LARA P. OTT

For nearly 15 years, Lara Ott has focused her legal practice primarily in the field of matrimonial law. Prior to starting her own practice in 2007, Ms. Ott gained significant litigation and trial experience with a prominent Manhattan law firm. Ms. Ott was featured in the March 23, 2014 issue of The New York Times Magazine: Super Lawyers Top Women Attorneys in the New York Metro Area.

Ms. Ott handles complex divorce cases involving significant assets and property distribution, and has considerable experience advising and representing clients in all aspects of matrimonial law, including:

prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
custody and access issues
divorce negotiation and litigation
equitable distribution
spousal and child support
related issues
Ms. Ott's clientele has ranged from Hollywood personalities to professional sports stars to prominent businessmen and women.

Ms. Ott's practice and broad range of experience includes commercial litigation and family law matters. Her practice focuses on personal attention to clients and to understanding each client's individual needs and goals.

Background:
Practice Areas: Matrimonial, Family Law, Litigation.
Admissions: 1999, New York; 2003, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Education: University of Utah, B.A., 1995; Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1998.
Distinctions: Super Lawyers, NYC Metro Area, Family Law, 2013; Super Lawyers, NYC Metro Area Rising Stars, Family Law, 2012.

Featured: March 23, 2014 issue of The New York Times Magazine: Super Lawyers Top Women Attorneys in the New York Metro Area.

Professional Memberships: Appointed Member: Committee on Matrimonial Law, Association of the Bar of the City of New York (2006-2009); Appointed Member: Committee on Domestic Violence, Association of the Bar of the City of New York (2011-present); Family Law Section, New York State Bar Association (2007 - present); Association of the Bar of the City of New York (2006 - present); New York State Bar Association (2007 - present).
Prior Association: Judd Burstein, P.C.: 1999 - 2007.
Research: Family Therapy Process Research Laboratory, University of Utah Department of Psychology; Research Assistant, 1993-1994, National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Grant Research Project.
Awards/ Biography: Recipient, Robert W. Miller Trial Advocacy Award, Syracuse University College of Law; Member, Moot Court Honor Society, Syracuse University College of Law; Mortar Board National Honor Society, University of Utah.
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