Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Father’s Rights, Marital Property, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements

With over five decades of experience as a family law attorney, Louis I. Newman serves as the managing partner at Newman Law Group P.C., providing seasoned and effective legal counsel to the residents of New York, New York. He is renowned within the legal community for his unwavering integrity and thorough preparation. Recognizing the uniqueness of each family and their circumstances, Mr. Newman diligently works to alleviate their anxieties, uncertainties, and stress.

Throughout his illustrious legal career, Mr. Newman has navigated numerous high-profile cases, representing athletes, renowned figures from the entertainment industry, and judges in matters of family law, including divorce, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, post-decree modifications, spousal maintenance, parenting arrangements, and child custody.

As a prominent figure in his field, Mr. Newman frequently serves as an expert witness in New York divorce cases and has made appearances on international, national, and local television, print, radio, and online platforms, such as CNN News, CBS News, NBC News, and the “Larry King Live” television talk show. He also regularly conducts lectures and continues to provide legal education seminars across New York while contributing extensive writings on matrimonial law to reputable publications.

Mr. Newman pursued a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, graduating from Queens College in 1965. In 1967, he earned his Juris Doctor degree from New York Law School and obtained his New York law license the previous year. He has appeared before various courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. District Court for the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

Mr. Newman’s commitment to high professional and ethical standards, as well as his dedication to his clients, has garnered him numerous accolades and awards. He holds the AV Preeminent peer-review rating, the highest distinction awarded by Martindale-Hubbell. More significantly, he has received numerous client testimonials and favorable endorsements from his legal peers.

Actively engaged in both legal and community affairs, Mr. Newman is a member of the Family Law Sections of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA).

Please note that the AV Preeminent rating, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished, and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license according to Martindale-Hubbell’s certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell facilitates a peer-review rating process, with ratings reflecting the anonymous opinions of legal professionals and the judiciary, falling into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

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