150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

Samuel Joseph Ferrara

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Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf LLP

Contact Information

Abrams Fensterman, et.al.
3 Dakota Drive
Suite 300
Lake Success NY 11042-1034
Work (516) 328-1316
Fax (516) 328-6638

Practice State

New York


Samuel J. Ferrara is an executive partner and co-director of the Matrimonial Law department at Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf, LLP. Mr. Ferrara represents a variety of clients in a range of matrimonial and family law issues, as well as transactional, corporate and commercial matters. He has particular expertise with contested custody cases, high net worth cases and commercial transactions.

Mr. Ferrara counsels clients throughout all phases of the divorce and separation process, including custody/parental access disputes and support/property distribution issues. He also assists clients in resolving corporate and commercial issues. His experience includes transactional work such as buy/sell agreements for multimillion dollar entities and smaller, individual transactions. These include such issues as employment, shareholder and partnership agreements, licensure issues, and real estate and general business/corporate consultation.

A top litigator and negotiator, Mr. Ferrara was recently granted Fellowship in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, named one of the Top 10 Matrimonial and Family Attorneys Under the Age of 45, as well as being designated as a New York Super Lawyer since 2008, a distinction earned by only five percent of the lawyers in the New York metro area.




All aspects of divorce, separation and annulment, including alimony, child custody,child support, marital settlement agreements, prenuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, property division, and equitable distribution



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  • Westchester, New York


Boston University BA, MA Hofstra University School of Law JD

Legal Organizations

NYSBA, Nassau County Bar Assocaition, Suffolk County Bar Association, AFCC


Super Lawyers 2008-2013

Top 10 Matrimonial and Family Attorneys, Ten Leaders Program

CLE Presentations

"Relocation: Ask for Permission or Beg for Forgiveness" at the Nassau Academy of Law, Nassau County Bar association (2006); "Appointment and Use of the Attorney for the Child" at the New York State Bar Association (2011); "Ehical Challenges for Family Lawyers in the Twenty-First Century" at the Association for Family & Conciliation Courts Regional Training Conference (2011); "Mental Illness in the Family: Legal Issues and Challenges in Parenting Arrangements at the Annual Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Conference (2014).

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