Martha Cohen

Martha Cohen Stine


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New York University (B.A. cum laude)
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D. cum laude)

11 Times Square, 10th Floor (W. 41st Street and Eighth Avenue) New York, NY 10036

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Super Lawyers : 2012 - 2016


Martha Cohen Stine is a founding partner of Cohen Rabin Stine Schumann LLP and has focused exclusively in the field of family law for more than 20 years. Prior to that time, she was a commercial litigator with a prestigious Manhattan law firm. While Ms. Stine strives for amicable resolutions of family disputes and is excellent at the negotiation and drafting of separation agreements, cohabitation agreements, same sex agreements, custody agreements, prenuptial agreements and post nuptial agreements, she also has extensive litigation and trial experience in New York's trial and appellate courts, with an excellent record of success in her litigated cases, including well known legal victories in high profile cases. She appears frequently in the media and is often quoted as an expert in her field, and has been involved in many high profile matters throughout her career.

Ms. Stine enjoys an AV Preeminent 5.0 rating in Martindale and Hubbell, the nationally recognized legal directory, signifying the highest rating for legal ability and professional standards of conduct and ethics. She has been consistently named a Super Lawyer and top lawyer in her field by Super Lawyers New York Metro, where she is listed as one of New York’s top 50 female lawyers. Ms. Stine is active in numerous bar associations and plays leadership roles. She is on the Board of Directors of the New York County Lawyers Association, and is Chair of the Board of the NYCLA Foundation, the charitable arm of NYCLA. Ms. Stine is also on the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and a member of the Board of Directors of the New York American Inn of Court, a bar association dedicated to the fostering of excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility and legal skills.

Ms. Stine has a strong connection to theater and the arts and has been the producer and director of original musicals performed by talented lawyers and judges at bar associations throughout the City. She is a trained singer and a member of the Blue Hill Troupe, a Gilbert & Sullivan troupe that supports local charities through its productions, and has appeared in operettas with Utopia Opera and Village Light Opera. Ms. Stine is an active member of the Lotos Club and the Lambs, America's oldest theatrical club.

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Embryos Face Their Own Legal Battles Healthline Martha Cohen Stine, a New York-based family law attorney, said fertility clinics typically require that couples sign paperwork before they begin in vitro ... December 19, 2016

“He's clearly worried that he's about to lose the California lawsuit,” said top Manhattan divorce attorney Martha Cohen Stine. “I think this lawsuit will be ... December 7, 2016

The Sofia Vergara embryo trial could change men's rights forever September 16, 2016

NYC won’t recognize surrogate-born son’s actual parents January 29 2016

A Manhattan couple’s legal odyssey to get their names on the birth certificate of their own son — who was born using a surrogate

Divorce and Money - Preparing for Divorce - Redbook What Happily-Married Women Need to Know About Divorce

"Having your own income empowers you personally and financially," says family law attorney Martha Cohen Stine. "When you aren't financially ...Nov 27, 2013

Rocker Liam Gallagher could owe baby mama a fortune. . . seasoned family law attorney Martha Cohen Stine speculated that Ghorbani jumped venues from family to supreme court . . . for the more sophisticated judges who regularly handle high-profile divorce cases. February 17, 2015

"Give the Get!" -- judicial expert Stine comments in N.Y. Post January 22, 2015

New York Laws Vague About How Young Is Too Young To Leave Children Alone
CBS News July 21, 2014
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Martha Cohen Stine makes law in Appellate Division, First Department in Nederlander v. Nederlander, 102 A.D. 3d 416 (2013), case of first impression involving mortgages that matured during pendency of divorce action.

Exclusive: Couple who plotted to bomb Washington Arch had a child, are in court fighting over visitation rights. Martha Cohen Stine represents the Gliedman family. Aaron Greene and Morgan Gliedman, who allegedly had a stash of explosives they planned to use to blow up the Washington Arch, are in court fighting over their child, who was born while Gliedman was under police watch. New York Daily News

Kaboom: Lawyer Martha Cohen Stine representing the Gliedmans in Family Court. Dalton and NYU graduate Morgan was granted New York Magazine April 1, 2013

Exclusive: Couple who plotted to bomb Washington Arch had a child...Martha Cohen Stine represents the Gliedman family. February 28, 2013

The accused “Bomb Mom” will now be able to watch over her baby as the newborn sleeps at night. Martha Cohen Stine, who represented the maternal grandparents, told The Post after the hearing: “She’s a great mom.” New York Post.February 18, 2013