Divorce Law Firm, Divorce Lawyer, Divorce Attorney

New York City Divorce Law Firm

  • Divorce and Family Lawyer since 1986
  • Mediator, Parenting Coordinator and Collaborative Law
  • Owner of Law Firm, Sherri Donovan & Associates, P.C. since 1988
  • Director of Family Center
  • Neutral Evaluator for New York State Courts
  • Published author, public speaker, and legal expert media commentator
  • Family Law Consultant, National and International

Family Law Practice for Divorce, Custody, Support and More


  • Selected in Top 10 Family Attorneys By National Academy of Family Lawyers
  • Client Satisfaction Award "10 Best of 2014" by The American Institute of Family Lawyers
  • Selected in Top 3 Female Divorce Attorneys in NYC by Divorce Saloon
  • Sylvia B. Garland Award for Excellence in Civil Litigation
  • Reginald Heber Smith Fellowship
  • Community Service Award from Village Independent Democrats
  • Korean Small Business Award


  • Member of United States Supreme Court Bar
  • Professor at the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Adelphi University
  • Divorce clinic specialist for the National Organization for Women (NOW), New York City since 1990;
  • Legal counsel, NYC Small Business Congress;
  • Family law section, NY State Bar Association, legislation and custody committee;
  • Member of Matrimonial Committee, Women's Bar Association;
  • Member of Matrimonial Committee, New York County Bar Association;
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Eastern and Southern District Federal Courts
  • Academy of Professional Family Mediators
  • New York Association of Collaborative Professionals
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals


New York County Lawyers Association; New York City Bar Association; Thomson Reuters-West Legal Education Center; United Nations; Academy of Professional Family Mediators; Law Review CLE; Bridge the Gap CLE; Marino Legal CLE; Marino Bar Exam; Association of Divorce Financial Planners; Board of Education; St. Luke's Hospital; Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services; Los Niños Young Child Conference; Ameriprise Financial; Lawlineinfo; Parent to Parent of New York State; AXA; AFCC; Forensic and Family Law Training Program; Fathers Forum.




Fox 5 woman's dying wish calls for dog's euthanization, Sherri Donovan, Esq. - Appearance on Mob Wives, February 6, 2014, CBS, NBC, MSNBC: Britney Spears custody, The Geraldo Show, GS with GS (covering international divorce), and Senegal Television, Pakistani Channel


WWRL Radio Program; The Joey Reynolds Show; The Bev Smith Show; Classic Rock 104.3 FM; and over 50 syndicated national radio appearances.

Conflict Specialist Radio Show, Special Needs Children, LGBT Families and Divorce Mediation with Sherri Donovan.


New York Law Journal; Huffington Post; Crain's, Associated Press , Newsday, Daily News, The New York Post, USA Today, Cosmopolitan, The Village Voice, Divorce Magazine, Jane Magazine, Amsterdam News; New York Law School Alumni Publication; Brooklyn Woman; Courier Life; Parent Magazine, Divorce360.com, Mediate.com, DivorcedMoms.com, New York County Lawyers' Association and Women's Bar Association newsletters, Savvy Ladies; Journey Through Divorce; Blog.villagevoice.com and Divorcesaloon.com.


  • Former District Leader, 61st A.D., Part A (Greenwich Village Area)
  • Former Community Board Two Member, New York County
  • New York County Lawyers’ Association, Treasurer
  • President of Art Helping Life, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to globally educating and assisting low-income children. www.arthelpinglife.com
  • Co-founder and President of Power Girls organization
  • Cofounder and Board Member of Butterflies USA, an organization that helps street children in India
  • Former Board Member of the National Organization for Women Service Fund; and the National Organization of Single Mothers, Inc
  • Co-founder of the Village Temple's Soup Kitchen
  • Mentor: Summer Justice Program; Lower Eastside Girls Club; Saint Joseph's High School


  • New York Law School, Cum Laude JD 1985; Graduated number 1 in all civil litigation courses
  • London School of Economics
  • Bennington College

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Sherri Donovan & Associates, P.C.
7 Dey Street, Suite 400
New York, N.Y. 10007

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