Sylvia Goldschmidt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in White Plains, NY

Goldschmidt & Genovese, LLP
 | 81 Main Street, Suite 405
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-681-6006
Fax: 914-681-8728
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1983
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • International (10%)
Attorney Profile

Sylvia Goldschmidt is a senior member of Goldschmidt & Genovese LLP, a small, boutique matrimonial and family law firm based in White Plains, New York. She focuses her practice on family law and collaborative law, assisting clients in Westchester County with the emotionally difficult issues that often accompany divorce, such as custody disputes, petitions for child support and property division. In her practice, Ms. Goldschmidt always strives to treat her clients with compassion while vigilantly protecting their rights.

In 1981, Ms. Goldschmidt obtained her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. A year later, she earned an LL.M. in taxation from the New York University School of Law. She was admitted to practice in New York in 1983.

Ms. Goldschmidt remains abreast of the latest developments in the fields of family and matrimonial law as a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and she previously served as president of the organization's New York Chapter. She is also the Immediate Past President of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers' United States Chapter; member of the Excutive Committees of the Family Law Sections of the  NYS Bar Assoc. and Westchester County Bar Assoc. Ms. Goldschmidt sits on the Advisory Committee for Honoring Families Initiative of IAALS. In the past, she has served as co-chair of the Westchester Women's Bar Association's Matrimonial Committee and Women's Bar of the State of New York.

Sharing her knowledge and experience with other attorneys through writing and teaching is another important part of Ms. Goldschmidt's professional life. She has given lectures and written articles for numerous bar associations, including the New York State Bar Association, as well as the Pace University School of Law. Her dedicated service to her clients has garnered her multiple honors, including a listing in the Best Lawyers of America* as well as Martindale-Hubbell's AV-Preeminent** peer-reviewed rating.

*The Best Lawyers in America® 2010. Copyright 2009 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

**AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

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About Sylvia Goldschmidt

Admitted: 1983, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Best Lawyers of America
  • Martindale-Hubbell's AV-Preeminent Peer-Reviewed Rating
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York, 1983
  • Co-Chair, Westchester Women's Bar Association's, Matrimonial Committee
  • President-Elect, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers' United States Chapter
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Executive Committee, Family Law Section

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, Pace Law School, American Bar Association, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer and various other Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • New York University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation
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Office Location for Sylvia Goldschmidt

81 Main Street
Suite 405
White Plains, NY 10601

Phone: 914-681-6006

Fax: 914-681-8728

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Last Updated: 7/10/2019

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