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Jacqueline Newman

Managing Partner

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 litigationcollaborative law and mediation. She specializes in complex high net worth matrimonial cases and also in negotiating prenuptial agreements.

Ms. Newman is the author of the book, “The New Rules of Divorce: Twelve Secrets to Protecting Your Wealth, Health and Happiness” which was published by Simon & Schuster in January, 2020. She has appeared as an expert commentator on various television and radio shows and has been quoted as an expert in numerous publications, including Fox’s Business, NBC News, ABC News, CBS News, The New York Times, Woman’s Day, Glamour, the New York Post, Reuters.com, Crain’s New York Business, U.S. News and World Report, Business Insider, Time.com, USA Today, Yahoo Parenting, Woman’s Day, CNBC.com and The Huffington Post.

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 received a certificate in Negotiation Mastery from Harvard Business School Online in 2021 and was also a Lexis Nexis Practice Adviser and drafted practice guides for matrimonial law.

These activities and her reputation for ethical standards and professional ability among her fellow lawyers have earned her the highest rating, AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell.  In 2019, Ms. Newman was selected as a Family/Matrimonial attorney serving high net-worth clients in New York by Chambers and Partners, a highly respected international lawyer research company. Ms. Newman is also honored to be selected for inclusion in Thompson Reuters New York-Metro Super Lawyers Top 50 Women Attorneys since 2013, and Best Lawyers in America since 2016.

Areas of practice

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

Education

Admitted to Practice Law

Professional memberships

Honors and Recognitions

  • Martindale AV-Rated- Jacqueline
  • Super Lawyers - Jacqueline
  • Best Lawyer - Jacqueline
  • New York Leading Lawyers
  • Avvo Rating - Jacqueline
  • Divorce Saloon - Jacqueline
  • Lead Counsel - Jacqueline
  • AACFL - Jacqueline
  • Legal Leaders - Jacqueline
  • Ten Leaders - Jacqueline
  • Super Lawyers Top 50 Women - Jacqueline
  • 10 Years Super Lawyers - Jacqueline
  • New York Metro Top 50 Women Super Lawyers - Jacqueline

Jacqueline's Live Appearances & pUBLICATIONS

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THE NEW RULES OF DIVORCE - TWELVE SECRETS TO PROTECTING YOUR WEALTH, HEALTH, AND HAPPINESS

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