Michelle Foxman earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from New York University School of Law, where she was elected to Order of the Coif and was an editor of the Journal of International Law & Politics.
Ms. Foxman earned her B.A., cum laude in Comparative Religion from Columbia College.
Ms. Foxman advises high net worth individuals in all areas of divorce conflict, including negotiating prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, complex asset division, and child custody. Ms. Foxman’s experience as a commercial litigator at some of the most elite law firms in Manhattan informs her highly creative and “leave no stone unturned” approach to all matrimonial disputes. Ms. Foxman is often called upon when clients seek to either overturn or enforce their prenuptial agreements. Recently, in a dispute regarding the enforceability of a prenuptial agreement, Ms. Foxman was successful before a New York trial court who adopted Ms. Foxman’s client’s reading of a clause in a prenuptial agreement. Ms. Foxman is a fearless advocate at every stage in the litigation for her clients, who appreciate Ms. Foxman’s unique blend of empathy and humor as she navigates them through what can be one of the most challenging times in their lives.
Ms. Foxman began her career out of law school at Cravath, Swaine & Moore and most recently was affiliated with the litigation boutique Selendy Gay Elsberg where she represented high net worth clients in contract disputes. Ms. Foxman is admitted to practice in New York and lives in Manhattan where you can almost certainly find her attending a Broadway musical or taking an Olympic weightlifting class. Ms. Foxman has three grown children, without a doubt her best work to date.