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We understand that right now, many New Yorkers have urgent questions about their parenting and custody agreements and arrangements. Coronavirus and the subsequent restrictions imposed on movement have created a sense of uncertainty for many parents. The firm is currently open for business. We are also offering remote consultations via video chat and phone calls. We are here to answer your pressing questions about your custody arrangements during the coronavirus crisis, as well as to speak about any other family law and divorce issues you may have.

We want you to stay safe and healthy. If you wish to meet with an attorney remotely, we can accommodate that need. If you have questions, please contact us.

Samantha Cooper


Phone: 212-867-9123 Fax: 212-983-8526

Samantha joined Berkman Bottger Newman and Schein LLP in May of 2018, and is admitted to the New York State bar. Samantha received her B.A. from Tulane University and her Juris Doctor from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she graduated with a concentration in family and children’s law. In law school, Samantha participated in the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program and competed in a series of negotiation competitions as a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Competition Honor Society. Prior to joining BBNS as an associate, Samantha interned with two boutique matrimonial law firms in New York City.


Areas of practice

  • Divorce Litigation
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Collaborative Law
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Separation Agreements
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Alimony
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Post-divorce Modification
  • Paternity
  • Relocation


  • Tulane University, B.A. Cum Laude, Dean’s List - 2016
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D. - 2019
Samantha Cooper