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 law since joining Teitler & Teitler, LLP in 2007. Jaime’s background and training as a large firm litigator give her a unique understanding of the financial complexities that exist in matrimonial matters.
Jaime’s practice includes the negotiation of separation and settlement agreements, the negotiation of pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, child support and custody matters, Hague matters, and international family law matters. Jaime has represented clients in international matters involving questions of international law, including the enforceability of foreign pre-nuptial agreements and separate property regime agreements. When necessary, Jaime litigates matrimonial and family law matters at the trial court and appellate court levels. Jaime is particularly attuned to the fact that matrimonial clients are dealing with one of the most stressful times in their lives, and is focused on responding sensitively and timely to clients’ needs. Jaime strives to guide clients to reasonable resolutions of their matters and to handle cases efficiently.
Jaime graduated from Cornell University and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law where she was the business editor of the Law Review. In addition to her legal practice, Jaime is a well-respected adjunct professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law where she teaches a course entitled “Equitable Distribution.” In addition, Jaime is on Cardozo’s Family Law Advisory Board. She has also served on the New York City Bar Association’s Matrimonial Law Committee and is an active member of the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.