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

Bernard E. Clair

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Cohen Clair Lans Greifer Thorpe & Rottenstreich, LLP

Contact Information

885 Third Avenue
32nd Floor
New York NY 10022
Work (212) 300-1100
Fax (212) 300-1111

Practice State

New York


Practice emphasizes Traditional Client Representation and Litigation


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I have been consistently voted by my peers as one of the "Best Lawyers in America;" a "Super Lawyer", a New York Magazine "Best Lawyer," and I have earned an "AV" rating in Martindale-Hubbell In March 2014, I was selected as Adelphi University's "Alumnus of the Year".

CLE Presentations

I created, organized and chaired the June 2000 seminar "Anatomy of a Divorce Case" for the New York State Trial Lawyer's Association On August 4, 2011, I was a Featured Speaker at Morgan Stanley's Next Generation Institute. Topic: "Relationship Planning;" On September 26, 2013, I was a Featured Speaker at St. John's Law School - Topic: "Professional Responsibility."


October 1999 to Present: I have been the Chairman of the Editorial Board of the New York Family Law Monthly published by the New York Law Journal Press (now ALM) - I authored an article entitled "Marital Property: Assets are Hiding in Plain Site" in the special pull-out section of the July 23, 2001 New York Law Journal -In the July 14, 2003 Special Matrimonial Section of the New York Law Journal, I authored an article entitled "Appreciation: It's Not Necessarily All or Nothing." -In the August 7, 2006 Special Matrimonial Supplement of the New York Law Journal, I co-authored a featured article, "Post-Settlement Agreement Surprise." - In the July 30, 2007 Special Matrimonial Supplement of the New York Law Journal, I co-authored another featured article, "Temporary Asset Freeze." -I have co-authored three books on the subject of family law for the general public: LOVE PACT - A Layman's Complete Guide to Legal Living Together Agreements (Grove Press, 1980); CONSULTATION WITH A DIVORCE LAWYER (Simon and Schuster, 1982); and THE EX-FACTOR - The Complete Do-It-Yourself Post-Divorce Handbook (Donald I. Fine, 1986; Warner Books, 1987)

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