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In my opinion, Sarah Zimmerman is the best divorce lawyer in DC. When I first came to Sarah, I was in desperate need of immediate assistance because my attorney had quit on me and several court responses were due. Not only did I come to her under exigent circumstances, but I brought a divorce that presented extraordinary challenges because it was not limited to U.S. law and marital assets. Sarah was incredible. She picked up my case, and in spite of the short time frame, devised clever, winning strategies that worked at both the trial and appeals level in the MD courts. She adroitly anticipated opposing counsel’s moves and prepared motions ahead of time so that they could immediately be filed in court. Just as important, the U.S. court decisions had to be enforceable in two other countries each having different divorce laws. To that end, Sarah worked closely with my European attorneys to ensure success in those legal systems as well. And, even though it was outside the jurisdiction of the U.S. courts, Sarah managed to secure 85% of a World Bank pension for me! Sarah was at all times professional, respectful, and courteous. She always performed with integrity and her work product was of the highest quality. I could not have asked for better representation and never hesitate to recommend her whenever an opportunity arises.
Sarah Zimmerman is extremely professional, knowledgeable, detail-oriented (she does not miss a thing!), compassionate and absolutely wonderful to work with. She is very calm and attentive, and diligently works to protect her client's interests. Throughout the process, communication was great. All questions were answered promptly. Every aspect of the case was explained and discussed, and her advice was always excellent. She was available whenever I needed her; she still is. She’s fair and honest, and she truly cares. She’s remarkable. I highly recommend her.
Sarah Zimmerman is an incredible professional. She is completely and totally dedicated to her client. She is honorable and will do everything she can to protect her client. Sarah is a mother of young children and head of her own household, and she is amazing at that as well. She gets very little sleep! She is fair and frank --she will never tell you something just to make you feel good---but she will be the person who is at your side and fight for you. Sarah is incredibly detailed oriented---there is nothing that will ever get past her. I was very lucky to have her as my attorney.
I came to Sarah in a precarious legal and emotional condition, having been blindsided by the termination of a 40-year relationship. The process of negotiation, mediation and settlement was grueling and interminable. Sarah was steadfast throughout, offering equal measures of legal expertise and emotional support. Don't let her mild and self-effacing demeanor fool you. I knew I was in good hands when, eyes flashing, she said, "yeah, but he hasn't been deposed by me!" Faced with an obdurate opponent, Sarah procured the best possible settlement under DC law. I don't miss anything about the process but I miss her.