Sylvia Goldschmidt

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Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1983

Sylvia Goldschmidt, senior member of Goldschmidt & Genovese LLP, has devoted her career to helping people navigate through extremely sensitive and emotional situations, including disputes over custody, support and property division. As a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Past-President of the New York Chapter of the Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and President of the US Chapter of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, she has encouraged the study and improvement of the practice of matrimonial law.

Ms. Goldschmidt serves on the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the NYSBA, is past Co-Chair of the Matrimonial Committee of the Westchester Women's Bar Association and has written articles and lectured for Pace Law School, NYSBA, and various bar associations. She has an LLM in Taxation from NYU School of Law.

Practice Areas


  • Matrimonial and Family Law
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Same-Sex Relationships
  • Family Court
  • International Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Property Distribution
  • Child Support and Spousal Support
  • Post-Divorce and Post-Judgment Modifications and Enforcement
  • Collaborative Law and Mediation

Professional Associations

Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Past-President, New York Chapter
US Chapter, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, President-Elect
Family Law Section of the NYSBA, Executive Committee
Westchester Women’s Bar Association, Past Co-Chair, Matrimonial Committee


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 1981
  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M. - 1982
    • Major: Taxation
Rated By Super Lawyers | Top 25 Westchester County |
Rated By Super Lawyers | Top 100 New York- Metro |
Sylvia Goldschmidt | Best Lawyers | Lawyer of The Year | 2014 | Family Law White Plains, New York