Val Kleyman

Kleyman Law Firm
45 Broadway, Suite 1500
New York City, NY 10006
(212) 401-1977

Val Kleyman is a divorce lawyer in NYC. He is responsible for legal strategy of every case in the firm. From inception through settlement negotiation and ultimately trial, Mr. Kleyman is involved in every aspect of each matter. Using his resolution based no nonsense approach, Val is able to deliver successful outcomes even in most difficult and contentious matters.

Val Kleyman is the founding member of the Kleyman Law Firm. Mr. Kleyman assists families who are going through a divorce or family court disputes concerning child custody and spousal support. His firm serves clients throughout New York City, including Queens, the Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island and Brooklyn, as well as those in Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk counties. Mr. Kleyman is rated as one of the top divorce lawyers and family attorneys in New York. He is the recipient of several honors and awards by independent attorney rating and ranking entities.

Few things are as life-altering as a divorce. It takes control over every aspect of life, including the person’s own self. Mr. Kleyman understands these impacts and helps people stay in control of a tough situation. His goal is always to obtain a resolution as quickly as possible, while keeping the focus on any children involved and the needs of his client. Part of his success as an attorney lies in the fact that he finds a strategy that works for clients’ individual cases, rather than a one-size-fits-all approach.

Mr. Kleyman represented many clients in high profile and high net worth divorce disputes. His past clients range from celebrity personalities, Grammy wining artists, international DJ’s, actors, olympic athletes and the Wall street elite to every day hard working people of New York who wish to dissolve their marriages and relationships.Mr. Kleyman also handles many cases on pro bono basis and helps those who have limited financial means. With focus on litigation and complex high net worth matrimonial cases, Mr. Kleyman quickly earned a reputation  of a zealous and talented litigator among his peers became known as “The Wall Street Divorce Lawyer”.

When he is not representing clients, Mr. Kleyman gives lectures on divorce and  family law matters. He regularly appears appears on national television and other mass media as a commentator on divorce and family law issues. He is also on the faculty of Marino Legal Academy and teaches continued legal education classes to other attorneys.


Handled over 1,000 Divorce & Family Law Cases in NY

Experience with high net worth cases involving investment portfolios, foreign assets and real estate

Commentator in the media on current issues in New York divorce & family law

Founder of Libra Professional Network with over 3,500 legal professional members

Teaches continued legal education to other attorneys


Brooklyn Law School, NY Juris Doctor, 2004

Syracuse University, NY, Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience & Psychology, 1999

Professional Licenses

New York State Bar

Southern District of New York Federal Court

Eastern District of New York Federal Court

Professional Associations:

Libra Professional Network

New York State Bar Association

Psy Chi National Honor Society

Awards & Honors:

Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2016– Super Lawyers

Top 100 Lawyers, Divorce & Family Law – The National Advocates

Nations Top 1% – National Association Of Distinguished Counsel

Top Divorce Attorney, 10 out of 10 rating – Avvo

Top 10 Under 40 Family Attorneys In NY – National Academy Of Family Lawyers

Top 10 Family Attorneys In NY – American Institute Of Family Attorneys

Peer Reviewed, 5 out of 5 Rating – Matindale-Hubbell Peer Review

Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers –  American Society Of Legal Advocates.

Top Attorneys of North America and Top Divorce Lawyers in New York – The Who’s Who Directories.

Fastest Growing Law Firm In America 2017 – The Law Firm 500.