Nine Skoloff & Wolfe divorce and family law attorneys were recognized as New Jersey Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2021. Attorneys are chosen for attaining a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement within more than 70 practice areas. Super Lawyers rates thousands of attorneys via a rigorous selection process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations to arrive at its final list of annual honorees. The Skoloff & Wolfe list of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars includes:
Betsy W. Bresnick
This marks the seventh consecutive year that Betsy W. Bresnick has been named a Super Lawyer. Her client focus is on individuals and businesses in many different areas of law with a focus on family law, transactional matters, and civil litigation. Ms. Bresnick handles all aspects of family law, including equitable distribution and alimony, child custody, protection of non-marital assets, and the preparation and litigation concerning prenuptial agreements. Her broad experience ranges from amicable dispute resolution to trial, through appeal.
Patrick T. Collins
Patrick T. 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 tried numerous cases in the State and Federal courts and in various arbitration settings, and has been named a New Jersey Super Lawyer since 2005. Mr. Collins has argued approximately one hundred appeals to the Superior Court, Appellate Division, and has appeared before the New Jersey Supreme Court on multiple occasions. He is attorney of record in 16 published decisions, and has lectured on behalf of the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Education.
Kimber L. Gallo
After being listed as a “New Jersey Rising Star” by Super Lawyers every year from 2009 through 2018, 2021 marks the second year in a row that Kimber L. Gallo has been recognized by her peers as a New Jersey Super Lawyer. Ms. Gallo joined Skoloff & Wolfe in 2006 and has devoted her practice to the areas of family and matrimonial law, representing her clients’ unique needs and interests while guiding them through the entire divorce and family law process from start to finish.
Since 2010, Richard Iglar has been listed as a “Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics and Super Lawyers magazines. Mr. Iglar joined the firm in 1999. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney. In 2007 he was admitted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and has continuously served on various national committees of the AAML ever since. In 2019, he was admitted as a Fellow of The International Academy of Family Lawyers.
Richard H. Singer Jr.
Richard H Singer Jr., represents a broad spectrum of clients involved in many complex financial disputes in the context of divorce, including high-ranking executives of public and privately held companies, matters involving business owners, and professional athletes and other celebrities. He is a leading authority on the preparation and enforceability of prenuptial agreements, and has successfully handled high-net worth divorces in Family Courts throughout New Jersey. He has appeared before the Appellate Division and New Jersey Supreme Court, and he is a Past President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), New Jersey Chapter.
Gary N. Skoloff, Co-Founder
Skoloff & Wolfe co-founder, Gary N. Skoloff, is a nationally recognized family law practitioner. He is a leader of the family law bar both in New Jersey and on the national level. Mr. Skoloff is a past Chair of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association, and was President of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). Mr. Skoloff also served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Family Advocate, a publication of the American Bar Association, Family Law Section.
Jonathan Wolfe, Co-Managing Partner; Chair – Matrimonial & Litigation Departments
Jonathan Wolfe, co-managing partner of Skoloff & Wolfe, has been selected as a “Super Lawyer” for the twelfth consecutive year. Mr. Wolfe’s practice focuses on business litigation and matrimonial disputes. He represents leaders or the spouses of leaders in complex matrimonial matters, including a focus on business valuations, private equity/hedge funds, treatment of trust assets in divorce and the protection of non-marital assets. His clients are drawn from the professional and entertainment/sports communities, finance, real estate, and other high-value industries.
Skoloff & Wolfe Rising Stars are Rising Fast
To be selected as a New Jersey Rising Star, attorneys must be 40-years-old or younger or have been practicing for less than 10 years. Similar to Super Lawyers, being chosen as a Rising Star also requires a high level of peer recognition and professional achievement, with winners representing the top 2.5 percent of young attorneys in the State of New Jersey.
Allison P. Berecz
Allison P. Berecz is admitted in both New Jersey and New York and serves as a member of the Family Law Sections of both the New Jersey State and New York State Bar Associations. Named a New Jersey Rising Star for the second year in a row, Ms. Berecz’ career is focused on the practice of family and matrimonial law. She has experience representing clients in all areas of the practice, including difficult custody issues and complex financial matters concerning division of assets and support.
Thomas J. DeCataldo Jr.
Named as a New Jersey Rising Star for the second year in a row, Thomas J. DeCataldo Jr. is a dedicated attorney practicing exclusively in the area of family law. While young in years, he has already been widely published and is a frequent speaker on the consequences and legal issues surrounding divorce and other family law matters. Mr. DeCataldo is an active member of various professional and bar associations and sits on several committees and boards. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas M. McCormack J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Family Part, in Essex County.
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