Rayne M. Sassower, Esq.

Rayne M. Sassower, Esq.


Professional Honors

Access to Justice Champion (Nassau County Bar Association 2013) for providing pro bono direct legal representation to victims of domestic violence

Access to Justice Champion (New York Courts 2014) for providing pro bono legal services to landlords and tenants

Published in the September 2016 issue of the Brooklyn Barrister (Brooklyn Bar Association), Parents’ Decision to Share Custody Does Not Obviate the Child’s Right to Support

Admitted to Practice

New York


Civil Litigation, Landlord-Tenant, Family Offenses, Child Custody


Rayne is a litigation attorney who practices in the areas of civil litigation, family law, and landlord-tenant matters.

In the past, Rayne was an Adjunct Professor at Hunter College – Continuing Education, instructing students earning a Paralegal Certificate in litigation skills.

Rayne regularly develops long-standing relationships with her clients, many of which have followed her from other firms and sought her services on other matters, and has appeared in the trial courts of New York, Kings, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island as well as Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, and Albany Counties.

Rayne is also the producer of Silent Voices (1998), a documentary film detailing the psychological effects of family violence, and served as a Board Member of the North Hempstead Task Force for the Prevention of Family Violence (1998-2001).


Rayne is a graduate of Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where she was regularly and consecutively named to the Dean’s List, and is an alumna of New York University.


  • Civil Litigation
  • Landlord-Tenant
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Family Offense Petition
  • Relocation

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