Nancy Green

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Burger Green & Min LLP
 | 420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 2834
New York, NY 10170
Phone: 212-681-6400
Fax: 212-681-6999
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1992
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Nancy Green is a partner at the highly respected New York City law firm of Burger & Green, LLP, which she co-founded in 2007. Having focused the majority of her career on family law, Ms. Green continues to focus her practice on divorce and other family-related matters by offering representation and guidance to clients from throughout New York state who face a variety of legal issues, including the following:

    • High-asset divorce• Property division• Spousal support• Child support• Child custody• International family law

    In addition to her primary practice area, Ms. Green also assists clients with needs related to trusts and estates, along with offering real estate transaction services.

    Ms. Green began her legal career in 1992 after earning her law degree from Brooklyn Law School. In addition to her approval to practice law in all of New York's state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York have also issued their approvals for her to practice in their courtrooms, as has the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. These multi-level approvals allow her to offer clients assistance regardless of the court with jurisdiction.

    Since the beginning of Ms. Green's nearly 30-year legal career, she has earned a place among the Northeast's leading lawyers. Her excellent reputation has earned her a number of honors, including an "Excellent" rating from Avvo.

    Ms. Green is an active member of the legal community. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York County Lawyers Association, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, the American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators and the New York Women's Bar Association.  She was also accepted as a fellow in the International Academy of Family Lawyers.

    Practice Areas
    • 90%Family Law
    • 10%Real Estate: Consumer
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Condominiums & Cooperatives, Mortgage & Refinance


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    Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021

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    About Nancy Green

    Admitted: 1992, New York

    Professional Webpage:


    • Samuel W. Rover and Lewis Rover Award for Excellence in Medicine and the Law, 1991
    • Moot Court Judge, Brooklyn Law School, 1990
    • Associate Managing Editor, Brooklyn Journal of International Law, 1990 - 1991

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New York Women's Bar Association - Family Law Section, 2019
    • American Academy for Certified Financial Planners, 2019
    • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, 2019
    • New York State Bar Association - Family Law Section, 2019
    • New York Womens Bar Association, Real Estate Section, 2019
    • New York City Bar Association, 2019
    • New York, 1992
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2013
    • New York Women's Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • New York Women Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1992
    • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • New York State Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1992

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • In the Matter of the Extradition of Atta: Limiting the Scope of the Political Offense Exception, 17 BROOKLYN J. INT'L LAW 447, Author, 1991


    • Matter of Gallagher v Pignoloni 2016 NY Slip Op 08362 (Appellate Division, Second Department)
    • Squicciarini v. Oreiro, 99 A.D.3d 605 (1st Dept. 2012) (Appellate Division 1st Dept. 2012)
    • Melissa C.D. v. Rene I.D., 2014 WL 1699092 (Appellate Division 1st Dept. 2014)


    • Worked on commerical real estate transaction for builder over the course of five years from purchase of empty lot to financing construction loan and conversion of loan after finalization of multi-unit construction project. Litigated in court with neighbors in connection with license agreements., 2019

    Educational Background:

    • State University of New York at Binghamton, New York, B.A., Major: Law and Society, 1986
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    Office Location for Nancy Green

    420 Lexington Avenue
    Suite 2834
    New York, NY 10170

    Phone: 212-681-6400

    Fax: 212-681-6999

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