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Supti Bhattacharya is a partner in the Princeton, N.J. office of Hill Wallack LLP. Ms. Bhattacharya represents clients exclusively in the areas of family law and matrimonial law, including:

  • Divorce
  • Separation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Custody, including Parenting Time or Visitation
  • International Custody
  • Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)
  • Relocation
  • Grandparent Rights
  • Child Support
  • Enforcement or Modification of Orders
  • Post-Judgment Motions and Litigation
  • Alimony or Spousal Support
  • Private Education Expense, College Tuition and College Expense Contribution
  • Child Emancipation
  • Name Changes
  • Equitable Distribution of Assets
  • Hidden Assets and Foreign Assets
  • High Asset or High Net-Worth and Complex Divorce
  • Property Settlement Agreements and Marital Settlement Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO)
  • Pre-Nuptial Agreements
  • Mid-Marriage Agreements
  • Appeals

Ms. Bhattacharya’s career began with a judicial clerkship with the Hon. Michelle C. Hollar-Gregory (Ret.), followed by several years working in commercial litigation as well as family law. She owned and managed several small firms prior to joining Hill Wallack, where she is now Chair of the firm’s New Jersey Family Law practice group. Ms. Bhattacharya currently is a Trustee of the 18,000 member New Jersey State Bar Association, where she is a past Chairperson of the Minorities in the Profession Section and past Trustee of the Women in the Profession Section, in addition to holding other leadership roles. She also is a Trustee for the Supreme Court of New Jersey’s Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection.  She has strong ties to New Jersey, and works with clients of various cultural backgrounds.  Ms. Bhattacharya has particular knowledge of divorce and family law as it applies to people of Indian and South Asian background.  The firm’s size allows her to handle large, complex divorce cases, while maintaining the personal touch that she developed during her years as a solo practitioner. She has successfully guided hundreds of individuals through the divorce process with strong advocacy and thoughtful counsel.

Ms. Bhattacharya has been named as a Rising Star and a SuperLawyer several times by SuperLawyers Magazine, issued by Thompson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. She also has been named by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys on its list of 10 Best under Age 40 in New Jersey.

Ms. Bhattacharya is admitted to practice in New Jersey, the United States District Court for New Jersey, and the District of Columbia. She earned her J.D. from Rutgers School of Law-Newark where she was the Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal Symposium Editor, and her B.A., magna cum laude, with department honors, from the University of Pennsylvania, where she triple majored in Sociology, Urban Studies and South Asia Studies. She is fluent in Bengali.


Presentations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association and New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education:
    • "Death and Divorce" (2017)
    • “DIY" Parentage (2016)
    • What to Do When You Get That Call (2016)
    • A New Beginning: Prisoner Re-entry Training for Lawyers (2015)
    • 10 Must-Haves to Start Your Own Law Practice (2014)
    • The Psychology of Divorce (2014)
    • Hot Tips in Family Law—Trouble in the City of Love (2014)
    • Handling Challenging Clients (2012)
    • Improving your Law Practice Using the Internet (2011)
    • The Ethical Issues of Social Networking (2010 and 2011)
    • Pitfalls for Young Lawyers (2010)
    • Client Fee Collection (2008)
  • Panelist, Partnership Track, (2017)
  • Let's Talk Divorce!, Impact Makers Radio (2017)
  • Judicial College Faculty, Superior Court of New Jersey: Social Media Ethics (2012)
  • Hunterdon County Bar Association: Marketing & Solicitation in the Digital Age (2011)

Publications

  • NJSBA, Dictum, 2010, How to Hang Your Own Shingle, with a Little Help from Your Lawyer Friends
  • NJSBA, New Jersey Family Lawyer, 2006, Premarital Asset Immunity and In-Contemplation-of-Marriage Asset Distribution

Leadership

  • New Jersey Supreme Court, New Jersey Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection, Trustee
  • New Jersey Supreme Court, Office of Attorney Ethics, District Fee Arbitration Committee, Panel Chair
  • Superior Court of New Jersey, Family Court Early Settlement Program Panelist
  • Superior Court of New Jersey, Family Court Approved Mediator
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Trustee, Board of Trustees
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Minorities in the Profession Section Member (former Chairperson)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section Executive Committee Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Bylaws and Resolutions Committee Chair
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Women in the Profession Section Member (former Trustee)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Leadership Academy Assistant Dean and Selection Committee Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Diversity Committee Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Finance and Operations Committee Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Meetings Arrangement & Program Committee Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Membership & Public Relations Committee Member (former Co-Vice Chair)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Long Term Planning Committee Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division (former Mercer County Representative)
  • Central Jersey Legal Services, Trustee
  • Mercer County Bar Association, Member
  • South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey, Member
  • Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey, Member
  • Mercer County American Inn of Court, Pupil and Barrister
  • Lawrence Square Village II Condominium Association (Past Trustee and Past President)

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