ABOUT William S. Beslow
Mr. Beslow is a graduate of Yale University (B.A. 1969), Columbia University School of Law (J.D. 1972), and New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation 1977). He was admitted to the Bar of the State of New York in 1973 and the Bar of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in 1977.
From 1972 through 1979, Mr. Beslow was associated with Davis Polk & Wardwell, concentrating his practice in the area of trusts and estates, including estate administration and estates litigation. In 1980, Mr. Beslow started his own practice, concentrating in the area matrimonial law.
Mr. Beslow continues to concentrate his practice in the areas of matrimonial law and family law. His clients cover a wide range. Many of his clients or their spouses are in the areas of business, investment banking, asset management, and the law. Some are in films and other arts. Some work inside their homes, bearing primary responsibility for child rearing.
Mr. Beslow has purposefully limited the infrastructure of his practice so that he can personally participate in and devote his time and energy to every phase of each client's matter in order to help achieve the optimal result in the most effective and cost-efficient manner.
Although the majority of Mr. Beslow's clients reside in the State of New York, Mr. Beslow has represented clients in other jurisdictions, including the United Kingdom, California, Kentucky, Idaho, the District of Columbia, Minnesota, Florida, Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Jersey. He has litigated matrimonial cases in jurisdictions outside New York and has been admitted pro hac vice to the Bars of California, Kentucky, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Connecticut.
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