Polly N. Passonneau is of counsel to the firm’s Family Law and Matrimonial practice. Her skills cover all areas of Family Law Practice: Prenuptial Agreements, Separation, Divorce, Equitable Distribution, Spousal Support, Custody, Visitation and Child Support. She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Matrimonial Committee and a member of the New York County Lawyers Association. Prior to joining the firm, she ran a solo practice in downtown Manhattan. She has earned as of 2010 an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell, a rating earned by less than 5% of attorneys.

She is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, (A.B. Cum Laude 1978), and of the University of North Carolina, having received a J.D. in 1984 and an M.A. in Comparative Literature in 1987. She is an avid reader, lover of the arts, and dabbles in fiction.

Ms. Passonneau is fluent in French.