Howard Fensterman Names RoseAnn C. Branda Executive Partner at Abrams Fensterman
As Director of the Firm's New York City Matrimonial Law Department, Branda was also Named to the Executive Committee
31 Jan, 2017, 10:00 ET
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf, LLP, is pleased to announce the promotion of RoseAnn C. Branda to Executive Partner, effective January 1, 2017. As an Executive Partner, Ms. Branda will be a member of the firm's Executive Committee and shall participate in all its undertakings.
"RoseAnn Branda is an uncommonly skilled and dedicated attorney," said Howard Fensterman, Managing Partner of Abrams Fensterman. "She not only distinguishes herself as a passionate client advocate but also as one who is totally and thoroughly committed to the law and legal ethics. RoseAnn is an unabashed champion for clients' rights, and for quality legal services throughout the City and State of New York," Fensterman added. "It is for her skills as a lawyer and for her character and grace as a person, that I am so very proud to name RoseAnn as an Executive Partner and as a Member of the Abrams Fensterman Executive Committee," noted Fensterman.
Ms. Branda concentrates her practice exclusively in the field of Family and Matrimonial law. Experienced in both settlement negotiation and trial litigation, Ms. Branda is well regarded for the depth of her knowledge across the full spectrum of family law and for the passion she brings to assisting her clients in understanding and dealing with the myriad of process and procedural matters they often confront.
A Brooklyn native, Ms. Branda graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 1984, a member of the Moot Court Honor Society. Following admission to the Bar, Ms. Branda began her career at the law firm of Caruso & Caruso, PC. In 1992, she became a Partner in Caruso, Caruso & Branda, P.C. She served as President of the Brooklyn Bar Association and the Bay Ridge Lawyers Association. Ms. Branda also is a member of the State Bar Association and the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association and chairs the Family Law Section of the Brooklyn Bar Association.
In January of 2016, Mark Caruso and RoseAnn Branda became partners at Abrams Fensterman, moving by year's end into the firm's new 24,000 square feet office complex at One MetroTech Center in Brooklyn, New York.
In 2014, Ms. Branda was appointed to serve as a member of the Matrimonial Practice Advisory and Rules Committee by then Chief Administrative Judge of the State of New York, the Honorable A. Gail Prudenti. She was also appointed by Judge Prudenti and the Honorable Randall T. Eng, Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department and still serves as the Chair of the Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission for the Second and Thirteenth Judicial Districts.
Ms. Branda is a member of the Committee on Character and Fitness for the Second, Tenth, Eleventh and Thirteenth Judicial Districts and also serves as a member of the Judicial Hearing Officer Selection Advisory Committee for the Second, Eleventh and Thirteenth Judicial Districts. From 1997 to 2005, Ms. Branda served as a member of the Grievance Committee for the Second and Eleventh Judicial Districts.
Ms. Branda has been consistently recognized by her peers, clients and the community at large for her talent, ethics and passion within the field of matrimonial law, having been designated as a New York Super Lawyer every year since 2008 and more recently as one of New York's Women Leaders in the Law for 2016. She has earned one of the most prestigious distinctions in the country from Martindale-Hubbell, where she was named a Top Rated New York Women Leader for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability.
"I am extremely honored to have been promoted to Executive Partner and Member of the Executive Committee of Abrams Fensterman," said RoseAnn Branda. "The Abrams Fensterman family is a unique and rewarding law firm environment: In addition to offering a broad array of expert legal services to individuals and business clients across New York City, throughout the State, and nationally, my colleagues and I share a devotion for delivering the highest standards of professionalism to each client while we work to strengthen both the communities we practice in and the neighborhoods in which we live," Branda said.
SOURCE Abrams Fensterman
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