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Laurie J. McPherson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

The McPherson Firm, P.C.
120 West 45th Street, Suite 2801
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-750-2240
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1991
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas: Family Law
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Attorney Profile

As the principal and founder of The McPherson Firm, P.C., Laurie J. McPherson serves people in the state of New York. She primarily handles high-asset divorce and family law cases, representing clients who are involved in medicine, the arts, fashion, business, the law and finance. Her cases include the following issues: child custody, separate property determination, prenuptial agreements, property division, spousal support and separation agreements. Ms. McPherson also represents clients in post-judgment issues and cohabitation agreements.

Ms. McPherson graduated with distinction from the University of Virginia, earning a Bachelor of Arts in modern studies. While an undergrad student, she was an honors English major and a Phi Beta Kappa member. She then attended Brooklyn Law School, graduating cum laude with her Juris Doctor. Over time she built her family law experience, learning from bar members who were considered the brightest and best. She then worked for a law firm, reputed to be one of the largest in the world, eventually becoming a partner. She left that law firm to open her own.

Using her 20 plus years' experience, Ms. McPherson is dedicated in helping her clients receive the property to which they may be entitled. She uses a modern and sophisticated approach, employing the latest legal methods to achieve her clients' desires. She has a thorough understanding of high-asset divorce matters and has established a reputation for being aggressive and highly skilled in her practice area.

Several publications have sought Ms. McPherson's input and she has been quoted in the following media sources: SmartMoney magazine, The New York Times, the New York Law Journal and New York magazine.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022

About Laurie J. McPherson

First Admitted: 1991, New York

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  • Quoted and featured in numerous publications, such as The New York Times, New York Magazine, Smart Money and New York Law Journal

Educational Background

  • University of Virginia, B.A. in Modern Studies (Honors English Major), With Distinction; Phi Beta Kappa
  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., Cum Laude
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Office Location for Laurie J. McPherson

120 West 45th Street
Suite 2801
New York, NY 10036

Phone: 212-750-2240

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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