Michael L. Paikin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Michael L. Paikin PC
 | 551 5th Ave, Suite 616
New York, NY 10176
Phone: 212-256-9530
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1971
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (40%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • General Litigation (30%)
Attorney Profile

When he founded Michael L. Paikin, P.C., Mr. Paikin knew he wanted to help families in New York City, New York, overcome the challenges associated with matters such as child custody and divorce. He has helped countless clients make informed decisions about their family, finances and future by providing honest advice.

Licensed to practice for more than 45 years, Mr. Paikin received a Bachelor of Arts from Yeshiva University in 1967, and then earned a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 1970.

Mr. Paikin has had an impressive career due to his appreciation for a client’s situation and an ability to use a variety of resources to resolve an issue. He has access to peers, forensic accountants and other professionals through his memberships with the New York County Lawyers’ Association, the New York State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

Highly regarded within the legal community, Mr. Paikin holds an Avvo “Excellent” rating, and he has earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Perhaps more important than the accolades and the experience, is the atmosphere Mr. Paikin creates when working with clients. Family law issues often seem confusing and overwhelming. He puts clients’ minds at ease by explaining the immediate consequences of certain actions, as well as any long-term implications those actions could have. He is an attorney who listens to someone’s concerns and bases the strategy for the case around what the client wants.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (40%): Custody & Visitation, Divorce

Business Litigation (30%)

General Litigation (30%)

Focus Areas

Custody & Visitation, Divorce


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Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018

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About Michael Paikin

Admitted: 1971, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.avvo.com/attorneys/10017-ny-michael-paikin-79801...

Educational Background:

  • Yeshiva University, New York, NY, B.A., 1967
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Office Location for Michael L. Paikin

551 5th Ave
Suite 616
New York, NY 10176

Phone: 212-256-9530


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Last Updated: 2/5/2018

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