Willard H. DaSilva

Willard H. DaSilva, Esq.

Willard H. DaSilva, Esq.


Willard H. DaSilva, senior member of DaSilva & Hilowitz LLP and a veteran matrimonial law practitioner, is one of fewer than 100 attorneys in the United States honored as a Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers.  A “Tier 1” attorney, he is recognized as a “Preeminent Attorney” in Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory with an “AV” rating, limited to the top 10% of attorneys in the United States.

The New York Law Journal has referred to him as the “Dean of Matrimonial Lawyers”.  His biography appears in Who’s Who in America, and he is listed in New York magazine as one of “The New York Area’s Best Lawyers”, in The New York Times “Super Lawyers”, and for more than 30 years in The Best Lawyers in America.

He is a past President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers New York Chapter, Editor Emeritus of the ABA Family Advocate magazine and the New York State Bar Journal, and the author of New York Matrimonial Practice, 2d edition, published by Thomson Reuters-West.

Attorney DaSilva, a magna cum laude graduate of New York University and a member of Phi Beta Kappa, received his law degree from Columbia University Law School.  Widely respected by his peers, Mr. DaSilva handles all cases with a view to maximizing results while minimizing costs consistent with good legal practice.Willard_H_DaSilva-DK-200