Anthony Markus of Markus & Sheridan, LLP has over twenty-five years of experience as a family law and estate planning attorney. He has handled hundreds of divorce matters to successful conclusion through various methods including collaborative process, mediation, negotiated settlements, and litigation. Of the scores of collaborative cases he conducted, virtually all of them resulted in settlements through good-faith negotiations. He has advised divorce clients ranging from those involving straight-forward legal and financial matters to the complex, involving multi-million dollar businesses, comprehensive pensions, corporate benefit packages and unqualified plans.
He is graduate of Pace University School of Law and admitted to practice in New York, Connecticut and the US District Court – Southern District of New York. He has conducted numerous lectures concerning collaborative practice and divorce law for the New York City Bar Association and the National Business Institute. Mr. Markus is a former instructor for the Parent Education and Awareness Program (P.E.A.C.E program) where he taught parenting skills to couples going through divorce, co-author of New York Association of Collaborative Professionals – Protocols of Practice, and member of the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals and International Association of Collaborative Professionals. He is also a founding member of the New York Civil Collaborative Group and a member of a panel of professionals that participated in a 2012 CLE Video Webinar for the International Institute of Conflict Prevention and Resolution on the application of Collaborative Law in employment disputes.