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Eldon L. Looby

Associate Attorney

Eldon Looby is an associate at Cohen Forman Barone, LLP in the matrimonial and family law practice. He joined the firm in 2023 after handling matrimonial matters at the largest employee union in New York City, District Council 37. Prior to that role, Eldon gained more than 15 years of litigation experience with founding and leading several law firms where he focused on business law, litigation, eDiscovery and matrimonial law. He has been admitted to practice law in New York State since 2004.

For three consecutive years beginning 2017, Eldon was named the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys’ 10 Best Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction. He has also been recognized in 2019 by ACQ5 Magazine as Family Litigation Lawyer of the Year in New York. He has also been recognized in 2017 by the National Advocates as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Matrimonial and Family Law in New York; and by Acquisition International as the recipient of the Dispute Resolution Award for Best Family Litigation Specialist in New York.

Professional Experience

While at District Council 37, Eldon handled a broad range of complex matters involving contested and uncontested divorces and prepared domestic relations orders. Prior to this role, he created and managed several law firms one of which he oversaw the expansion of offices in India. As part of his prior practice, he has counseled individuals, families and businesses ranging from solopreneur start-ups to small and medium sized enterprises. Eldon has also acquired more than 10 years of experience in eDiscovery matters having managed eDiscovery engagements and provided counsel on such matters while at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

Practice Areas

  • Matrimonial & Family Law

Education

  • St. John’s University, 1997 B.S.
  • Touro Law Center, 2001, J.D.

Experience

  • Cohen Forman Barone, LLP, Associate 2023-present
  • District Council 37, Staff Attorney, 2020-2023
  • Solo Practice, 2018-2020; 2008-2018; 2004-2006
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Staff Attorney
  • Looby & Sundaran, LLP, Partner, 2006-2008

Memberships & Admissions

  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • National Advocates
  • National Black Lawyers: Top 100
  • Small Claims Arbitrators Association
  • American International Association of Notaries

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