AS ONE OF THREE FAMILY LAW ATTORNEYS IN ITS 100 YEAR HISTORY
WESTPORT, Conn., June 12, 2023 – Amongst the thousands of alumni who have graduated from Rutgers Law School in Newark during the last 110 years, only 171 have been recognized by the school as prominent attorneys. And of those 171, only three are family law attorneys, including Westport’s Edward Nusbaum.
As the largest public law school in the Northeast and one of the largest law schools in the nation, Rutgers Law School has more than 21,000 living alumni throughout the nation. Nusbaum graduated in 1973 and has been practicing family law ever since. He is in good company: Elizabeth Warren, ’76, is one of Rutgers Law School’s most prominent graduates and one of the world’s 100 most influential people. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a tenured professor for nine years (1963-1972) and was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1993. And Louis J. Freeh, ’74, who served as the fifth Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from September 1993 to June 2001.
Other notable alumni include Senator Bob Menendez ‘79, currently the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in the 118th Congress. And Oswald Nelson, ’30 graduate and star of “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet,” a television series that aired from 1952 to 1966.
When breaking down the 171 recognized alumni, the list includes 88 public servants/political appointees, 69 private practicing attorneys, 16 lawyers who work in education, and nine who graduated in the same year as Nusbaum, 1973.
The Law Offices of Edward Nusbaum P.C. has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers as a 2023 Best Law Firm in the category of Metropolitan Tier 2 Stamford for family law. This is the 13th consecutive year these rankings have been announced and the 13th year Nusbaum’s firm has earned this recognition.
The Stamford metro area includes Bridgeport, Darien, Fairfield, Greenwich, New Canaan, Norwalk, Ridgefield, Southport, Stamford, Weston, Westport and Wilton.
Firms included in the 2023 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Nusbaum has been rated Best Lawyers in America for 29 consecutive years.
Nusbaum has been practicing family law in Westport for more than 40 years. He has been a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent-rated attorney for 27 consecutive years.
Nusbaum is a Fellow and past president of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers as well as a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, the leading organizations of family law practitioners. He also is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association’s Resolution of Legal Fees Dispute Committee.
The Law Offices of Edward Nusbaum P.C., located at 212 Post Road West in Westport, Conn., represents individuals with substantial assets in all areas of family law matters, including divorce, alimony, child support, property division, child custody and relocation cases. A significant portion of the firm’s work is concentrated in Fairfield County, although it also represents clients who reside in other counties, and those who have assets or business interests in other states or countries.
For additional information on the Law Offices of Edward Nusbaum P.C., please visit its website at http://www.nusbaumfamilylaw.com/ or call 203-226-8181.
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