Marjory D. Fields
Marjory D. Fields became special counsel to the firm in 2002 after serving for more than sixteen years on the bench, first as a Judge of the Family Court of the State of New York and then as a Justice of the Supreme Court New York County Matrimonial Part. Before being elevated to the bench, Justice Fields was in practice for 15 years as Director of the Matrimonial and Family Law Unit at South Brooklyn Legal Services, representing low income people in divorce and family law matters. Throughout her entire career she has been a devoted advocate for the rights of victims of domestic violence and has led efforts to reform and draft new legislation to protect victims’ rights.
She has also published and lectured extensively around the world on the topic of domestic violence, human rights of women, other legal issues affecting women, as well as other areas of family law and international jurisprudence.
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