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Skoloff & Wolfe Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Family Law

Best Lawyers logo 2020Skoloff & Wolfe attorneys Gary N. Skoloff, Jonathan W. Wolfe, and Patrick T. Collins were selected among The Best Lawyers in America© for family law.

Gary Skoloff HeadshotGary N. Skoloff, one of the founders of Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C., was selected by his peers for inclusion in the list for the thirty-fifth time, a record of sustained excellence that speaks to his reputation as one of the nation’s leading family law practitioners. He is the author of New Jersey Family Law Practice, now in its fifteenth edition, which is widely regarded as one of the foremost treatises on New Jersey family law.

Mr. Skoloff’s experience as a family law practitioner makes him a highly sought after family law attorney for accomplished individuals and their spouses in virtually every field, including finance, real estate, professional sports, entertainment, law, and medicine. He has held multiple leadership positions in professional organizations both on state and national levels, and he is a frequent lecturer on family law topics. Mr. Skoloff has repeatedly provided his insights for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education and he was an adjunct professor of Family Law at Seton Hall Law School. He also served as the president of the Rutgers Law School Alumni Association.

Jonathan Wolfe headshotJonathan W. Wolfe, co-managing partner of Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C. and chair of the firm’s matrimonial and litigation departments, was selected among The Best Lawyers in America© for the fifth time. Mr. Wolfe is chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Family Law Section. The ABA Section of Family Law has thousands of lawyer, associate, and law student members worldwide who are dedicated to serving the field of family law in areas such as adoption, assisted reproductive technologies, custody, divorce, and military law.

He provides legal representation to leaders or the spouses of leaders from the business, professional, and entertainment/sports communities in complex matrimonial matters. He has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants at the trial and appellate levels in the state and federal courts in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, and the United States Supreme Court. He also frequently serves as local counsel for out of state law firms.

Patrick T Collins headshotAlso selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for the practice of family law is Patrick T. Collins. Mr. Collins is a highly experienced and respected trial attorney, and is one of only four attorneys in New Jersey to have been qualified by the Supreme Court as both a Certified Civil Trial Attorney and a Certified Matrimonial Attorney. He has more than 35 years of experience across all areas of family law, including divorce, prenuptial agreements, alimony and equitable distribution, child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, business and other asset valuations, post-judgement modifications, and all aspects of high conflict divorces.

Mr. Collins has handled high profile cases and many complex matters, and successfully tried numerous cases in the State and Federal courts and in various arbitration settings, recovering seven-figure jury verdicts for his clients. He has argued approximately one hundred appeals to the Superior Court, Appellate Division, and has appeared before the New Jersey Supreme Court on seven occasions. He is licensed to practice before the United States Courts of Appeal for the Third, Tenth, and Federal Circuits.

Since 1983, Best Lawyers® has been regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 8.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 62,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

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