Areas of Practice

  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Pre/postnuptial Agreements
  • Mediation
  • Profession

    Legal Professional

    Academic and Professional Credentials

    University of Delaware, B.S., 1996
    Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 1999


    About my Practice

    Jacqueline Newman is a partner at Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP and her practice consists of collaborative law, mediation and litigation. She specializes in complex high net worth matrimonial cases and negotiating prenuptial agreements. 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 as an assistant professor to Barry Berkman. Ms. Newman has also appeared as a commentator on various television shows. Ms. Newman was recently honored with a listing in The Ten Leaders of Matrimonial & Divorce Law in New York City, Age 45 and Under. 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. Jacqueline Newman is also one of the youngest matrimonial attorneys in New York City to be selected for inclusion in Thompson Reuters New York-Metro Super Lawyers Edition 2012.

    Professional Organizations

    Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Women's Bar Association, the Divorce Mediation Council of New York and the New York Collaborative Law Group.

    Office Locations

    Location 1 ) 521 Fifth Avenue 31st Floor New York New York 10175