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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Garden City, NY

Richard N. Tannenbaum
Richard N. Tannenbaum, Esq.
666 Old Country Road, Suite 700
Garden City, NY 11530
T:Work 516-222-5380
F: Fax516-228-0383
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2015
Licensed Since: 1977
Education: Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law
Practice Areas: Family Law
Industry Groups: Matrimonial Committee Nassau County Bar Association, National Crime Victim Bar Association, New York Family Law American Inn Of Court, Songwriters Guild Of America
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish


Richard N. Tannenbaum has been practicing law for more than 30 years with the last 15 devoted exclusively to high-end matrimonial and family law. He has been peer-review rated AV since 1984 by Martindale-Hubbell. He was named to the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in New York State by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys. He has been selected as one of Long Island's Top Rated Lawyers of 2014, 2015 and 2016 by ALM Legal Leaders. He has lectured to fellow attorneys on the topic of electronic discovery and the obligation to preserve electronically stored information. As a result of his experience in the field, Mr. Tannenbaum has been appointed a Referee by the courts in several complex matrimonial cases and, to date, continues to serve as Referee to hear and determine all issues of discovery in the case of Etzion v. Etzion, a leading matrimonial case in electronic discovery in New York. Among his many professional associations, he is a member of The New York Family Law American Inn of Court and has previously served as both President and Chairman of the Board of the Great Neck Lawyers Association.

Years of Selection

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2015

About Richard Tannenbaum

Admitted: 1977, New York

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Honors and Awards:

  • Honored by the Nassau County Matrimonial Committee for his scholarship and research in the field of Electronic Discovery, 2009
  • Selected as one of Long Island's Top Rated Lawyers of 2014 and 2015 by ALM Legal Leaders
  • Named to the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in New York State by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Examining Attorney in Mock Trial held in Supreme Court, Nassau County, for second-year Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows, Hofstra North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine, 2012
  • Lectured to the Matrimonial Committees of the New York County Lawyers Assoc and the Nassau County Bar Association on electronic discovery, 2009

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer musician for Musicians On Call playing piano to bedside children and adult patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York (2008 to present).

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lecturer on Electronic Discovery, Matrimonial Committees, The Nassau County Bar Association And The New York County Lawyers Asso, 2008
  • Presented to the Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law on the topic of "Does Adolescent Brain Development Favor Substituted Judgment by Children's Attorneys?" (2014).

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Appointed Referee by the Supreme Court, Nassau County, to hear and determine discovery issues in several complex divorce cases including the case of Etzion v. Etzion (2005-2013)
Last Updated: 4/2/2015
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