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All Eight Senior Attorneys at the New York Law Firm of Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP Named 2014 New York Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

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New York, New York (PRWEB) May 12, 2014

All senior attorneys at the New York law firm of Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP have been honored by Super Lawyers magazine as New York Super Lawyers or Rising Stars under 40. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers and only 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the region are named as Rising Stars.

The list of Super Lawyers from Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd includes Barry Berkman, Walter F. Bottger, Jacqueline Newman, Marc Fleisher, and Richard Abrams.

Jacqueline Newman has also been selected for the second year in a row as one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in the NYC Metro Area.

Evan Schein, Jessica Leonard and Elizabeth Fox were honored as Rising Stars. To be awarded this honor, the candidates must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for ten years or less.

"Having all of our senior attorneys in our New York office included in SuperLawyers is an honor. This recognition confirms to our clients that our attorneys' skills and efforts are being recognized statewide. I am thrilled," says managing partner, Jacqueline Newman.

The selections for this esteemed list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters, Legal division based in Eagan, MN. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.

Thomson Reuters, Legal publishes Super Lawyers magazines across the country. In addition to the magazines, Thomson Reuters, Legal publishes newspaper inserts and magazine special sections devoted to Super Lawyers. In 2010, Super Lawyers reached more than 15 million readers.

Super Lawyers was first published in 1991 by Law & Politics and was acquired by Thomson Reuters, Legal in February 2010. Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Super Lawyers can be found online at, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.

About the Firm

Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP is a boutique New York divorce law firm located in midtown Manhattan. They are one of the largest exclusively matrimonial law firms in NYC and one of the only Manhattan firms specializing in litigation, mediation and collaborative law.

The attorneys have significant experience handling high net worth cases, and are skilled at preparing effective prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, as well as protecting clients' property, assets and interests upon divorce.

The attorneys at Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd concentrate their practice exclusively in the areas of family and divorce law and have offices in Manhattan, Scarsdale and New Jersey.

For more information about the firm, please visit their website or call 212.867.9123.

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