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Val Kleyman, Esq.

Managing Partner

Email vkleyman@kleymanfirm.com

Phone 212-401-1977


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.

Focus Areas

  • General Case Strategy
  • Complex Litigation Strategy
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Conflict Resolution

Education & Bar Admission

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

Honors & Awards

  • Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY and selected for inclusion as a one of Super Lawyers New York Metro in the area of divorce and family law.  This rating is awarded to only 2.5% of attorneys by Super Lawyers that selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process, Super Lawyer.
  • Top 100 divorce and family law, Top 100 Lawyers, The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers Directory
  • Selected as an Elite Lawyer in Divorce & Family In NY. Elite Lawyer is a directory and rating service that awards and recognizes attorneys who have displayed a high level of competence in their practice and received acknowledgment from their peers, community, bar, and committees, Elite NYC Divorce Lawyer, Elite Lawyers
  • Law Firm 500 award for the fastest growing firms in the United States, Fastest growing law firm in America
  • Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell and was rated “5 out of 5” for the following categories: legal knowledge, analytical abilities, judgment, communication ability and legal experience, Peer Reviewed, 5 out of 5 Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
  • Top 100 Lawyers In New York in divorce and family law by The National Advocates. Membership is extended to the select few of the most qualified top divorce lawyers in New York who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation and stature measured by objective and uniformly applied standards, Top 100 Lawyers, Divorce & Family Law – The National Advocates
  • Top Attorneys of North America and Top Divorce Lawyers in New York by The Who’s Who Directories. The Who’s Who Directories profiles leading professionals who demonstrate recognizable success and leadership in their field, Top Attorneys of North America, Who’s Who Directories
  • Selected as “10 Best” In New York for the areas of matrimonial and family law by the American Institute Of Family Law Attorneys. AIOFLA recognizes attorneys who exhibit the highest degree of client satisfaction in their field, Top 10 Family Attorneys In NY, American Institute Of Family Attorneys
  • Awarded membership “Top 1% Of Attorneys In The Nation” in family law by The National Association Of Distinguished Counsel. Less than 1% of practicing attorneys in the United States are members of the “Nation’s Top Attorneys”. The recipients of this prestigious award have demonstrated the highest ideals of the legal profession, Nations Top 1%, National Association Of Distinguished Counsel
  • Selected as one of the  “Top 10% Of Divorce & Family Law Attorneys” In New York. Lawyers of Distinction members have been selected based upon a review and vetting process from their Selection Committee, Top Divorce Lawyer & Family Lawyer In New York, Lawyers Of Distinction, 2018


Legal Analysis90%
Case & Litigation Strategy85%
Negotiation & Conflict Resolution90%
Legal Writing & Research75%
Motion Practice80%
Court Presence85%
Trial Practice85%