New York Divorce Attorney Jacqueline Newman Named 2014 New York Metro Top 50 Women Attorneys by Super Lawyers

October 23, 2014

Jacqueline Newman of the New York law firm Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, LLP has been honored by Super Lawyers magazine as one of the 2014’s New York Metro Top 50 Women Attorneys for the second year in a row.

Jacqueline Newman joined Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, LLP in 1998 and is now the managing partner of the firm. Ms. Newman’s practice consists of litigation, collaborative law and mediation. She specializes in complex high net worth matrimonial cases and negotiating prenuptial agreements.

Ms. Newman has taught the Collaborative Family Law class for The NY Association of Collaborative Professionals and the Center for Mediation in Law, as well as the Introduction of Matrimonial Law for Collaborative Divorce Professionals for the New York State Unified Court System. At Fordham University School of Law, she taught Family Law Practice with Barry Berkman.

Ms. Newman has appeared as a commentator on various television shows and has been quoted as an expert in numerous publications, including Glamour Magazine, Crain’s New York Business, U.S. News and World Report, Woman’s Day and The Huffington Post.

“I am very proud to be recognized by Super Lawyers,” said attorney Jacqueline Newman. “As a family law attorney, I work with my clients to help them get through one of the most difficult times in their lives. It is my goal to have them leave the divorce process as unscathed as possible.”

The selections for this esteemed list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters, Legal division based in Eagan, MN. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.

Thomson Reuters, Legal publishes Super Lawyers magazines across the country. In addition to the magazines, Thomson Reuters, Legal publishes newspaper inserts and magazine special sections devoted to Super Lawyers. In 2010, Super Lawyers reached more than 15 million readers.

Super Lawyers was first published in 1991 by Law & Politics and was acquired by Thomson Reuters, Legal in February 2010. Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Super Lawyers can be found online at, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.

About the Firm

Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, LLP is a boutique New York divorce law firm located in midtown Manhattan. They are one of the largest exclusively matrimonial law firms in NYC. The attorneys have significant experience handling high net worth cases and are skilled at preparing effective prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, as well as protecting clients’ property, assets and interests upon divorce.

The attorneys at Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein concentrate their practice exclusively in the areas of family and divorce law, serving clients in the greater New York City area, including Westchester and other nearby counties such as Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk. Recognized among divorce law firms in New York, they are one of the only Manhattan firm specializing in litigation, mediation and collaborative law.

For more information about the firm, please visit their website or call 212.867.9123.

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