Sherri Donovan

New York Divorce Law Firm

  • Divorce and Family Lawyer since 1986
  • Mediator, Parenting Coordinator and Collaborative Law
  • National & International Family Law Consultant to Attorneys & Experts
  • Owner of Law Firm, Sherri Donovan & Associates, P.C. since 1988
  • Director of Family Center
  • Neutral Evaluator for New York State Courts
  • Published author, public speaker, and legal expert media commentator


  • Member of United States Supreme Court Bar
  • Co- Chair of Family Court & Child Welfare Committee, New York County Lawyers Association
  • Professor at the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Adelphi University
  • Divorce clinic specialist for the National Organization for Women (NOW), New York City since 1990;
  • Legal counsel, NYC Small Business Congress;
  • Family law section, NY State Bar Association, legislation and custody committee;
  • Member of Matrimonial Committee, Women’s Bar Association;
  • Member of Matrimonial Committee, New York County Bar Association;
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Eastern and Southern District Federal Courts
  • Academy of Professional Family Mediators
  • New York Association of Collaborative Professionals
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals



New York County Lawyers Association; New York City Bar Association; Thomson Reuters-West Legal Education Center; United Nations; New Jersey State Bar Association; Academy of Professional Family Mediators; Law Review CLE; Bridge the Gap CLE; Marino Legal CLE; Marino Bar Exam; Association of Divorce Financial Planners; Board of Education; St. Luke’s Hospital; Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services; Los Ni’os Young Child Conference; Ameriprise Financial; Lawlineinfo; Parent to Parent of New York State; AXA; AFCC; Forensic and Family Law Training Program; Fathers Forum.


Sherri Donovan, Esq. – Appearance on Mob Wives, February 6, 2014, CBS, NBC, MSNBC: Britney Spears custodyThe Geraldo ShowGS with GS (covering international divorce), and Senegal Television, Pakistani Channel


WWRL Radio Program; The Joey Reynolds Show; WBAI; The Bev Smith Show; Classic Rock 104.3 FM; and over 50 syndicated national radio appearances.


New York Law Journal; Huffington Post; Crain’s, Associated Press , Newsday, Daily News, The New York Post, USA Today, New York Magazine, Cosmopolitan, The Village Voice, Divorce Magazine, Jane Magazine, Amsterdam News; New York Law School Alumni Publication; Brooklyn Woman; Courier Life; Parent Magazine,,,, New York County Lawyers’ Association and Women’s Bar Association newsletters, New York Bar Association, Savvy Ladies; Journey Through Divorce; and


  • Former District Leader, 61st A.D., Part A (Greenwich Village Area)
  • Former Community Board Two Member, New York County
  • New York County Lawyers’ Association, Treasurer
  • President of Art Helping Life, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to globally educating and assisting low-income children.
  • Co-founder and President of Power Girls organization
  • Cofounder and Board Member of Butterflies USA, an organization that helps street children in India
  • Former Board Member of the National Organization for Women Service Fund; and the National Organization of Single Mothers, Inc
  • Co-founder of the Village Temple’s Soup Kitchen
  • Mentor: Summer Justice Program; Lower Eastside Girls Club; Saint Joseph’s High School


  • New York Law School, Cum Laude JD 1985; Graduated number 1 in all civil litigation courses
  • London School of Economics
  • Bennington College

Sherri Donovan is a Divorce Lawyer in New York. Our main offerings include: a Child Support Attorney and Child Custody Attorney for children’s rights and Divorce Lawyers for Contested and Uncontested Divorces.

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