Partners

John M. Teitler

jmteitler@teitler.com

Chambers (High Net Worth category): “He is a big name in this field. . . a polished attorney with a vast knowledge of the financial aspects of his case.” Spears (“Top Seven US Family Lawyers”): “The go-to for some of New York’s most complex financial cases . . .” Serving as lead trial counsel in … Read more

Michael F. Teitler

mfteitler@teitler.com

Michael Teitler founded the firm with his late father, Samuel Teitler, in 1963, and now leads the firm with his son John Teitler, who became a partner in 1996. Michael Teitler represents wealthy individuals and families in personal legal matters, focusing on divorce and estate issues, and in matters and controversies involving their business and … Read more

Sanford A. Bell

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Sanford Bell has been a partner of the firm since 1980. He is involved in all phases of the firm’s representation of wealthy individuals, families and entrepreneurs in divorce, estate and business matters and a wide variety of other litigated and non-litigated legal matters and transactions, focusing on complex financial and business issues and analysis. … Read more

Lauren Pruzan Gaynor

lpgaynor@teitler.com

Lauren represents both international and domestic clients in complex family law, real estate, commercial litigation and individual client practice areas.  Lauren joined Teitler & Teitler, LLP in 2001, after working in Eastern Europe for the Central East European Law Initiative where she assisted in the development of local legal associations and implementing the rule of … Read more

Nicholas W. Lobenthal

nwlobenthal@teitler.com

Nicholas W. Lobenthal is a partner focusing on large, complex matrimonial litigation for high net worth individuals. He also represents domestic and international financial institutions, business organizations and individual clients in commercial litigation and fiduciaries in surrogate’s court. He joined the firm in 1998. He has served as counsel in several reported appellate and trial … Read more

Nancy A. Murphy

namurphy@teitler.com

Nancy is a partner of the firm and represents individuals in connection with matrimonial matters and across a broad range of corporate and commercial transactions and trust and estate matters.  Nancy has extensive experience advising domestic and international individuals in connection with pre- and post-nuptial agreements.  Nancy joined the firm in 2004.  Prior to joining the firm, Nancy worked … Read more

Paul A. Murphy

pamurphy@teitler.com

Paul’s practice focuses on the representation of individuals and organizations involved in high-stakes criminal and civil matters, regulatory enforcement actions and corporate internal investigations.  Paul brings to the Firm over a decade of experience as a federal prosecutor conducting and supervising all aspects of federal criminal cases, from investigation, to trial and appeal. As a … Read more

Jaime L. Weiss

jlweiss@teitler.com

Jaime has been practicing law for more than twenty years, having started her career as a commercial litigator at Parker Chapin LLP (now Troutman Sanders LLP) before focusing full time on family law as part of the family law department of Hogan & Hartson, LLP (now Hogan Lovells).  Jaime has continued her focus on family … Read more


Counsel and Associates

Alan S. Rabinowitz

asrabinowitz@teitler.com

Alan’s practice includes complex commercial litigation for both companies and individuals and matrimonial disputes for high net worth individuals. Alan is regularly sought out for his excellent judgment and superior strategic and tactical thinking on how to solve some of the most complex issues facing the firm’s attorneys. Prior to joining Teitler & Teitler, LLP, … Read more

Mary Beth Rober

mbrober@teitler.com

Mary Beth joined the firm in 2003 and now serves as Counsel.  She has developed a significant concentration in complex financial matrimonial cases involving high net worth individuals and also has represented wealthy individuals and trusts in estate and family-related matters. Mary Beth has lectured on various legal and financial topics in China. Mary Beth is … Read more

Paul D. Getzels

pdgetzels@teitler.com

Paul has had a wide-ranging practice in state and federal court for more than three decades. He has been a trusted advisor to the firm’s clients and his colleagues in the firm’s family law and commercial litigation practice since 1998. Paul began his legal career with the firm of Werner & Kennedy, concentrating on reinsurance … Read more

Elizabeth White Bass

ewbass@teitler.com

Elizabeth has practiced matrimonial law exclusively since law school. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, she completed a three-year clerkship with The Honorable Laura E. Drager, in a dedicated matrimonial part in the New York State Supreme Court, New York County. As a court attorney, she had the unique opportunity to learn the practice … Read more

Sean M. Rochford

srochford@teitler.com

Sean is an associate of the firm and has focused his practice on complex high net-worth matrimonial cases.  He also has participated in the representation of individuals in commercial litigation, international corporate disputes and general civil litigation. Sean is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2011), where he served as … Read more

Adeline F. Rispal

afrispal@teitler.com

​Adeline F. Rispal holds a Masters degree summa cum laude in International Business Law from the University of Aix-Marseille III, a Masters degree summa cum laude in Wealth Management from the University of Toulouse I, and an LL.M. from the George Washington University Law School. Adeline’s practice focuses on matrimonial law and commercial litigation. Adeline … Read more