Lois J. Liberman

Biography

CHAIR, MATRIMONIAL AND FAMILY LAW PRACTICE GROUP

Lois Liberman has extensive experience advising clients in all aspects of matrimonial and family law. She is a seasoned litigator and trial attorney, and has been a frequent guest on television having appeared multiple times on “The Today Show,” “Good Morning America,” “Good Day New York,” “Extra,” and “Entertainment Tonight.” She is frequently consulted to comment on family law matters pertaining to famous people and appears often in the celebrity press including but not limited to publications like People magazine, The Huffington Post, eonlinenews.com, MTV.com, Businessinsider.com, NBCNews.com, FoxNews.com, The NY Post and More magazine.

Lois counsels high-profile and high net worth clients on:

  • prenuptial agreements
  • postnuptial agreements
  • custody litigation
  • equitable distribution involving a myriad of assets including highly complex financial evaluations and discovery
  • paternity agreements
  • same-sex prenuptial and divorce agreements

Lois represented a litigant in the first reported same-sex divorce case in New York State, C.C. vs. M.C., 21 Misc. 3d 926, 867 N.Y.S.2d 884, 2008 N.Y.Misc. LEXIS 6011, 2008 NY Slip Op 28398, 401 N.Y.L.J. 81 (2008).

Lois is an active member of the New York County Women’s Bar Association and has served as co-chair of the Judiciary Committee and Matrimonial & Family Law Committee. She is also an appointed member of the Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law, a group of lawyers, judges, and mental health professionals who meet monthly to discuss issues of mental health and family law. Lois has lectured for the Association of Divorce Financial Planners and various New York Bar Associations in the areas of prenuptial and separation agreements, as well as custody matters.

She co-chaired the firm’s Summer Associate Program and has also served on the Partner Nominating Committee, Women’s Steering Committee, Diversity Committee, and Technology Committee. Lois is a member of the Women’s Forum whose mission is to enhance the professional and business development of the firm’s female attorneys and professionals and foster the success of our strong community of women.

Lois has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer" in Family Law by New York Super LawyersMetro Edition from 2010-2017. She has for many years received the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

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Recognitions

  • 2010–2017, New York “Super Lawyer” in Family Law, listed in Super Lawyers

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Affiliations

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York Women's Bar Association
Professional Activities

Lois represents clients on a pro-bono basis in divorce matters through the New York Women’s Bar Association. She also serves as a neutral evaluator in the Neutral Evaluation Program operated by the Supreme Court, Civil Branch, New York County, New York.

Credentials

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • University at Buffalo Law School, JD
  • Wellesley College, BA