Gretchen Beall Schumann


Gretchen Beall Schumann is a founding partner of Rabin Schumann and Partners LLP, concentrating exclusively in the field of matrimonial and family law practice. She has extensive experience in the complex domestic and international aspects of family law in trial and appellate courts. She is a fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers and has served as an expert on issues of NY law for the London Family Court. She frequently lectures on the procedural and substantive aspects of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, electronic privacy and family law, equitable distribution of New York businesses, trial advocacy, various aspects of marital agreements and the financial ramifications of divorce. She was recently listed in Metro Super Lawyers as one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys and Top 100 Attorneys in New York; is listed in “Chambers & Partners – Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth – NY;” and has authored chapters on NY family law for international publications.  Ms. Schumann is the current  President of the New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation, Inc., and a past President of NYWBA. She is a past Secretary of the NY City Bar Committee on Children and the Law and Secretary of the NYCLA Matrimonial Law Section. She is also a member of the President’s Council of Cornell Women. She graduated from Columbia College, Columbia University, and from Cornell Law School, where she received the Robert S. Pasley Memorial Prize.