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Polly N. Passonneau

Polly N. Passonneau is a Partner in 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 2000 an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a rating earned by less than 5% of attorneys, and she recently received the AV Preeminent Judicial Rating. She also has been listed as a top rated matrimonial lawyer with Super Lawyers since 2019.

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.

Ms. Passonneau is admitted to the Bars of New York and Massachusetts.