Brett S. Ward

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Blank Rome LLP
 | The Chrysler Building, 405 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10174-0208
Phone: 212-885-5394
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017
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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Marital Property

Focus Areas

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012

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About Brett Ward

Admitted: 2001, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.blankrome.com/index.cfm?contentID=10&bioID=5964

Honors and Awards:

  • Sanctuary for Families Associate's Committee's Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Advocacy, 2005
  • 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
  • The New York Supreme Court, Neutral Evaluator

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Educational Background:

  • Brandeis University, BA
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Office Location for Brett S. Ward

The Chrysler Building
405 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10174-0208

Phone: 212-885-5394

 

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Last Updated: 10/23/2017

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