Marcy’s primary practice spans all areas of family and matrimonial law including divorce, property distribution, child custody, spousal support, child support and prenuptial, postnuptial and separation agreements. Marcy’s experience working with high-net-worth individuals in various industries also allows her to consult with her clients and other professionals on every legal matter affecting their lives, including, but not limited to, business decisions and estate planning. McLaughlin & Stern provides Marcy access to legal experts in a variety of fields, and she has a broad range of resources outside of the firm to call on as needed. Marcy approaches each case holistically to meet her clients’ immediate goals while planning for the long-term.
Since 2006, Marcy has been zealously advocating for individuals in a broad range of Supreme Court, Family Court and Appellate Court cases, as well as in complex negotiations and mediations. Marcy understands and advocates that, in many instances, resolving issues out of court can be the best course of action for her clients. She works with attorneys and mediators to find solutions without litigation. She completed a rigorous mediation training program and uses these skills regularly to achieve her client’s goals. Marcy is equally capable of fighting tough legal battles and negotiating creative settlements. In all instances, she makes sure her clients remain calm and confident. Above all else, Marcy understands that each client’s situation is important and unique and she explores all opportunities to act in the best interest of that individual.
Marcy has been a resource for the media as well. She has appeared on Good Morning America and has been quoted by ABCNews.com in the July 2010 article, Free Love ‘Boomers’ Urging Kids to Get Prenups. Her article “Can the Prince Protect His Castle? Pondering a Royal Prenup” was published by the Huffington Post on April 28, 2011. In 2018, Marcy co-wrote a blog for theawl.com titled “Two divorce lawyers watch Divorce”, a popular HBO television series.
- Fordham Law School (J.D., 2005)
- University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 2001)
- New York