Daniel Z. Rivlin's practice areas include matrimonial and family law, as well as commercial and civil litigation. Daniel serves as co-chair of the Firm's Matrimonial & Family Law practice group.
Daniel is a creative problem solver and a zealous advocate for his clients. Impressive under pressure, and comfortable in the courtroom before judges and juries, he is focused on understanding and achieving the goals of his clients.
His matrimonial and family law practice includes divorce, property distribution, child custody, spousal support, child support and matrimonial agreements, as well as pre-nuptial, post-nuptial and separation agreements. His commercial and civil litigation experience includes shareholder disputes, employment matters, restrictive covenant/trade secret/non-competition lawsuits, class actions and general contract claims.
In the types of cases Daniel handles, reaching a settlement is often the primary goal. He is an excellent writer, powerful litigator and has exceptional negotiation skills. Well-versed in the strength and success the interplay of litigation and settlement techniques brings, he works to find favorable outcomes for clients.
Nationally recognized in the legal industry, Daniel was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 editions in the Family Law category, and was selected by his peers for inclusion in the New York Metro Super Lawyers lists 2013-2020. He has also presented for the New York State Bar Association Basic Matrimonial Practice CLE.
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Rutgers School of Law - Camden, J.D., 2001, top honors for oral advocacy, 2001; New Developments Editor, Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion
Rutgers University, B.A., 1998
- New York
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Family Law Section, New York Bar Association
New York County Lawyers' Association
Family Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Association
Justice Morris Pashman chapter, American Inns of Court
American Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association