Cohen Clair Lans Greifer Thorpe & Rottenstreich LLP

Family/Matrimonial Department

New York
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Cohen Clair Lans Greifer Thorpe & Rottenstreich is "a big name" and a "top firm in this area." It acts for high net worth clients on the full spectrum of family law matters. Sources say that "they have a great bench" and are "always involved in big cases."

With both domestic and international clients, the firm is noted for its ability to act for some of the most high-profile individuals in divorce proceedings. A New York source remarks that "they understand what clients in this area need and give their clients 100%."

Notable practitioners

Described as "phenomenal," Deborah Lans advises high net worth clients on a range of family and matrimonial issues. "She is very attentive and clients in these difficult divorces need the extra level of care and attention," explains a market insider, who observes that "she is just fantastic at handling that side of things."

Robert Cohen is a very experienced family lawyer, heralded as "one of the best lawyers around and a force to be reckoned with." He acts for some of the wealthiest and most well-known clients and is described as "a very high-profile lawyer who is very good when divorces get particularly contentious." A lawyer reports: "His trial skills are very good - I refer many clients to him and they are very happy with how he negotiates his settlements. He always gets things done which benefit the clients."