Pam is known by her clients and her peers as being a careful thinker, a clever strategist and a creative problem solver who brings not only her intellect and skill, but also her empathy and humanity, to both the negotiating table and the courtroom, whether the matter is a highly charged custody matter or a fiercely contested complex financial matter.
Pam is a former Chair of the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and a former Chair of the Matrimonial Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association. She is a fellow of both the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (having served on that organization’s Board of Managers for the New York Chapter), and the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (currently serving on its LGBTQ Committee). She is a member of the American Bar Association’s International Law Section and currently serves as a Co-Chair of that section’s Private Client Committee. Pam served three terms on the Judiciary Committee of the Bar Association of the City of New York, which screens judicial candidates for Federal and State courts.
Pam is rated “AV” (the highest rating for both competence and ethics) by Martindale-Hubbell. Since 2003 she has been listed in the “Best Lawyers in America” (Woodward/White). In every year since 2006, Pam has been recognized in New York Super Lawyers (Law & Politics) as one of NYC’s top 100 lawyers in all categories and as one of the City’s top 50 female lawyers. Since 2016, Chambers and Partners, the respected British legal ratings publication, has ranked Pam in “Band 1” of individual New York family lawyers