Nancy Chemtob
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Nancy Chemtob speaks to INSIDER about an average day for a high-end divorce lawyer.

Insider
May 13, 2021

Business Insider: A day in the life of a divorce lawyer for NYC's wealthy elite who helps split up millions in assets, deals with bitter rivalries and cheating partners, and always makes it home by 6

As one of New York City’s most sought after divorce attorneys, Nancy Chemtob’s daily routine is anything but ordinary. Chemtob’s phone rings around the clock with requests for counsel from the city’s elite on their complex and high-stake divorce proceedings.

Now her days are busier than ever due to a 30% surge in inquiries to her firm throughout the pandemic. And as we near the shift from virtual work, Chemtob runs to and from court proceedings, client meetings and sometimes emergency motions to keep up with demand.

Business Insider followed Chemtob through one of her jam-packed days, learning how this divorce lawyer to New York’s elite and A-listers remains a solid presence for her clients and her family.

“You never know what goes on behind closed doors. That’s the problem with my job: I actually really care, and I have to be there 24/7,” she says.

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As one of New York City’s most sought after divorce attorneys, Nancy Chemtob’s daily routine is anything but ordinary. Chemtob’s phone rings around the clock with requests for counsel from the city’s elite on their complex and high-stake divorce proceedings.

Now her days are busier than ever due to a 30% surge in inquiries to her firm throughout the pandemic. And as we near the shift from virtual work, Chemtob runs to and from court proceedings, client meetings and sometimes emergency motions to keep up with demand.

Business Insider followed Chemtob through one of her jam-packed days, learning how this divorce lawyer to New York’s elite and A-listers remains a solid presence for her clients and her family.

“You never know what goes on behind closed doors. That’s the problem with my job: I actually really care, and I have to be there 24/7,” she says.

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