Ronnie Schindel

(212) 521 3518

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Ronnie, a partner in the firm of Aronson Mayefsky & Sloan, represents clients in all aspects of family law. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and currently is the President-elect for the New York State chapter.

He also sits, by appointment, on the Executive Committee for the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and has acted as one of their representatives to the State Bar House of Delegates. He has also served a term on the Matrimonial Law Committee of the Association of the
Bar of the City of New York. Ronnie’s career has been marked by many notable achievements including his successful prosecution of a landmark case regarding prenuptial agreements, which he argued in the New York Court of Appeals at the age of 32. Since his admission to practice law in New York in 1994, Ronnie has practiced exclusively in the area of matrimonial law.

Ronnie is a faculty member at the National Family Law Trial Institute, a peer educational organization well known for its rigorous program dedicated to honing the trial skills of divorce lawyers from all over the United States.

Ronnie has appeared on Worth Magazine’s list of the top 100 attorneys in the United States and has been recognized by his peers for many years through his listing in New York Super Lawyers (Law & Politics). His extensive experience with matters involving hedge funds, private equity, real estate development and financing, as well as many other aspects of the financial services industry makes him uniquely qualified to handle the most sophisticated of matters.

Ronnie is a frequent lecturer and panelist on family law issues on behalf of the New York State Bar Association, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Ronnie resides on Long Island with his wife, Ann, and their two boys.

Admitted

2000

U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

1994

New York

Education

1993

Brooklyn Law School, J.D.

1989

Cornell University; Stony Brook, B.A.

Lectures

2017

"Seeing Isn’t Always Believing, Dealing with Forged and Altered Documents " | American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York, NY

2017

“Orders of Protection—Is the Matrimonial or Criminal Attorney Better Equipped to Protect a Client’s Interest and What You Need to Know”| American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Rochester, NY

2015

"Ethical Considerations When Preparing Your Client for a Forensic Custody Evaluation” | American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York, NY

2015

"What’s Missing From Forensic Custody Reports Today; Fodder For Your Cross-Examination" | American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York, NY

2009

"Advanced Tax Return and Financial Statement Analysis for Matrimonial Lawyers" | New York State Bar Association, New York, NY

2009

"Practical Skills-Family Court Practice: Custody, Child Protective Proceedings and Ethics" | New York State Bar Association, New York, NY

2009

"Practicing Matrimonial and Family Law In Chaotic Economic Times" | New York State Bar Association, Buffalo, NY and in Syracuse, NY

2008

"Bridging the Gap 2008: How to Litigate a Child Support Proceeding" | New York State Bar Association, New York, NY

2008

"Practical Skills-Family Court Practice: How to Litigate a Child Support Proceeding" | New York State Bar Association, New York, NY

2007

"Current Developments in Matrimonial Law" | Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Publications

2000

Prenuptial Agreements: A New Standard or Merely an Augmentation of Prior Law