Areas of Practice
Columbia Law School, J.D., 2013, James Kent Scholar, 2011-2013; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2010-2011; Whitney North Seymour Medal; Jane Marks Murphy Prize; Best Oralist, National Native American Law Students Association Moot Court Competition, 2011
University of Chicago, B.A., with Honors, History, 2006
Ms. Donehower’s main practice area is matrimonial and family law. Her work includes litigating divorce actions, drafting and negotiating prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, valuing complex financial structures and businesses of all kinds, and resolving custody and parenting issues.
She brings to this work her experience in mediation and in complex commercial litigation, including a valuation dispute among the co-founders of AriZona Iced Tea in New York State Supreme Court and regulatory disputes in federal court between a major international bridge company and the U.S., a state, and a foreign government.
Prior to law school, Ms. Donehower taught Social Studies in New York City public high schools in the South Bronx and Washington Heights for four years.
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