New York Divorce Attorney Jacqueline Newman Named to SuperLawyer’s New York Metro Top 50 Women Attorneys

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Super Lawyers magazine names New York divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman of Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP to the 2013 list of New York Metro Top 50 Women Attorneys.

New York Attorney Jacqueline Newman

Over the past 15 years of working exclusively with divorcing clients, I have learned how to read the needs of the people who walk into my office.

New York, NY attorney Jacqueline Newman of Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP has been named one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in New York Metro for 2013 by Thomson-Reuters Super Lawyers magazine. She is the youngest attorney to be selected for inclusion in this distinguished group.

Jacqueline Newman has almost 15 years of experience and was admitted to practice in New York State in 1999. After receiving her B.S. from the University of Delaware in 1996, Ms. Newman was awarded the J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1999. She joined Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP in 1998 and is now managing partner of the firm. Ms. Newman's practice consists of litigation, collaborative law and mediation with a focus on complex high net worth matrimonial cases and negotiating prenuptial agreements.

Included in the New York Metro Super Lawyers Edition for 2012 and 2013, Ms. Newman was honored with a listing in The Ten Leaders of Matrimonial & Divorce Law in New York City, Age 45 and Under and as the New York Divorce and Prenuptial Agreements attorney for the exclusive Haute Lawyers network. These activities and her reputation for ethical standards and professional ability among her fellow lawyers earned her the highest rating, AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell.

Ms. Newman has taught at The NY Association of Collaborative Professionals, the Center for Mediation in Law, the New York State Unified Court System and at Fordham University School of Law. She 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.

“Over the past 15 years of working exclusively with divorcing clients, I have learned how to read the needs of the people who walk into my office. Some clients want to know about every detail of their case. Other clients want to hand off more responsibility to me and only want to know the significant points. Being a good matrimonial attorney is about handling this very difficult time in a people's lives in whichever manner works best for them and helping each client get through this process with as little emotional and financial damage as possible,” said Jacqueline Newman, partner at Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP.

Selections for the Top 50 Women Attorneys in New York Metro for 2013 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 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 superlawyers.com where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.

About the Firm

Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP is a boutique law firm focusing exclusively in the areas of family and divorce law. The firm’s New York divorce attorneys possess significant experience in 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. Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP emphasizes comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge service.

Attorneys at the law firm of Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP offer legal counsel primarily in the following areas:

  • Litigation
  • Non-litigation options
  • Collaborative law and mediation
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial agreements
  • Appellate work

Recognized among divorce law firms in New York, Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP is the only Manhattan firm specializing in litigation, mediation, and collaborative law. Based in midtown Manhattan, the firm serves clients across the greater New York area, New Jersey and Westchester County.

Founded in 1994, the lawyers at Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP have decades of combined experience. For more information about the firm please go to http://www.berkbot.com/
or call 212-983-8526.

Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP
521 Fifth Avenue, 31st Floor
New York, New York 10175
212.867.9123

Two Overhill Road
Scarsdale, New York 10583
914.308.3435

7 Mount Bethel Road
Warren, New Jersey 07059
908.505.0047

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