David M. Wildstein, Esq.
MLA - David M. Wildstein, Esq.
David M. Wildstein, Esq.
David M. Wildstein is a senior partner of Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A. (Wilentz) in Woodbridge, NJ, one of New Jersey's oldest and largest law firms, and is chair of the firm's twelve-member Family Law Department.
Cited as one of the leading matrimonial practitioners in the country, Mr. Wildstein
has been listed in the book The Best Lawyers in America ® under Family Law since 1995.
also has been regularly listed in New Jersey
Monthly Magazine's annual feature on the top lawyers in New Jersey, appearing on its cover in March 1997.
In 1982, Mr. Wildstein
received national attention representing Christina Ferrare, then-wife of infamous automaker John DeLorean, in the DeLorean divorce case.
Practicing law for over 33 years, Mr. Wildstein
has concentrated exclusively in the area of family law for more than 30 years.
practices with an emphasis on divorce, equitable distribution of assets, support, alimony, custody and visitation, and has handled numerous complex matrimonial cases.
Mr. Wildstein has been a member of several New Jersey Supreme Court Committees that have shaped the rules and procedures and have had a significant impact on family law in New Jersey.
has been widely noted by media as an authority on family law matters, including numerous newspapers and magazines.
The New York Times, The Washington Post and Business Journal of New Jersey
have quoted him on prenuptial agreements.
also has appeared on several television and radio programs related to issues dealing with family law.
In 1997, Mr. Wildstein
was recognized by his
peers when he
was presented the highest award for lifetime achievement to the practice of family law by the Family Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association
continues to lecture to fellow lawyers and judges at the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education
, Trial Lawyers of New Jersey
and the annual Judicial Retreat.
has authored numerous articles on prenuptial agreements, equitable distribution of assets and custody.
Mr. Wildstein also heads the publication of an annual digest of court decisions involved in family law related actions, published by the Family Law Department at Wilentz.
He is also currently a member of the Editorial Board of New York/New Jersey Divorce Magazine.
Mr. Wildstein is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; New Jersey State Bar, Family Law Section (past chair and past legislative chair); Middlesex County Family Law Committee; Monmouth County Bar Association; and the American Bar Association, Family Law Section and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.