CELEBRATING ITS 40TH YEAR, WH&A is one of the largest and most respected family law firms in LI and NYC, with a record of proven success in and out of the courtroom. With resources to handle all matters from simple to complex, we use inventive strategies to resolve cases successfully and cost effectively, through mediation, negotiated settlements or litigation.
FOUNDER, JEROME A. WISSELMAN’S REPUTATION AS a caring provider of exceptional representation is well known. “We hold ourselves to a high standard. Our priority is to protect the best interests of our clients and their children, and address their concerns so that they feel comfortable with our representation,” he notes. Jerry is a recipient of the Leadership in the Law Award; an LI Top Ten Legal Eagle, Martindale-Hubbell’s Client Distinction Award, and a Top 100 NY Super Lawyer.
Partner Jacqueline Harounian,is a tenacious attorney who believes that a negotiated settlement before
trial is almost always the preferred outcome for her clients. “My goal is to steer my clients through a divorce process characterized by civility, clarity and common sense. I will go the extra mile to help them make smarter decisions for a more secure and healthy future,” she says. She is consistently ranked one of the best attorneys in her field. Among her many accolades, she is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell, is a six-time NY Super Lawyer, and is twice named by Super Lawyers as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in New York — the only LI attorney on this list.