Nicholas W. Lobenthal represents high net worth individuals and business organizations in complex family law matters and commercial litigation. He joined the Firm in 1998.
He has served as counsel in numerous reported appellate and trial court decisions in the New York Supreme Court (both the Appellate Divisions, 1st and 2d Dep’ts, and in trial parts in New York, Westchester and Suffolk counties), in the United States Court of Appeals (2d Cir.), and in the United States District Court (S.D.N.Y.).
He is an elected Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAFL) and a member of the USA Chapter Board of Managers. He has lectured on business valuation and civil rights issues. He and his Firm colleagues authored the chapter on New York law in the international treatise now in its fifth edition, “Family Law: A Global Guide (2021),” published by Thomson-Reuters (London).
Mr. Lobenthal has been recognized by his peers with an “AV Preeminent” highest rating (5 out of 5), including ratings of members of the judiciary, with Very High Criteria of General Ethical Standards (Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings) and by repeat selection as a “Superlawyer.”
Education: Columbia University School of Law (Stone Scholar; Wertheimer Prize in labor law; editor-in-chief Colum. J.L. Soc. Probs); Yale College, cum laude.
Present and former admissions: New York State; U.S. Courts of Appeals (2d and 4th Circuits); U.S. District Court (S.D.N.Y.).