Sheryl-Anne Sastow, ESQ, is a highly respected Attorney, Mediator and Arbitrator. She is one of only three Advanced Accredited Mediators within the esteemed New York State Counsel of Divorce Mediation. After litigating for approximately 10 years, she opened her law firm, Sastow Law & Mediation in 2007, where she helps couples divorce with dignity, as well as helps adult siblings resolve issues relative to their ailing parents, without resorting to the trauma and the nastiness of litigation. She is a founding member of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators. Her degree in Psychology, along with her Law degree, in addition to her many certifications in Mediation and Arbitration, enables her to not only effectively guide her clients legally, but to emotionally assist her clients in their times of need.
Sheryl-Anne has been bestowed many professional honors. She won the “Lawyer’s Choice Award” as a faculty lecturer for various New York Attorney and Mediator Associations and significantly, has been bestowed several honors, including having won the 2019, 2020 and 2021 and 2022 Ten top Female Attorneys award, has achieved the honor of being named as a New York Super Lawyer, (top 5% of attorneys in New York) for several years, has been selected to the Lawyers of Distinction list and has been named on the Best Attorney’s Top 10 Family Law Attorney List, top 5% in the USA and top 100 U.S Attorneys.
Despite all her achievements, the most important thing to Sheryl-Anne is her family. Her love and admiration for her parents having had the extreme courage to pick up and leave a very luxurious life to enter into the unknown with the sole purpose of trying to ensure that Sheryl-Anne and her three other siblings would one day marry and all live close by each other, rather than find themselves living on different continents. All four siblings and all their children all reside near each other.
“I attended King David Linksfield for almost my entire schooling, from grade one until my family emigrated to New York in 1977. My love of King David was emphasized by the juxtaposition between the public school I attended in New York for my last two years of high school and my time at King David. I recall with such fondness, the fun I had as captain of the tennis, netball and swimming teams at King David, and participating in the school choir with Mr. Altshuler as the conductor, the special Jewish spirit and cohesiveness that existed at King David and the many friends that I left behind”