Marissa Goldfaden brings to Bryant & Bleier, LLP a breadth of valuable experience beyond family law that makes her a valued negotiator, mediator, appellate attorney and member of our team.  Ms. Goldfaden recently graduated from the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law, the #1 public interest law school in the country. She was a member of the Law Review for two years and worked in the school’s Human Rights and Gender Justice clinic, where she researched and drafted parts of an amicus brief submitted on behalf of the petitioners in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, a United States Supreme Court case decided June 2016.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Goldfaden worked extensively as a legal assistant to civil rights and matrimonial attorneys, and in the non-profit sector. She is passionate about advocating on her clients’ behalf; she is an empathetic, patient, active listener.

In addition to a law degree, Ms. Goldfaden also holds an M.S. in Global Affairs from New York University and a B.A. in English from SUNY Binghamton.