Dana M. Stutman
Founding partner Dana Stutman is a leading matrimonial attorney known for her profound financial expertise providing her clients with a decisive edge. This unparalleled combination of an accounting and litigation background sets her apart from her peers in negotiations and the courtroom.
Dana takes the time and extreme care to develop a unique strategy based solely on each client’s personal journey. Her compassion and unique arsenal of knowledge drives Dana to find new and dynamic solutions for even the most complicated and unmovable case.
Dana Stutman received her accounting focused business degree from Tulane University before changing her career path and attending Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Notably, while at Cardozo, Dana was part of the "The Innocence Project,", a famously effective legal initiative that examines DNA evidence to reverse wrongful criminal convictions. She clerked for The Honorable David B. Saxe (Ret.) and for The Honorable Richard T. Andrias (now appellate judge) in the matrimonial division of the State Supreme Court, She litigated as a law student for the New York State Attorney General's office and later worked with New York litigator Michael Dowd, an expert on battered-women's cases. Dana’s distinguished career had her making partner in the first seven years at one of the top firms in the country and named in the annual Super Lawyers publication since 2009.
She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and serves as treasurer for their New York chapter as well as serving on a number of committees within the legal community including the Association of the Bar of the City of New York as well as the New York State Bar Association.