Katherine A. Chesnut

  • Partner




Katherine A. Chesnut has concentrated on matrimonial and family law for her entire legal career. She has also served Sanctuary for Families as a legal fellow.

Ms. Chesnut received her Juris Doctorate degree, cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from American University. Katherine is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey. She is a member of the New York County Lawyer’s Association Young Lawyer’s Section and the New York State Bar Association and the Irish American Bar Association of New York.

Areas Of Practice

  • Matrimonial and Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey


  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
  • American University
    • B.A.
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star, Family Law, New York Metro area, Super Lawyers

Professional Associations

  • New York County Lawyer’s Association, Young Lawyer’s Section, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • New York Women’s Bar Association, Member
  • New York City Bar Association, Member
  • Irish American Bar Association of New York, Member