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Sari Friedman | Westchester County Divorce LawyerSari M. Friedman

Managing Partner of Long island Office

Westchester Divorce & Family Lawyer

Sari Friedman is a matrimonial and family law attorney with more than 35 years of experience. A mother of two, Sari understands the importance of family and protecting the rights of children.

From her office in Westchester County, Sari and her team are dedicated to helping families with legal matters including:

Sari provides one-on-one attention that allows for a personalized legal plan.

"As every family is unique, a cookie-cutter legal approach is not effective." – Sari Friedman

Bar Admissions

  • New York State Bar – February 1981

Education & Background

  • Hofstra University of Law
    • Juris Doctorate, 1980
    • Graduated with Honors
    • Member of Law Review
  • Hofstra University
    • Bachelor of Arts, 1977
  • Appellate Division Second Department
    • Clerk, 1980 – 1984
    • Developed special skills & expertise in appellate litigation.

In 1984, Sari M. Friedman entered into private practice, concentrating on matrimonial and family law. Today, she is a partner at the firm she founded—Friedman & Friedman PLLC, Attorneys at Law—and also acts as general counsel for the Fathers' Rights Association of New York State.

Sari also lectures about matrimonial law at Marino Institute Continuing Legal Education Seminars and has published articles on family law matters.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2022 Top Lawyers of New York Metro Award
  • 2020 Top Attorney Award Winner, Attorney.com
  • 2020 Top Lawyer, Top 100 Registry Inc.
  • "10 Best" Family Law Attorneys in NY for Client Satisfaction – AIOFLA
  • AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Best Attorneys in America, Rue's Ratings
  • Honoree, National Association of Women Business Owners
  • Long Island Power Women in Business, Long Island Press
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Matrimonial & Family Law – National Advocates
  • Top Attorney in North America, Who's Who
  • 2017-2018 Women's Leaders in Law, Hofstra University School of Law
  • 2016-2020 New York's Women Leaders in Law, New York Magazine
  • 2016 New York Family Business Award, SmartCEO
  • 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020 Top Rated Lawyers, New York's Legal Leaders
  • 2015 Premier 100 Trial Attorneys in New York State, National Academy of Jurisprudence
  • 2014-2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers
  • 2012 Leadership in Law Award, Long Island Business News
  • 2018-2023 Lawyers of Distinction

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