Edward S. Snyder has been a matrimonial
practitioner for over 40 years. In 1999, Ed was recognized by his peers
as the recipient of the Saul Tischler Award from the Family Law Section
of the New Jersey Bar Association for lifetime achievement in family
law. In 2008, Ed was awarded the Silver Shingle Award from Boston University School of Law for his outstanding contributions to the legal profession.
Ed is a results-oriented legal
professional who has represented thousands of men and women and assisted
them in achieving excellent results in a professional and dignified
manner. He has been lead counsel in numerous trials and has argued three times before the New Jersey Supreme Court including the nationally recognized cases of Konzelman v.
Konzelman, and Tannen v. Tannen.
Ed is a Fellow of the American
Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He served as a member of the Council of
the Section of Family Law of the American Bar Association from 1984 to
1990 and he is a former Chairman of the Family Law Section of the New
Jersey State Bar Association. He is a Charter Fellow of the
International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He was elected a Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers whose
membership is limited to only 100 trial lawyers throughout the country.
Ed has lectured throughout the
country on matrimonial and custody matters for many organizations,
including the New Jersey Judicial College, the New Jersey State Bar
Association, the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education,
the Delaware State Bar Association, the New York Trial Lawyers
Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the American Bar
Association. His articles on family law have appeared in many legal
publications. Ed is often contacted by the news media to comment on
issues of national interest and has appeared on CourtTV.
In addition to his listing in Best Lawyers, Ed has been selected for
Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, and Super Lawyers. He has three children and lives with his
wife in Millburn, NJ. In his spare time he enjoys reading, hiking and
spending time with his family.