Eve Rachel Markewich

Top rated Estate & Trust Litigation attorney in New York, New York

Markewich and Rosenstock LLP
Eve Rachel Markewich
Markewich and Rosenstock LLP

Practice Areas: Estate & Trust Litigation, Business Litigation, Employment Litigation; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1988

Education: Columbia Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

Markewich and Rosenstock LLP

18 East 48th Street
Tenth Floor
New York, NY 10017 Visit website


Eve Rachel Markewich is an attorney at Markewich and Rosenstock LLP, in New York, New York. Ms. Markewich represents a diverse client base throughout the New York metropolitan region in business litigation, commercial litigation, probate, trust and estate litigation matters and more.

After graduating from Harvard College, Ms. Markewich earned her law degree from Columbia Law School, where she achieved the status of Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. She has been admitted to practice law since 1988 and has attained the highest possible rating, AV Preeminent*, from the attorney peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell.

In addition to more than 20 years of litigation experience, including significant litigation time in the Surrogate’s Court of the State of New York, Ms. Markewich is also familiar with non-litigation methods such as arbitration and mediation. She is also experienced in appeals and has authored numerous articles on various legal topics and spoken many at conferences and seminars throughout her career.

Ms. Markewich is actively involved in several organizations on both a local and national level. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, serving on the executive committee, the Trusts and Estates Law Section and as vice chair of the Estate Litigation Committee. She is also involved with the New York County Lawyers’ Association as a member of the Surrogate’s Court Committee and the Committee on the Supreme Court.

Additional groups that Ms. Markewich belongs to include the New York City Bar Association, the Lexington Democratic Club and the Women’s Bar Association. She is also vice chair of the board of directors of the Amputee Coalition and previously served as district leader of Park River Independent Democrats.

*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

Estate & Trust Litigation, Business Litigation, Employment Litigation: Defense

Focus areas

Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer, Non-Compete Agreements, Will Contests, Wrongful Termination

  • 50% Estate & Trust Litigation
  • 40% Business Litigation
  • 10% Employment Litigation: Defense

First Admitted: 1988, New York

Professional Webpage: http://mrlawllp.com/about/eve-rachel-markewich-resume/

  • AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell
  • SuperLawyers
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Columbia Law School
  • Best Lawyers
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Amputee Coalition of America, Support Group Program, Wills and Living Wills – October 2004
  • Faculty Participant/Planning Chair – Basic Surrogate’s Court Practice – New York State Bar Association –September 24, 2004
  • Speaker – ACCA Fair Labor Standards Program – September 23, 2004
  • Speaker – Planning to Win a Will Contest – Effective Pre- and Post-Death Strategies – The Catholic Archdiocese of New York – May 19, 2004
  • The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center Program: “Marriage: What Does It Mean For Your Financial Future?” – May 11, 2004
  • Faculty Participant –Lorman Education Services Seminar- Fall 2003
  • Speaker – “Internal Investigations of Employment Issues”; ACCA Employment Law Update: Compensation Issues In a Changing Legal Environment – May 16, 2003
  • Faculty Participant – Trial Advocacy Program– Hofstra University School of Law- January, 2003
  • Faculty Participant – Judicial Seminars -New York State Unified Court System -Summer 2002
  • Blank Rome LLP Deposition Skills Training Workshop – 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • “Of Sound Mind, Yes, but Did She Understand the Tax Clause?”, New York Law Journal, January 26, 2009
  • “Surrogate’s Court Procedure §1750-b: Guardians’ Unique Authority,” New York Law Journal, May 25, 2005, co-author with Peter C. Valente
  • “Getting Grounded on Ethical Issues,” New York Law Journal, February 14, 2005
  • “Interest: Forgotten Consequence of Leisurely Estate Administration,” New York Law Journal, October 29, 2004, co-author with Peter C. Valente
  • Faculty Participant- An Introduction to the Probate Process & How to Avoid It-  New York City Bar Association, March 7, 2011
  • Program Chair- In Terrorem Clauses –CUNY Law School/Hudson Valley Blank – October 28, 2011
  • Program Chair- Crossing State Borders in Trust and Estate Law: What the New York Practioner Needs to Know about Florida, New Jersey, Delaware & Connecticut – Association of the Bar of the City of New York – December 12, 2007
  • Faculty Participant- Estate Administration and Litigation Proceedings in New York Surrogate’s Court:  Key Issues Confronting Practitioners- Association of the Bar of the City of New York – November 28, 2007
  • Program Chair- Accounting Proceedings in the Surrogate’s Court – New York County Lawyers Association – February 28, 2007
  • Program Chair – Crossing State Borders in Trust & Estate Law – Association of the Bar of the City of New York – November 6, 2006
  • Faculty Participant – Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Accounting Proceedings in Surrogate’s Court – Association of the Bar of the City of New York – December 13, 2005
  • Faculty Participant/Planning Chair – Discovery and the Accounting Trial – New York County Lawyers Association –March 4, 2005
  • Speaker – A Day in the Life…. 1404 Exams, Will Contests and Ethical Issues – The Catholic Archdiocese of New York — February 5, 2005
  • Speaker – Justices Seminar on Abusive  Discovery Practices – New York State Bar Association Commercial Division November 19, 2004
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Amputee Coalition of America – Vice Chair, Board of Dir.,  2006-2009
Educational Background:
  • Harvard-Radcliffe College, AB, cum laude, 1983
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law Section
  • Federal Courts
  • Lexington Democratic Club
  • New York State Bar Association, Vice Chair, Trusts and Estates Section, Litigation Committee
  • New York
  • New York County Democratic District Leader (1997-2004)
  • Co-Chair Litigation New York County Lawyers Association, Committee on Supreme Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Office location for Eve Rachel Markewich

18 East 48th Street
Tenth Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-542-3156


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

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