Aronson Mayefsky & Sloan LLP

Family/Matrimonial Department

New York
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Aronson Mayefsky & Sloan focuses exclusively on family and matrimonial matters, and is considered a leading firm in the high net worth market. "They are a go-to name for complex matrimonial disputes," observes a commentator, adding: "They are very suited to working for wealthy clients who come from families with large fortunes that go back generations."

Multiple New York sources recognise the firm's attorneys for their ability to tackle high-value family work. "We are happy to refer clients to them as we know they will be in good hands and get the appropriate representation considering their status," reveals an estate planner. Another interviewee states: "They are a top firm and I would rate them highly for this work. No doubt, if you have a wealthy client facing marital difficulties, they would be one of the first names on the list."

Notable practitioners


David Aronson
has long-standing experience handling high-value divorce and family law matters. He also frequently acts as a mediator or arbitrator in family disputes, and is recognised by sources for both his litigation and negotiation skills. "David is a very well-rounded attorney," observes a fellow family attorney, who adds that "he is a lawyer who is equally capable of negotiating a resolution as he is trying a case in court." Another interviewee says that "he has a very good way of resolving situations and getting people to the table," and adds: "He's a very experienced lawyer and he is good at coming to solutions all parties can agree on."


Pamela Sloan
advises wealthy clients on matrimonial finance matters and custody cases. Sources praise Sloan in particular for her ability to work towards negotiated outcomes. "She's a go-to name for complex matters with international features," says an interviewee, who adds that "she is pretty pragmatic and can get things done. She is a good closer." Another commentator states that "she is very skilled at negotiating settlements," and continues: "Her strength is her ability to get parties in a room and come to a negotiated solution."