Ani Mason is a matrimonial attorney and mediator in New York City. She founded Mason Law & Mediation, LLC in 2014 and has been honored by Super Lawyers for the last six years through selection to its New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.
Ms. Mason graduated with honors from Princeton University and New York University School of Law, which she attended on full merit scholarship. She has held a Fulbright Fellowship, a Sinsheimer Scholarship and a Skadden Fellowship.
Prior to dedicating her law practice to out-of-court dispute resolution, Ms. Mason litigated high-conflict divorces on behalf of survivors of domestic violence. She has worked for the law firm Debevoise & Plimpton, the consulting firm Accenture, and various international human rights organizations, including Human Rights Watch, Save the Children, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees and UNICEF, while living in Madrid, Cairo and Mexico City.
Ms. Mason is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. She has also studied human behavior at the NYU School of Social Work and psychoanalysis at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies.
Ms. Mason has taught a seminar on divorce mediation at Cardozo Law School and is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Family & Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York.
She is fluent in Spanish, proficient in French and can still get around (more or less) with her very basic Arabic.