Gretchen Beall Schumann, a partner in the firm, graduated from Cornell Law School in 2001, where she was the recipient of the Robert S. Pasley Memorial Prize, and from Columbia College, Columbia University, with an A.B. in English, in 1998.
Ms. Beall Schumann is a past President of the New York Women’s Bar Association (2010-2011) and was formerly the Association’s Treasurer and Vice President. Ms. Beall Schumann served as the Association’s delegate to the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York’s Domestic Violence Committee and from 2009-2011 served as an NYWBA Director to the WBASNY Board of Directors; she is currently a Director for both the NYWBA and NYWBA Foundation Boards. From 2005 until 2008, she served as Secretary of the New York City Bar Committee on Children and the Law, and from 2004 until 2007, as Secretary of the New York County Lawyers’ Association Matrimonial Law Section. Ms. Beall Schumann, a former member of the Sanctuary for Families Associates Committee, co-chaired the Committee’s 2005 Fall Benefit.
A frequent participant on Continuing Legal Education panels, she has lectured for the New York State Bar Association on both procedural and substantive aspects of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, for the E. David Woycik Intensive Trial Advocacy Program at Hofstra Law School and for the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York with regard to electronic privacy and family law. In 2007, Ms. Beall Schumann co-authored an article for the New York Law Journal, “The Alienated Child,” with partner Harriet Newman Cohen. She has served as a commentator for print media with respect to name change matters.
Ms. Schumann is also admitted in the State of New Jersey.
Email: GSchumann@crsslaw.com | Direct Dial: (212) 512-0814