Shannon Simpson is the firm's Managing Partner and an experienced trial lawyer. Ms. Simpson practices in all areas of matrimonial and family law matters—including custody, visitation and support issues; the valuation and equitable distribution of marital assets and the negotiation and drafting of prenuptial, postnuptial and separation agreements.
Ms. Simpson has negotiated successful settlements on behalf of clients and assisted clients as they proceed through mediation. When necessary, she has litigated numerous complicated financial and custody matters through to trial, including matters garnering national and international attention.
Ms. Simpson is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a member of the New York State Bar Association (Family Law Section) and an active participant in the New York Women’s Bar Association Pro Bono Matrimonial Law Project. She is a former member of the Matrimonial Committee of the New York City Bar Association and has co-presented “A Woman’s Roadmap to the Detours of Life” to Bloomberg and Sirius Radio, as well as “Helping Your Clients Through Divorce” at the 2019 Barron’s Women Summit.
Ms. Simpson received her JD from the University of Virginia School of Law and her BA in English literature and neuroscience from the University of Virginia. Ms. Simpson is recognized by Chambers in the category of Family / Matrimonial: High Net Worth - New York. Ms. Simpson lives in New York City with her husband and two children and is an active member of St. James’ Church.