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Litigation. Collaborative Law. Mediation.

Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein a TIER 1 Best Law Firm, and 3 Attorneys Named as “Best Lawyers in America”


We are very proud to announce that Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein has been recognized by US News-Best Lawyers as a 2020 “Tier 1” Best Law Firm in Family Law, in the New York City area. “Best Law Firms” are chosen through a thorough ranking process factoring in client feedback, reviews, and peer recommendations. This will be our firm’s second year as a Tier 1 Best Law Firm.

Congratulations to all our attorneys and support staff for achieving this honor!

Three of our attorneys have also been recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, compiled by US News and World Report, for their work in Family Law: Jacqueline NewmanBarry Berkman, and Marc Fleisher.

Jacqueline Newman is the firm’s managing partner. Jacqueline’s practice focuses on the litigation and negotiation of divorces, and the negotiation and drafting of pre- and post-nuptial agreements. This is Jacqueline’s fifth straight year being recognized by Best Lawyers.

Barry Berkman is a founding partner of Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein. He is recognized as one of the leading divorce mediators and collaborative attorneys in New York. This is his tenth year in a row being inducted into The Best Lawyers in America.

Marc Fleisher is of counsel to Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein and has focused his practice on divorce mediation and collaborative law since 1994. In 1999, Marc co-founded the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals, which helped to spread and standardize collaborative divorce practice in the Greater New York area. This is his sixth year being named a Best Lawyer in America.

Congratulations to all!