Daniel J. Jaffe

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Over five decades and in a confidential setting, Daniel Jaffe has established himself as the sought-after attorney for high-profile celebrity and professional clients and their spouses with the most sensitive and complicated family law matters. His experience and success in and out of the courtroom have earned him the well-placed trust of many well-known clients who seek his advice and skills when making critical, emotional and financial transitions in their lives. Dan combines a deep familiarity of the law with an innovative and discreet approach to achieve positive outcomes for his clients.


  • J.D.

    University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
    - 1962

  • B.B.A.

    University of Michigan
    - 1959

Awards & Accolades

  • Chambers’ High Net Worth Guide, 2018-2020
  • National Law Journal Divorce, Tax, Trust and Estates Trailblazers, 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, 1987- 2021
  • Southern California Super Lawyers, 2004-2021 (Top 100 in 2017-2021)
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association Family Law Section, Inaugural Class of Family Law Legends, Honoree, 2016
  • The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale Hubbell, 1993-2021
  • Levitt & Quinn Outstanding Community Service Award, 2014
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Southern California Chapter, Family Law Person of the Year, 2014
  • Los Angeles County Bar Spencer Brandeis Award, 2004
  • Jaffe & Clemens Law Firm Zephyr M. Ramsey Award Honoree, 2003
  • Town & Country Magazine, America’s Top Divorce Lawyers, 1998

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
    •  Chairman of Divorce Taxation Committee, 1998
    • Member of Professionalism in the Practice Committee, 1998-1999 
    • Counsel to President, 1992
  • The American College of Family Trial Lawyers (Top 100 Family Law Trial Lawyers), Diplomat
  • International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
  • American Bar Association
    • Family Law Section, Council, 1991-1994
    • Taxation and Continuing Legal Education Executive Committees
  • State Bar of California, Family Law Section Executive Committee, 1986-1989

Counties Served

Ventura, Orange, & Los Angeles Counties
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  • Jaffe Family Law Group

    Los Angeles, CA