Hillary J. Moonay
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Family Law Attorney

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Phone: (215) 606-0755
hillary.moonay@obermayer.com
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Hillary J. Moonay is a Partner at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel, LLP. She focuses her practice exclusively in the area of family law, where she handles all phases of the negotiation and litigation of domestic relations cases, including divorce, child custody, child support, alimony/ spousal support, equitable distribution, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements and related issues.

Hillary is well-versed in the financial aspects of divorce cases, including the intricate issues related to complex business valuations and forensic accounting matters. While she is a skilled litigator with extensive experience handling complex divorce matters, she also is trained in several areas of alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration, mediation and collaborative law.

She is actively involved in numerous professional associations, including the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, where she serves as a Council Member, as a member of the Executive Committee, as co-chair of the Programming Committee, and as a member of the Rules Committee. Additionally, Moonay is currently the chairperson of the Bucks County Bar Association Family Law Section. She is also a member of the Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court.

Hillary contributed to the book, Slicing Up the Pie: Property Distribution in Pennsylvania, published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute Press. She has been featured as a case note contributor for the Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, has authored articles for The Legal Intelligencer, including The Impact of Social Media on Family Law Matters and Post-Retirement Benefits in Matrimonial Litigation, and frequently lectures on a variety of family law topics.


Honors & Awards

    • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)
    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2006 – 2012
    • The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 – 2018
    • Martindale-Hubbel, AV Preeminent Rating, 2016 - 2018

     

Professional & Community Activities

    • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member (1996 - present); Family Law Section, Treasurer (present); Family Law Section, Council Member (2010 – 2013; 2016 - current); Family Law Section, Executive Committee  (2017 – 2018); Family Law Section, Programming  Committee Co-Chair (2014 – 2015; 2017 - 2018); Family Law Section, Programming Committee Member (2013 - present)  Family Law Section, Rules Committee Chairperson (2015 - 2017); Family Law Section, Rules Committee Member (2015 - present); Collaborative Law Committee, Member (2011 - present)
    • Bucks County Bar Association, Family Law Section Chair (2015 - present); Member (2005 - present);
    • Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, Member (2000 - present)
    • Philadelphia Bar Association, Member (1995 – 2015); Family Law Section, Executive Committee (2003 - 2005); Programs & Events Committee Chairperson (2000 - 2008)

Publications & Presentations

    • “Tips and Tricks from Surrounding Counties,” Bucks County Bar Association, 2017
    • “Ethical Considerations in Protection from Abuse Cases,” Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, 2017
    • “Child Custody: Practice Ready Skills in a Flipped Classroom,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2017
    • “Third Party Custody Rights”, Bucks County Bar Association, 2017
    • “21st Century Extended Family Law Issues,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2017
    • “Primer on Paternity and Liability for Child Support,” Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, 2017
    • “Attorney Role in Custody Evaluations,” Bucks County Bar Association, 2016
    • “A Family of Laws for the Family Lawyer,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2016
    • “Family Law Institute,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2016
    • “Case Law, Rules and Legislative Updates,” Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 2016
    • “Bucks County Family Law 101,” Bucks County Bar Association, 2016
    • “Slicing Up the Pie: Property Distribution in Pennsylvania,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2015
    • “Identifying and Valuing Unique Marital Assets in Divorce Litigation,” Delaware State Bar Association, 2014; The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, 2013
    • “Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2014
    • “How to Handle a Client's Use of Social Media,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2014
    • “Post-Retirement Benefits in Matrimonial Litigation,” published in The Legal Intelligencer, 2014
    • “The Impact of Social Media on Family Law Matters,” published in The Legal Intelligencer, 2013
    • “Case Note: M.O. v. F.W.,” Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, a publication of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2012
    • “What's In and What's Out,” published in “Slicing Up the Pie: Property Distribution in Pennsylvania,”   Pennsylvania Bar Institute Press, 2010, 2012, 2016
    • “The Family Lawyer's Discovery Tool Kit,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2013“Divorce and the Professional Practice: A Case Study,” Bucks County Bar Association, 2013
    • “Slicing Up the Pie: Property Distribution in Pennsylvania,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2012
    • “How to Appraise Unique Items,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2012
    • “What's In, What's Out,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2011
    • “Protection from Abuse,” Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, 2011
    • “Collaborative Law,” Breakfast & Learn Sponsored by Williams Family Law, 2011
    • “Your First Divorce Case,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2010
    • “Divorce Over 50,” Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, 2010
    • “What is Marital Property,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2010
    • “Case Note: Stackhouse v. Zaretsky,” Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, a publication of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2006

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