Sheila K. Sachs
Firm:
Gordon Feinblatt LLC
Phone:410-576-4247
Address: 233 East Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Membership: Professional and Civic Involvement•Board Member, Collaborative Professionals of Baltimore•fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers •fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation •fellow, American Bar Foundation •Board Member, Haverford College Board o
University: Vassar College; Goucher College, A.B., 1961, University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1964 Assistant Editor, Maryland Law Review
Admitted: 1965, Maryland; 1965, Maryland Court of Appeals
Biography: Sheila Sachs devotes a substantial part of her practice to the field of Family Law. Her practice includes litigation and negotiation of marital settlements and agreements, addressing the equitable distribution of marital property, alimony, custody, child support and related proceedings, as well as drafting and negotiating pre and post marital agreements. She is a mediator and arbitrates controversies in the family law area. Sheila Sachs has served as chair of the Family and Juvenile Law Committee of the Maryland State Bar Association and is a member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Sheila has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America inFamilyLaw and Family Alternative Dispute Resolutionsince 1995. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers in Baltimore's Best Lawyer in America in Family Law Mediation in 2016 and was recognized as one of Washington D.C. and Baltimore's Best Lawyers in Collaborative Law: Family Law for 2013. Sheila was also named by Best Lawyers in America as the Family Law Mediator of the Year for 2012. She has been named a Family Law Mediation Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Maryland and one of Maryland's Top 100 Women by The Daily Record. The Daily Record has named Sheila an Influential Marylander in 2008 and 2012. She was selected as one of Baltimore's thirty best lawyers in the November 1998 issue of Baltimore Magazine.Presently the Chair of the Appellate Court's Nominating Commission for the State of Maryland, Sheila is active in Bar Association activities and is a former President of the Bar Association of Baltimore City. In addition, she has served on various boards, including the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners, the Judicial Nominating Commission for Baltimore City, the Board of Trustees of Goucher College and the Board of Managers of Haverford College. Sheila is a member of the Maryland Collaborative Law Association and is certified by the Collaborative Practice Training Institute (CPTI). Sheila is a member of ADR Maryland, a panel of highly-experienced and widely-respected neutral Maryland attorneys who are trained and skilled in alternative dispute resolution. ADR Maryland members are all AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell and have extensive and diverse litigation experience. Honors•Recipient of the 2015 Women's Bar Association of Maryland Rita C. Davidson Award. •Named by Best Lawyers in America as one of Washington D.C. and Baltimore's Best Lawyers in Collaborative Law: Family Law for 2013 •Named by Best Lawyers in America as the Family Law Mediation - Baltimore Lawyer of the Year for 2012 •Named in Best Lawyers in America, 1995 - 2016 for Arbitration, Collaborative Law: Family Law, Family Law, Family Law Mediation, and Mediation and has been on the list for over 20 years •AV Preeminent rating in Martindale-Hubbell •Named to the 2007 - 2016 lists of Super Lawyers Maryland for Family Law and one of Maryland's Top 50 Women Super Lawyers and one of Maryland's 2016 Top 10 Super Lawyers •Recipient of the Living Legal Legends Award by the Bar Association of Baltimore City, 2011 •Recipient of the Margaret Brent - Juanita Jackson Mitchell Award, 2009 •Recipient of the Beverly Groner Award by the Family Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association, 2009 NewsAugust 26, 2015 28 Gordon Feinblatt Lawyers Named Best Lawyers in America 2016 February 3, 2014 26 Gordon Feinblatt Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America 2014 January 14, 2014 22 Gordon Feinblatt Attorneys Named 2014 Maryland Super Lawyers September 15, 2011 24 Gordon Feinblatt Lawyers Named as Best Lawyers in America 2012 January 11, 2011 14 Gordon Feinblatt Lawyers Selected To Maryland Super Lawyers for 2011