The right divorce lawyer can make a world of difference.

COVID-19 Update: You can get divorced without ever entering the courthouse. The courts are fully operational on an electronic and virtual basis.

It’s time to create the next chapter in your life.

We will move your divorce to completion with velocity. We’ll get you what you deserve. And we’ll make sure you are prepared to fight, if it comes to it.

We get to the point.

We minimize the costly process of litigation by focusing on the facts and your future. We are experts at cutting through the drama and emotion. Our unique approach will ensure the right outcome at the right time, now.

We built our firm around these four promises.

Hannon De Palma was built on the idea that quality legal services should be provided with a personal touch by seasoned professionals who are willing to fight for what's right.


Your rights will be protected and your voice will be heard.


You will receive personal attention from your attorney every step of the way.  Our boutique size allows us to provide you with a level of service that overstaffed firms can't match.


You will benefit from our decades of experience with the New York Supreme Courts and Judges.


You will have a trusted adviser as your attorney to complete your past and forge your future.

Hannon De Palma, LLC is a premier New York litigation boutique. For more than 20 years, we have proudly served our clients in their sensitive, high-stakes matters.

"Prior to founding Hannon De Palma, I practiced as a litigator at large NYC law firms. I bring these decades of experience to every case I handle, no matter the size of the case.”

Sherene De Palma
Founder, Lead Attorney

A personal and boutique law firm with large firm experience.

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“I was totally taken care of by Sherene.”

I’m grateful for her expertise, professionalism, and the caring way in which she honored this important event in my life.

Susan De Robertis, CEO

Venus In Transit Coaching

Westchester, NY

“We’ll create a plan that empowers you.  And a plan that will end the conflict fast.”

Sherene De Palma

Founder, Lead Attorney

Our results speak for themselves.

Sherene has the unique ability to quickly assess any situation with a high degree of diplomacy, insight and intellect.  Expertly trained, she provides the right strategy with out-of-the-box thinking!

Dr. Lawrence Stern


Mount Kisco, NY

I want to thank you, Sherene, for the fantastic job you did in handling my divorce.  This was a very stressful time for me and your coordination and negotiation skills kept the process peaceful and moving along.

Wayne Gabari

Financial Advisor

Citigroup Global Markets

New York, NY

Sherene came through for me in a time when the lawyer I had hired could not.  Her sensitivity and diplomacy was integral in handling a sensitive divorce.  I’ve recommended her to a close friend.

Jess Groom


Brooklyn, NY

Sherene De Palma provides just the right mix of professional and personal support.  Thank you, Sherene, for your invaluable assistance during this difficult time.

Mara Gordon

Physical Therapist

Putnam County, NY

Sherene has an unbelievable ability to calm tension in stressful interactions.  There was never a doubt in my mind that she would help me reach the ultimate goal.

Carolyn Mastio, Yahoo!

New York, NY

Ms. De Palma is knowledgeable and easy to work with.  Additionally and very importantly she respects me as a client by explaining in detail her actions and the reasons for her recommendations.

Amie Gross

President & CEO

Amie Gross Architects

New York, NY

Over Two Decades of Experience

Sherene has been practicing law for over 20 years.  She received both her law degree (1999) and her MBA in International Finance (1994) from Pace University where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Pace Law Review and also has been a Professor of Law.  She was fortunate enough to serve as Law Clerk to the Honorable Charles L. Brieant in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in 2000. 

Sherene's large firm practice was as a litigator for the New York City offices of the former Coudert Brothers and for Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (now "Orrick").  Sherene is also a community leader having served elected office in her hometown of Pound Ridge, NY.

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White Plains, NY 10601