Firm Profile

Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP
521 Fifth Avenue, 31st Floor
New York, NY 10175
United States
(212) 867.9123

Firm Details

A widely respected boutique New York divorce firm, Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd is one of the only matrimonial law firms in New York City with specialized experience in the full range of divorce processes, from litigation and negotiation to collaborative law and mediation. “When people walk into our office and want to be divorced but do not know how, we can provide them with different options for moving forward,” notes Jacqueline Newman. Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd’s reputation for excellence is built on its in-depth experience with high-value, complex financial cases and on its history of achieving positive and highly satisfactory results for its clients. The firm has been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” as one of the top family law firms in New York. Attorneys at the firm have also been AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and included in Super Lawyers and The Best  Lawyers in America. Beyond their expertise, the firm’s lawyers are known for their strong, yet compassionate, representation and close working relationships with their clients. In every case, the firm emphasizes responsive, personal service and an absolute commitment to its clients. “Our clients are going through an extraordinarily difficult time in their lives, and they know they can count on us to be there for them,” says Barry Berkman. Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd exclusively handles family and divorce law in the greater New York City area, including Westchester and nearby counties and New Jersey.


Jacqueline Newman
Managing Partner

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in New York in Collaborative Law: Family Law with 3 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in New York in Collaborative Law: Family Law with 3 lawyers


  • 2012 U.S. News Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"


Jacqueline Newman


Firm Practice Areas

  • Collaborative Law: Family Law
  • Family Law
  • Family Law Mediation