Val Kleyman is the founder and owner of The Kleyman Law Firm. He is nationally ranked among the top matrimonial lawyers in New York as well as the entire country. Val devotes his practice exclusively to divorce and family law, and he provides comprehensive legal representation and support to clients who are going through a divorce or have family law issues.
Mr. Kleyman has handled more than 1,000 divorce and family law cases in New York City and beyond with significant success assisting and guiding clients going through divorce and family law issues. He has extensive experience handling high net worth divorces, complex equitable distribution, property division and financial division matters involving investment portfolios, real estate, foreign assets, privately held businesses and other complex financial assets. For his continuous work with complex financial issues, he has earned the moniker “The Wall Street Divorce Lawyer.”
Mr. Kleyman’s clients has included many high-profile celebrities, Grammy-winning musical artists, Olympic and professional athletes, Wall Street executives and others with considerable means; however, Val also dedicates allot of time working with many hard working clients and families outside of the high net worth community.
Over the course of his legal career Val has gained a reputation as a leader in the field of divorce and family law. He is frequently called upon to appear on local and national news programs including CBS and NBC and other media outlets such as The New York Times, The New York Post, Glamour Magazine , where he offers legal commentary on a variety of topics related to matrimonial law and the legal industry. He has also conducted lectures and continuing legal education seminars across his region on family law and legal practice management and is active faculty member of Marino Legal Academy.
BS, Psychology and Neuroscience, Syracuse University; 1999
JD, Brooklyn Law School, 2004
New York State Bar
U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York