Brett S. Ward

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Blank Rome LLP
1271 6th Ave
New York, NY 10020
Phone: 212-885-5394
Fax: 212-885-5001
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Handling cases of family law throughout the state of New York, Brett S. Ward is a partner at Blank Rome LLP. His practice areas extend to all matters of family and matrimonial law, including custody, paternity and divorce. With significant trial and litigation experience, Mr. Ward is extremely experienced in negotiations for settlements, separation and prenuptial agreements.

 After earning a Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University, Mr. Ward went on to the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to earn a Juris Doctor. He regularly donates his time to the New York Supreme Court as a neutral evaluator working to resolve cases before trial for matrimonial litigants. With successful appearances before appellate courts, Mr. Ward is extremely experienced in both New York’s Supreme Court and Family Court.

 A member of the New York State Bar Association, Mr. Ward is also a member of the family law section’s executive committee and is co-chair of the Lawyers for Children Committee. He is also a member of the New York County Bar Association and is co-chair of the Brandeis Lawyers’ Committee for the New York Metro Area. As co-chair of the Young Lawyers Committee of the New York County Lawyers’ Association, he shares knowledge gained throughout his career to new attorneys.

 Mr. Ward is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the Supreme Court of the United States and the states of Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Marital Property

Selections

9 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012

About Brett S. Ward

Admitted: 2001, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.blankrome.com/people/brett-s-ward

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • Massachusetts
  • Association’s Matrimonial Law and Family Court Committees
  • The New York Metro Area Brandeis Lawyers’ Committee, Co-Chair
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • New York
  • Young Lawyers’ Committee, Co-Chair
  • The Lawyers’ For Children Committee, Co-Chair
  • New York County Bar Association
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Connecticut
  •  The New York County Lawyers’ Association, Co-Chair
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Executive Committee, Member
  • New York State Bar Association

Educational Background

  • Brandeis University, BA

Honors/Awards

  • New York “Rising Star” in Family Law, listed in Super Lawyers, 2011–2012
  •  New York “Super Lawyer” in Family Law, listed in Super Lawyers, 2013–2017
  • Sanctuary for Families Associate's Committee's Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Advocacy, 2005
  • The New York Supreme Court, Neutral Evaluator
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Office Location for Brett S. Ward

1271 6th Ave
New York, NY 10020

Phone: 212-885-5394

Fax: 212-885-5001

Last Updated: 7/16/2021

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