Frederic J Siegel

Frederic J Siegel

Partner
Location:
Stamford, Connecticut
Phone:
(203) 326-5145
Fax:
203-965-0509
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Pre-Nuptial & Post-Nuptial Agreements
  • Mediation

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1983
  • Connecticut, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1983
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990

Education

  • Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1979
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: History
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • “Valuing Professional Practices and Licenses”, Aspen Publishers, 2010
  • “How to Handle the ‘Substantial Asset’ Divorce Case”, Family Law Quarterly, 2009

Representative Cases

  • Sosin v. Sosin
  • Tuckman v. Tuckman

References

  • Jillian Blomberg
  • Alan Rubenstein
  • Richard Kent
  • Paul Tusch

Classes/Seminars

  • Scheduled Speaker on Custody Trends, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, annual Chicago Meeting, 2017 - Present
  • Scheduled Speaker, Trial Techniques, International Academy of Family Lawyers, Meeting in Savannah, Georgia, 2018 - Present
  • Former Adjunct professor of family law, Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, and has been a guest lecturer on matrimonial law issues throughout the United States and Canada.
  • Past Lecturer, Pace University School of Law.
  • Regular and featured speaker throughout the United States and Canada for the Association of Certified Divorce Financial Analysts, American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Fairfield County Bar Association, and Westchester County Bar Association.

Honors and Awards

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, the gold standard in attorney ratings
  • Selected Super Lawyers®, by New England Super Lawyers Magazine, 2011-2014, 2016-2017 in the area of Family Law
  • One of the top 100 lawyers in the United States, Worth Magazine
  • Rated “superb” by attorney rating service AVVO for “professional competence, experience and reputation in the legal field”
  • Has been on television more than a dozen times as an expert on matrimonial law and is often retained by attorneys in other states as an expert on Connecticut matrimonial law issues.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and International Academy of Family Lawyers. Preeminent matrimonial associations with stringent admission standards for attorneys with the reputation as being expert in their state and with international domestic relations matters, Fellow
  • Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, President
  • Mentoring Committee, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Chair
  • Mediation and Professionalism & Collegiality Committee, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Member
  • New York State Bar Association Family Law Section, Executive Committee
  • Connecticut State Bar Association Family Law Section, Executive Committee
  • Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Board of Managers
  • American Arbitration Association, Member
  • Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts, Advisory Board
  • New York State Uncontested Divorce Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • Cardozo Law School, Adjunct Professor, 2008 - 2011

Pro Bono Activities

  • Congregation B'nai Yisrael - President , 2007 - 2011

Languages

  • English (Primary)