Nancy S Feinberg

Nancy S Feinberg

South Orange, New Jersey

Nancy S. Feinberg is dedicated to providing you with the best possible representation. The representation that you deserve. She will assist you in determining which type of dispute resolution will work best for you in order to achieve the optimum results to protect your rights, your assets, and your children.

Nancy believes that each client’s specific circumstances must be addressed with the compassion and experience that sets her apart from many other attorneys and law firms. Nancy is a skilled court approved mediator and will resolve your issues in a professional and practical manner. Each case has its unique issues, however many cases involve alimony, child support, custody and visitation (now called parenting time), health insurance and medical costs, equitable distribution and protection. Nancy is skilled at handling each of these issues and more.

Nancy has served as a Matrimonial Early Settlement Panelist (MESP) since the program’s inception in Essex County and also serves as a Divorce and Family Law Mediator. The Essex County Superior Court has recognized Nancy for her service in as a panelist in trying to resolve cases between the parties and their respective attorneys for over 20 years. She also serves as a court approved Divorce and Family Law Mediator.

The courts, family lawyers and clients have placed great emphasis on mediation as an efficient and effective way to minimize frustration and costs and to facilitate a resolution in which the client has an active role. Nancy’s experience as a Panelist and as a court approved mediator allows her to provide the best possible representation in the least adversarial manner appropriate in your individual circumstance.

Never one to shy away from conflict, Nancy has successfully litigated numerous contested matters which has earned her the respect of her peers and the community as well.

Unwavering Dedication, Even In The Highest Stakes

Nancy’s unwavering dedication to her clients is exemplified by her involvement in the Abequa case. Many people remember Nancy when she was front page news for rescuing the Abequa children from Jordan. In that case, despite Nancy not being an international law custody expert, she managed along with her partner, the late Paul Feinberg, through sheer determination, perseverance and dedication to justice, to travel to Jordan and return with the children who had been abducted by their father after he had murdered their mother.

Nancy enlisted help from Sen. Lautenberg and other high ranking U.S. Government officials and succeeded in negotiating the children’s release with King Hussein and the Jordanian Government. She worked persistently for not only the children’s safe return to their Aunt in the United States but was instrumental in the prosecution and eventual conviction of the father for the crimes he committed against his wife and the children.

In addition to being an outstanding family law attorney, Nancy provides effective representation and advice in other legal matters as well, including wills, business concerns and real estate transactions.


Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce and Family Law Mediation
  • Alimony and Child Support
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Post-Divorce Modification
  • Real Estate
  • Buying and Selling Businesses

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1976
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986


  • University of Toledo College of Law, Toledo, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1976
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    • B.A. - 1973
    • Major: English

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Essex County Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • Essex County Family Law Executive Committee
  • Court Approved Family Law Mediator
  • District V-C Ethics Investigator for the Office of Attorney Ethics, Former Member
  • Essex County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel
  • New Jersey Bar Association Family Law Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. John J. Dios, Judicial Law Clerk, 1976 - 1977