Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Mediation
  • Post-Divorce Disputes
  • Pre/postnuptial Agreements
  • Separation
  • Profession

    Legal Professional

    Academic and Professional Credentials

    New York University School of Law, J.D., 1981
    Brandeis University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1978

    College Attended:
    Brandeis University

    Graduate School:
    New York University School of Law

    States admitted to practice:
    New York


    About my Practice

    Lawrence N. Rothbart, Esq. is an experienced attorney with years of divorce mediation experience. After spending more than twenty years in public service (including 16 years in the Matrimonial Part of the New York State Court System), Larry entered private practice first as "Of Counsel" to a boutique family law firm and starting in 2007, in his own practice in Downtown Manhattan serving primarily residents of Manhattan and Brooklyn. His practice encompasses, Collaborative Practice, Mediation (both as mediator and supportive/review attorney) as well as the adversarial model.

    Larry has devoted his career to helping individuals over the hurdle of divorce in a respectful and dignified manner in a multitude or processes. His passion and commitment means that separating couples in New York have a humane, thoughtful alternative to the traditional manner in which divorces and family issues have been resolved.

    Professional Organizations

    NY Assoc. of Collaborative Professionals; NYS Bar Assoc., Family Law Section; NYC Bar Association, various committees; Bklyn Bar Assoc., Family Law & ADR Committees; Legal Advisory Council, Sanctuary for Families; Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law.

    Professional Trainings

    Intensive Mediation Training. Basic and Interdisciplinary Collborative Training

    Professional Licenses

    Admission to the Bar in New York State and variously Federal courts

    Office Locations

    Location 1 ) 450 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001, USA
    Location 2 ) 115 Broadway, Suite 302 New York NY 10006