Jonathan K. Pollack has been a partner of the firm since 2002. His areas of practice are matrimonial and family law, trusts & estates, and taxation. He has represented clients in litigated cases in Supreme Court and in Family Court for twenty-plus years. The issues he regularly addresses for his clients include all aspects of child custody, interstate and international custody jurisdiction, valuation of assets for equitable distribution, e.g., closely held businesses, professional practices, pension and real estate appraisals, spousal maintenance and child support formula determinations, modification of support obligations, and validity of marital pre-nuptial, post-nuptial and cohabitation agreements.
Jonathan's broad experience negotiating a wide scope of settlements and drafting complex settlement terms enables his clients to regularly achieve desired outcomes in both contested and uncontested matters. He has been certified in divorce mediation, collaborative divorce, and has an LL.M in Taxation.
Jonathan also represents clients in their estate planning needs, drafting wills, trusts and other quality of life and legacy succession documents. His estates practice includes representation of fiduciaries, beneficiaries, heirs, et al., in probate and estates administration, including necessary appraisals, valuations, creditor's claims, surrogate's court, and federal and state tax filings, e.g., gift and estate tax returns.
New York Law School (L.L.M. Tax Law 2014)
Tulane Law School (J.D. 1992)
Columbia College (A.B. 1987)
Member: The New York City Bar Association (Committee on Family Court and Family Law, 1997-2001)
(Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law (1997-2000))
Member: New York State Bar Association (Family Law Section) (Committee on Law Practice Management)
Member: American Bar Association (Family Law, Real Property and Estate Planning Sections)
Buckingham v. Buckingham, 2015 NY Slip Op 2190 (1st Dep't); R. v. E-R (1st Dep't 2011)
Superlawyers, since 2013
Martindale Hubbell, AV Preeminent, 5.0, since 2003
Avvo, Clients' Choice Award 2015
Fields, M. and Pollack, J., Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements in New York: Not Radmacher v Granatino, June 2011 International Family Law 123 (Jordan Pub., Bristol, UK).
"New Strategies and Concerns for New York Family Law Practitioners", published in Strategies for Family Law in New York, 2014 Ed. (Thomson Reuters/Aspatore).