Mishcon de Reya is proud to announce that Family Partner, Michael Stutman, has been elected President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), New York Chapter. Michael brings over 30 years of Family law experience to the post.
The New York Chapter of AAML comprises the state’s top divorce and family law attorneys. Founded in 1962, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers is committed to improving the practice and elevating the standards of matrimonial law in order to better protect the welfare of American families. Membership in the AAML requires testing, peer review, review by judges, and recognition as a first-rate matrimonial lawyer.
Michael, who joined Mishcon de Reya’s New York office in 2011, is prominent at the family bar in the US. He is also Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, on the Board of Governors of the American Academy of Lawyers, and author of ‘How to Divorce in New York’, first published in 1993 by St Martin’s Press. Michael is also currently writing his second book, ‘Divorce in New York’, which is set to be published this May (2013).
Commenting on his appointment, Michael said: “The AAML is held in the highest regard in our industry and I am honoured to be elected as President of the New York Chapter. I look forward to continuing the work of my predecessors by offering my expertise and guidance to help the organisation continue to raise the standards of matrimonial law in New York.”