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Skoloff and Wolfe Attorneys named to the 2022 Best Lawyers® List

Gary N. Skoloff, one of the founders of Skoloff and Wolfe, P.C., was recognized for the 40th time for The Best Lawyers in America® list. Skoloff’s experience in family law has sought the attention of high-level clients and their partners looking to resolve the challenges of divorce. He has defended many of the leading matrimonial cases in New Jersey including the famous surrogate mother case, Baby M

Mr. Skoloff has maintained his stature and excellence as a nationally recognized family law practitioner through his exceptional practice in a variety of fields including finance, real estate, professional sports, entertainment, law, and medicine. Mr. Skoloff has held many leadership roles in professional organizations both on state and national levels and is a frequent lecturer on family law topics. He is the author of New Jersey Family Law Practice, now on its fifteenth edition, which is regarded as one of the foremost treaties on New Jersey family law. 

Johnathan W. Wolfe, co-managing partner of Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C., and chairman of the firm’s Matrimonial and Litigation department was selected for The Best Lawyers in America® list for the fifth year. Mr. Wolfe uses his background in financial disputes to represent leaders or their spouses from the business, professional, and entertainment/sports communities in complex matrimonial matters. 

He served many positions in the New Jersey State Bar Association and received the Professional Achievement Award while the Chair of the Young leaders’ division in 2008. Mr. Wolfe is regularly called upon for his knowledge in business valuation, the discovery of hidden assets and income, the key to successful litigation techniques, and more to associations such as the national bar association, the accounting association, and financial institutions. Mr. Wolfe has been widely featured in the national media, including among others The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Dateline, and The LA Times

Patrick T. Collins, a highly experienced and respected attorney, was also included in The Best Lawyers in America® list for his practice in family law. Mr. Collins 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 appeared before the New Jersey Supreme Court Justice on seven occasions and argued approximately one hundred appeals to the Superior Court, Appellate Division. 

Mr. Collins has more than 35 years of experience across all areas of family law including divorce, prenuptial agreements, business, and other asset valuations, child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, alimony, and equitable distribution, post-judgment modification, and all aspects of high conflict divorces. He has successfully tried numerous cases in the State and Federal courts and various arbitration settings and has recovered seven-figure jury verdicts for his clients. 

Thomas J. DeCataldo was selected by his peers for the first time for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® list. Recognized in the field of family law, Mr. DeCataldo is frequently called upon to lecture on a variety of family law topics to colleagues, judges, and expert witnesses such as forensic accountants and custody evaluators. He has also lectured to numerous in-house legal departments of large businesses headquartered in New Jersey to train their staff attorneys in family law. 

He is a graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocates Family Law Trial Advocacy Program, an intensive program sponsored by the American Bar Association. He is also an associate editor of the New Jersey Family Lawyer, a professional publication of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Mr. DeCataldo has successfully represented clients in matters involving child custody and support, domestic violence, palimony, and many more. His clients rely on him to convey thoughtful advice on matters impacting their best interest and the best interest of their families. 

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Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C. is composed of attorneys who practice in the fields of divorce, family and matrimonial law, property tax, business, and private litigation. The firm is recognized locally in New Jersey and nationally for its track record of positive results achieved on behalf of its clients. Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances. Contact us to learn more.