Before forming Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP, Walter F. Bottger practiced law with several large, nationally renowned law firms as a litigator. He now has more than 20 years' experience in matrimonial law, and has practiced in all trial and appellate courts in the New York Metropolitan Area. He has litigated and tried many cases in supreme and family courts. He has prepared and argued several appeals in both local Appellate Divisions and before the state’s highest court, the court of appeals. His reputation among other attorneys for ethical standards and professional ability has earned him the highest rating, AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated SM by Martindale-Hubbell®, and he has been selected by his peers for listing in New York Super Lawyers in the 2010-2014 editions.
Licensed since 1965
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2014|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2013|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2012|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2010|
|Prosecuting Attorney||New York State Special Prosecutor (Corruption)||1972 - 1977|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Association of the Bar of the City of New York||Member||N/A|
|New York State Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Columbia University School of Law||N/A||LL.B - Bachelor of Laws||1965|
|Harvard College||N/A||AB - Applied Baccalaureate||1961|