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Michelle L. Ferreri
Management Partner

About Michelle L. Ferreri, Management Partner

Michelle L. Ferreri is a Management Partner for Cordell & Cordell.

Ms. Ferreri has been exclusively practicing family law for nearly two decades and is experienced in all types of family and matrimonial matters.

Ms. Ferreri has completed 40 hours of Divorce Mediation Training through the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators and 40 hours of Civil Mediation Training through the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education and she is available to mediate all types of family law matters.

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10 Best Under 40 Award FLA 2016
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Ms. Ferreri is licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.


Ms. Ferreri received her bachelor’s degree from Lehigh University and her Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Professional Experience

After receiving her law degree, Ms. Ferreri spent a year as a judicial law clerk for family law Judge Eugene J. McCaffrey Jr. in the Superior Court of New Jersey.

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, she spent just under five years as an Associate Attorney practicing family law in Woodbury, NJ.

Ms. Ferreri also is a former member of the New Jersey Supreme Court District IV Ethics Committee.


Ms. Ferreri is a member of New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators.


Ms. Ferreri was recognized from 2009-2011 and 2014-2020 as a New Jersey Rising Star in the family law practice area by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers.

She was also named “Awesome Attorney” in Family and Matrimonial Law for 2009-2022 by South Jersey Magazine and named to the list of Best Family Law Attorneys in 2015 and 2016.

South Jersey Magazine also listed Ms. Ferreri in its Law Review section.

In 2016, Ms. Ferreri was recognized as one of the 10 Best Attorneys Under 40 for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

American Institute of Legal Counsel is an impartial third-party attorney rating organization comprised of 6 divisions consisting of Criminal, DUI/DWI, Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, Elder, and Family Law. The American Institute of Legal Counsel compiles an exclusive list of the “10 Best” Attorneys for each State. This is a prestigious honor for the Attorney as each Attorney must be formally nominated by the Institute, client, and/or fellow Attorney; have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field of law; and having done so with an impeccable Client Satisfaction rating.

In 2016, the AIOFLA also named Ms. Ferreri one of the 10 Best Female Attorneys for Client Satisfaction.


  • Dealing with a Difficult Adversary, New Jersey Bar Association Young Lawyer Division Newsletter, Dictum, December 2010, Vol. 3, No. 3.
  • Understanding Domestic Violence Laws in New Jersey, Gloucester County Woman Magazine, August/September 2008 Issue.
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Retreat, April 1, 2011 – “Technology Panel: Social Websites and Cyber Issues in Family Law.”
  • New Jersey Association for Justice, Meadowlands Seminar, November 2010 – “Matrimonial Law Family Feud.”
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Retreat, March 2009 – Young Lawyers Program – “Bench, Bar…Baja!”

Ms. Ferreri appeared on WPHT-Philadelphia’s “Keeping it Real with Warren Flax”to discuss various factors to consider and common challenges that arise during divorce.

Ms. Ferreri also contributes responses to Ask a Lawyer questions on

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– Mason B.
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– Mark L.
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