Morghan Richardson

Partner

  • New York
  • Maryland
  • Washington, D.C.

  • New York Metro Super Lawyer 2020
  • Super Lawyers New York’s Rising Stars 2013-2019
  • American Society of Legal Advocates as a Top 40 Family Lawyer Under 40
  • President’s citation award from the Maryland Bar Foundation
  • Texas Associated Press Managing Editors, investigative journalism award

Tulane University School of Law, J.D.

Florida Atlantic University, B.A.

Morghan Richardson is a divorce attorney and Partner in Davidoff Hutcher & Citron’s Divorce and Family Law groups. She is highly rated and recognized for her knowledge and experience in a myriad of issues surrounding matrimonial law.  In her practice she regularly handles cases that involve:

  • Alimony
  • Child Support
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Complex Divorce Litigation
  • Equitable Distribution
  • LGBT Family Law Issues
  • Orders of Protection
  • Parental Access and Visitation
  • Parent Coordination
  • Pre-Nuptials & Post-Nuptial Agreements
  • Property Division
  • Separation Agreements

Ms. Richardson has fought complex divorce cases with clients that included:

  • Nobel-Prize Nominated Economist
  • Prominent Music Magazine Editor
  • Real Housewives of New York (Spouse)

Prior to practicing family law, Ms. Richardson worked in business litigation, representing Fortune 500 companies. That experience, and her personal life as a divorced parent, gives Ms. Richardson the understanding and ability to fight for the rights of her clients. She knows the challenges that come with divorce and other family law matters and seeks to find the best solution possible.

Before pursuing a career in law, Ms. Richardson worked as an investigative reporter and was the recipient of a journalism award from Texas Associated Press Managing Editors for a news story on a suspicious adoption. She attended Tulane University Law School, where she served as a managing editor for the school’s maritime law journal, and graduated with a Juris Doctor.

Ms. Richardson is active in her local and legal community. She is the author of several articles on divorce for The Huffington Post, the Good Men’s Project, and is often quoted by other publications.  In 2007, Ms. Richardson was presented with the president’s citation award from the Maryland Bar Foundation. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, where she currently serves on the Committee for Women in the Law. She is named by Super Lawyers as one of New York’s Rising Stars, and by the American Society of Legal Advocates as a Top 40 Family Lawyer Under 40 in New York.

Presentations

  • New York State Bar Association, Women on the Move: Talking While Female, October 2017, Speaker and Co-Chair
  • New York State Bar Association, Women on the Move 2015, Speaker

Publications

Designations

Divorce Lawyer

Recognized and rated by Super Lawyers in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2020, 2021