About the firm

Cohen Rabin Stine Schumann LLP is a full-service matrimonial, family law and litigation law firm, established to provide the most committed and personal legal service to clients (regardless of gender or orientation) in a wide range of domestic relations and family law matters. All of the firm’s partners have been designated SuperLawyers or Rising Stars and have been awarded AV ratings.

The firm's ten attorneys are all excellent and committed negotiators and trial attorneys, with extensive experience in all aspects of family law and litigation. They represent their clients in contested trials and amicable settlements alike, creating individualized strategies and programs to meet the needs of each of their clients. The firm’s lawyers have represented CEO’s, celebrities, sports figures, National and local politicians, media stars, doctors, lawyers, other professionals, people entering marriages and people exiting marriages, and the children of divorce, among others, and they bring the same level of focused effort to all of their clients. They have been responsible for cutting edge, landmark decisions, which have been cited and for which they are recognized.

The firm's lawyers have earned the respect of the Judges and other court officials before whom they practice -- including in other States where they appear pro hac vice -- as well as of their clients, their adversaries, the professional community, the media, the bar associations and the three branches of government, for their careful preparation, attention to detail, commitment to their clients, zealous and informed advocacy, contributions to the growth and reform of the law and for their integrity.

The firm’s beautiful, glass-heavy offices are located in the state-of-the-art building at 11 Times Square on Eighth Avenue at the corner of West 41st Street.


  • Appellate Practice
  • Child Custody & Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Divorce Negotiations, Settlements & Litigation
  • Divorce Taxation
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Domestic Relations
  • Domestic Torts
  • Domestic Violence
  • Equitable Distribution
  • International Family Law
  • Legal Counseling
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Non-Traditional Family Law
  • Paternity Suits
  • Post Divorce Matters
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Same-Sex Family Law Matters
  • Separation Agreements
  • Spousal Maintenance and Support


11 Times Square, 10th Floor
(W. 41st Street and Eighth Avenue)
New York, NY 10036
Tel: (212) 512-0825
Fax: (212) 202-6100
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CRSS Family Law Practice Is a Cut Above

The 11 Times Square building in Midtown is, without a doubt, among New York City’s most stunning real estate. Its open, dynamic, leading-edge design reflects the creative genius and pursuit of excellence for which New York City is universally known.

The building also mirrors the caliber, character and culture of one of its newest occupants, the preeminent family law firm of Cohen Rabin Stine Schumann LLP.

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Attorneys for Hamilton, Rabin and Schumann, said, “We are relieved for our client and her child…it’s the right decision…and especially poignant with the inexplicable loss of Sheila Abdus-Salaam”. Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Frank Nervo ruled that Gunn didn’t have an “unabated plan” to adopt and raise a child with Hamilton

A Manhattan woman lost her bid to gain shared custody of her ex-partner’s adopted son, despite a groundbreaking ruling by the late Court of Appeals Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam that redefined parenthood in New York. Attorneys for Hamilton, Bonnie Rabin and Gretchen Beall Schumann, were thrilled with the decision

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