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Evan D. Schein

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Evan D. Schein Partner & Head of Litigation


The podcast that explores high-profile divorces and much more. From Attorney Evan Schein and  Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein LLP. 

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Latest Podcast:

On Episode 60 of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein is joined by best-selling author of the book “Hard Work or Harmony” and trusted Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Dr. Kiaundra Jackson! In this episode, we talk all things relationships, marriage, and divorce. We also get Dr. Jackson’s thoughts on a few famous relationships quotes and whether she agrees or disagrees. You don’t want to miss this one! 


Evan Schein is a partner with the firm and leads the firm’s litigation practice. Mr. Schein joined Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein LLP in 2010 after practicing at another well-known matrimonial law firm.

Mr. Schein is an experienced litigator with an ability to find creative solutions to complex issues. This allows Mr. Schein to deliver optimum results for his clients at trial or during settlement negotiations. Mr. Schein prides himself on working closely with his clients to develop litigation and negotiation strategies that fit a client’s goals. Whether negotiating a prenuptial agreement for a client or litigating a divorce, Mr. Schein zealously advocates for his clients’ interests.

Mr. Schein has litigated matrimonial matters in the Supreme and Family Courts of Manhattan, Kings, Queens, Nassau, Suffolk and Rockland Counties, and has also worked extensively practicing in the courts of Westchester County, where the firm retains an office.

Mr. Schein also focuses his practice on representing professional athletes in family law matters. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Schein was a sports agent. He has now blended his two passions of sports and family law to create a unique practice of sports-oriented family law. Mr. Schein’s familiarity with athlete contracts and the complex compensation structures, endorsement and marketing deals, and relocation custodial issues for athletes enables him to understand the wide array of issues present in representing clients in the sports and entertainment industries. He frequently works with sports and entertainment agents, prominent trust and estate attorneys, financial advisors, and insurance specialists to protect his client’s interests. He is currently teaching at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Mr. Schein has been recognized in the New York Metro Super Lawyers Edition from 2013 to 2022. He sits on the faculty of the New York College of Matrimonial Trial Attorneys, has taught several Continuing Legal Education seminars for various organizations and bar associations in New York and nationally, and has been cited in publications for his work on prominent New York family law cases. He has achieved the top rating of 10 at Avvo, the prominent attorney-ranking database. In 2019, Mr. Schein was selected for inclusion in the Westchester Business Council’s prestigious 40 Under 40 list.

Mr. Schein is an active member of many organizations and bar associations including the New York State Bar Association (Family Law Section, Sports and Entertainment Law Section and Executive Committee); New York County Bar Association (Family Law Section); New York State Women’s Bar Association; American Bar Association (Family Law Section); Westchester County Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

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


Admitted to Practice Law

  • New York

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Honors and Recognitions


Community Involvement

  • Best Lawyers 2024 - Evan
  • AACFL - Evan
  • Avvo Rating - Evan
  • Client Champion - Evan
  • Lead Counsel - Evan
  • Super Lawyers - Evan
  • Super Lawyers - Evan Schein 2022

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