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Richard N. Tannenbaum

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Garden City, NY

Richard N. Tannenbaum, P.C.
666 Old Country Road, Suite 801
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516-222-5380
Fax: 516-228-0383
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1977
Practice Areas: Family Law
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

Richard N. Tannenbaum has been practicing law for more than 30 years with the last 15 devoted exclusively to high-end matrimonial and family law. He has been peer-review rated AV since 1984 by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been recognized as a Top Attorney in North America - 2016 edition of the Who's Who Directories. He was named to the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in New York State by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys. He has been selected as one of Long Island's Top Rated and Leading Lawyers of 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. He has lectured to fellow attorneys on the topic of electronic discovery and the obligation to preserve electronically stored information. As a result of his experience in the field, Mr. Tannenbaum has been appointed a Referee by the courts in several complex matrimonial cases and has served as Referee to hear and determine all issues of discovery in the case of Etzion v. Etzion, a leading matrimonial case in electronic discovery in New York. Among his many professional associations, he is a member of The New York Family Law American Inn of Court and has previously served as both President and Chairman of the Board of the Great Neck Lawyers Association.

About Richard N. Tannenbaum

First Admitted: 1977, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Selected as one of Long Island's Top Rated Lawyers of 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 by ALM Legal Leaders
  • Named to the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in New York State by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys.
  • Honored by the Nassau County Matrimonial Committee for his scholarship and research in the field of Electronic Discovery, 2009

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer musician for Musicians On Call playing piano to bedside children and adult patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York (2008 to present).

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Appointed Referee by the Supreme Court, Nassau County, to hear and determine discovery issues in several complex divorce cases including the case of Etzion v. Etzion (2005-2013)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lecturer on Electronic Discovery, Matrimonial Committees, The Nassau County Bar Association And The New York County Lawyers Asso, 2008
  • Presented to the Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law on the topic of "Does Adolescent Brain Development Favor Substituted Judgment by Children's Attorneys?" (2014).

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Examining Attorney in Mock Trial held in Supreme Court, Nassau County, for second-year Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows, Hofstra North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine, 2012
  • Lectured to the Matrimonial Committees of the New York County Lawyers Assoc and the Nassau County Bar Association on electronic discovery, 2009

Industry Groups

  • Matrimonial Committee Nassau County Bar Association
  • National Crime Victim Bar Association
  • New York Family Law American Inn Of Court
  • Songwriters Guild Of America
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Office Location for Richard N. Tannenbaum

666 Old Country Road
Suite 801
Garden City, NY 11530

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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