Gretchen Beall Schumann

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Cohen Rabin Stine Schumann LLP
 | 11 Times Square, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-512-0814
Fax: 212-202-6100
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Gretchen Beall Schumann is a founding partner at the New York City law firm of Cohen Rabin Stine Schumann LLP.  Ms. Schumann has distinguished herself in the area of family law in New York City and the metro area.  Her dedicated representation and commitment to her clients has placed her among the top female attorneys in New York state.  Ms. Schumann brings years of experience when clients are facing challenges involving both negotiation and litigation, including in complex matters involving domestic and international aspects of family law.

The respect and reputation she has earned in her field make her a frequent choice for Continuing Legal Education panels and lectures for academic and corporate institutions.  Ms. Schumann has served as a commentator for print media with respect to name change and other matters and has authored chapters on New York family law practice for international publications.  She has earned an "Excellent" rating from Avvo.

Ms. Schumann is the current President of the New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation, Inc. and a past President of the New York Women’s Bar Association (2010-2011); before that, she was the Association’s Vice President and Treasurer. From 2005 until 2008, she served as Secretary of the New York City Bar Committee on Children and the Law, and from 2004 until 2007, as Secretary of the New York County Lawyers’ Association Matrimonial Law Section. Ms. Schumann is currently a member of the Advisory Committee for the New Lawyer Institute at the New York City Bar and the President’s Council of Cornell Women.

Ms. Schumann began her legal career in 2001 after earning her law degree from Cornell Law School.  She received her A.B. from Columbia University, Columbia College.  She is admitted in New York and New Jersey.

 

 

 
Practice Areas

Family Law (100%)

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013

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About Gretchen Schumann

Admitted: 2002, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.crsslaw.com/attorneys/gbeall.html

Honors and Awards:

  • “Super Lawyers”, New York Metro Edition, 2015
  • Cornell Law School, Robert S. Pasley Memorial Prize, 2001
  • “Super Lawyers”, Rising Stars, New York Metro Edition, 2012 and 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of the New York City Bar’s Women in the Legal Profession Committee
  • Member of the Advisory Committee for the New Lawyer Institute at the New York City Bar
  • Board of Directors, New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation
  • Vice President and Treasurer, New York Women’s Bar Association
  • Secretary of the New York City Bar Committee on Children and the Law, 2005-2008
  • Secretary of the New York County Lawyers’ Association Matrimonial Law Section, 2004-2007
  • Past President of the New York Women’s Bar Association, 2010-2011
  • Former member, Sanctuary for Families Associates Committee
  • State of New Jersey

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Co-authored an article for the New York Law Journal, “The Alienated Child,” with partner Harriet Newman Cohen, 2007
  • Lectured for the New York State Bar Association on both procedural and substantive aspects of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, and for the E. David Woycik Intensive Trial Advocacy Program at Hofstra Law School

Educational Background:

  • Columbia University, A.B. in English, 1998
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Website - www.crsslaw.com
Office Location for Gretchen Beall Schumann

11 Times Square
10th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Phone: 212-512-0814

Fax: 212-202-6100

 

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Last Updated: 7/2/2018

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