Brett S. Ward


Brett Ward concentrates his practice in all areas of matrimonial and family law, including divorce, paternity, custody and child protective matters. Brett has extensive experience in negotiating prenuptial, separation and settlement agreements. He has significant litigation and trial experience in New York’s Family and Supreme Courts. Brett also has experience with international custody and child support matters. Brett has also successfully appeared before the appellate courts. Brett has served as a mediator and as an expert witness on New York family law issues.


  • 2013–2017, New York “Super Lawyer” in Family Law, listed in Super Lawyers
  • 2011–2012, New York “Rising Star” in Family Law, listed in Super Lawyers



  • New York County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association



  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York


  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, JD
  • Brandeis University, BA