Jacqueline P. Itani

Jacqueline P. Itani is an associate at SSL, LLP, and is known for her ability to provide effective and compassionate counsel. Itani prides herself on prioritizing client needs and applying her unique skills to each individual case.

Jacqueline P. Itani

Jacqueline P. Itani is an Associate at SSL, LLP, and is known for her ability to provide effective and compassionate counsel. Jacqueline prides herself on prioritizing client needs and applying her unique skills to each individual case. Jacqueline guides her clients through complex issues, while zealously advocating on their behalf and constantly strategizing efficient and satisfactory results for her clients. Jacqueline aims to settle disputes as amicably as possible, but is not afraid to litigate when necessary. 

Jacqueline received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law with a concentration in Matrimonial and Family Law. While at Cardozo, she was a member of Cardozo’s Law and Literature Journal and also participated in an Intensive Trial Advocacy Program to solidify her litigation strategies and skills.

She completed a fellowship at the Children’s Law Center, and interned for the Honorable Matthew F. Cooper in the New York Supreme Court, Matrimonial Part. Notably, Jacqueline drafted the winning Appellate Brief in Counihan v. Bishop, where the non-biological mother of a child born to a same-sex marriage was awarded standing as the child’s parent to seek custody and visitation. In a separate matter, Jacqueline successfully petitioned the Court on behalf of her client, a resident of Singapore, to recognize the parties’ foreign Judgment of Divorce and hold her client’s ex-wife in contempt of Court for her violation of visitation terms of the custody order. 

Jacqueline is licensed to practice law in both New York and New Jersey and is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section. Jacqueline is also certified in Family and Divorce Mediation.

In 2017, 2018 and 2019, Jacqueline was honored as a Rising Star in the area of Family Law by Super Lawyers Magazine for the New York Metro area.

Contact Jacqueline at jacqueline.itani@sslllp.com or 646-688-3493