Associates

  • BURTON D. WITMAN

    Mr. Witman is an associate in the firm’s matrimonial law department.  Mr. Witman obtained his undergraduate degree from Indiana University, and his Juris Doctorate Cum Laude from the University of Miami School of Law (2012). He has experience as a compliance attorney for a Fortune 500 company in the finance industry, and as a student Mr. Witman clerked for Legal Services of Greater Miami, where he was dedicated to helping impoverished members of the community. Mr. Witman is a member of the New York State Bar Association.
  • MELISSA B. ROSSMAN MANTEL

    Ms. Mantel is an associate in the firm’s matrimonial department. She received her undergraduate degree from Emory University and graduated from the University of Miami School of Law, magna cum laude, in 2012. She has devoted her practice exclusively to matrimonial and family law since 2013. Prior to joining Stein Riso Mantel McDonough, LLP, Ms. Mantel worked as an associate at Alter, Wolff and Foley LLP and in the matrimonial department of Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman, LLP. During law school, she interned at the Children & Youth Law Clinic and was awarded Honors in the Trial Litigation Skills program. Ms. Mantel is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section and the New York City Bar Association.