Mark Wechsler joined the firm in 1997. Mr. Wechsler served as a law clerk for the Honorable Martin A. Herman prior to beginning practice in the private sector.
Mr. Wechsler litigated one of the lead cases in New Jersey on the issue of international jurisdiction in child custody disputes [Poluhovich v Pellerano, 373 N.J. Super 310 (App.Div. 2004)]. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial law attorney. Mr. Wechsler has received the coveted AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell; this is the highest rating possible from his peers based both on legal ability and ethical standards.
Mr. Wechsler is a Past-President of the Morris County Bar Foundation and immediate Past-President of the Morris County Bar Association. He served as a trustee of the Morris County Bar Association, as well as chairman of its Family Law Committee from 2006 – 2008. He serves as a Blue Ribbon Panelist for the Early Settlement Panel Program in Morris County. He is also a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and that organization’s family law section.
Mr. Wechsler has dedicated himself to the development of strong client-attorney relationships, excellent negotiation and trial skills. He has lectured on behalf of the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education [ICLE], American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) – Forensic Evaluation and Services Section and the Morris County Bar Association. Mr. Wechsler also provides pro-bono services to and lectures for The Women’s Center at the County College of Morris.
He received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany; his M.A. from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice; and his J.D. from the Widener University School of Law. Mr. Wechsler devotes his practice to matrimonial, divorce and family law.
Mr. Wechsler has been named to the New Jersey Super Super Lawyers list by Thomson-Reuters every year since its inception in 2005 and as member of the Top Ten Leader in Divorce Law in New Jersey by Top Ten Leaders Cooperative.