Sari M. Friedman
Sari Friedman is a matrimonial and family law attorney with over 30 years of experience. A mother of two, Sari understands the importance of family and protecting the rights of children.
With Long Island and Manhattan offices, Sari and her team are dedicated to helping families with legal matters including Divorce, Alimony/ Maintenance, Fathers' Rights, Grandparents' Rights, Postnuptial, Prenuptial, Same-Sex Marriage, Separation Agreements, Child Custody, Child Support and Visitation.
Sari provides one-on-one attention that allows for a personalized legal plan. "As every family is unique, a cookie-cutter legal approach is not effective," Sari said.
Sari is General Counsel for the Fathers' Rights Association of NYS and Long Island. Sari recently received the 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyer, a distinction given to only 5% of attorneys within New York State, and was also selected as a
2014 "New York's Women Leaders in the Law" award, which is provided by New York magazine. In addition, she received the 2012 Leadership in Law Award by
Long Island Business News, and has been listed in
Who's Who in American Law.
Sari lectures about matrimonial law at Marino Institute Continuing Legal Education Seminars and has published articles on family law matters.
We believe that no greater vocation can be had by woman or man than to be a parent. Our purpose is to promote the equality of that vocation and to offer men and women an opportunity for the mutual support to pursue their rights.
" What people need most is an attorney who will fight hard for them" - Sari M. Friedman
Andrea B. Friedman
Andrea B. Friedman is a named partner at Friedman & Friedman, Attorneys at Law. Friedman joined the Law Offices of Sari M. Friedman, PC, as an associate in 2009, after receiving her J.D. from Hofstra University Law School, and a B.A. from George Washington University.
In her five years at the firm, she has distinguished herself as a leader in the area of matrimonial and family law. She has developed a well-respected reputation for her aggressive attitude humbled by her compassionate disposition.
Andrea Friedman focuses her practice on preparation, insight into the law and advocacy for her client. Practicing side-by-side with Sari M Friedman, she handles all areas of matrimonial and family law from inception through trial.
Friedman has emerged as a well-respected attorney. In 2014, Long Island Business News called Friedman "one to watch." She often teaches trial skills to students at Hofstra University School of Law. She has also been a guest lecturer at the Marino Institute of Continuing Legal Education, speaking to fellow attorneys on all aspects of matrimonial and family law. She founded the firm's second office in midtown Manhattan to better serve the firm's New York City based clients.
"Diligence is key, and I enjoy what I do," Friedman says. "What my clients are looking for most is someone who will look out for their best interest." Andrea Friedman achieves that goal for every client, every day.
Michael M. Atzlan, Esq. earned his Juris Doctorate from St. John's University School of Law after graduating from the University of Miami.
Throughout his academic and professional career, Mr. Atzlan has focused on developing expertise in all aspects of Family Law.
He has worked in the chambers of a Nassau County Supreme Court Justice in the Matrimonial Part and in boutique law firms handling a broad spectrum of divorce clientele.
Mr. Atzlan has participated in the New York State Access to Justice Volunteer, Uncontested Divorce Program helping indigent New York City residents file for uncontested divorce in Queens and Brooklyn. He has also assisted victims of domestic violence through the Courtroom Advocate Program.
Mr. Atzlan aggressively handles all aspects of adversarial matrimonial actions, including complex equitable distribution cases involving clients with high net worth.
Mr. Atzlan is admitted to practice in New York State and is a member in good standing of the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
Megan Tomlin earned a Juris Doctorate from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, cum laude, with a focus on Matrimonial and Family Law, and a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University.
Her focus is on compassionately guiding clients through difficult and complex matrimonial and family law issues, while advocating for their best interests.
In May 2014, Tomlin's article "Divorcing with Special Needs Children" was published in the Nassau Lawyer. She is currently a Director of the Suffolk County Women's Bar Association, and was recently appointed co-chair of the Suffolk County Women's Bar Association's Matrimonial and Domestic Violence Committee.
Ms. Tomlin is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, the Nassau County Matrimonial Bar Association and the Suffolk County Matrimonial Bar Association.