers, 2007-2021: Barry Berkman
  • SuperLawyers, 2021: Abby P. Rosmarin
  • SuperLawyers Rising Star, 2017-2021:  Kelly Kotliar
  • SuperLawyers Rising Star, 2017-2021: John Teufel
  • SuperLawyers Rising Star, 2013-2017: Jessica Toelstedt
  • SuperLawyers Rising Star, 2017-2020: Evan D. Schein
  • New  York City’s Best Lawyers, 2016-2020: Jacqueline Newman
  • Martindale-Hubbell Client Champion, 2018-2021: Evan Schein
  • Martindale-Hubbell Client Champion, 2018-2021: Jessica Toelstedt
  • AV-Rated Preeminent, 2015-2021: Jacqueline Newman
  • AV-Rated Preeminent, 2015-2021: Barry Berkman
  • AV-Rated Preeminent, 2015-2021: Jessica Toelstedt
  • Avvo Rating of 10, Top Family Attorney: Evan D. Schein
  • Avvo Rating of 10, Top Divorce Attorney: Jacqueline Newman
  • Avvo Rating of 9.4, Top Divorce Attorney: Jessica Toelstedt
  • Law Firm of the Year, Finalist, SmartCEO Magazine, 2014
  • America’s Experienced, Accomplished Professionals, Ten Leaders Matrimonial & Divorce Law in New York City, 2011: Barry Berkman
  • America’s Experienced, Accomplished Professionals, Ten Leaders Matrimonial & Divorce Law in New York City, Age 45 and Under, 2011: Jacqueline Newman
  • Family Law Practitioners, New York Magazine, February 14, 2010

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