Lisa Zeiderman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Miller Zeiderman LLP
 | 150 East 52nd St, New York, NY 10022
Phone: 914-455-1403
Fax: 914-468-4244
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    As a Managing Partner of Miller Zeiderman LLP, Lisa Zeiderman is dedicated to serving clients in Manhattan, Kings, Westchester, Rockland and Orange County. She focuses her practice on matrimonial and family law, generally cases that involve divorce, equitable distribution, alimony, custody, child support, modifications and other related issues.

    Ms. Zeiderman attended Fordham University and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in religious studies. She then earned her law degree from the university's law school.

    Going through a divorce can be one of the most difficult experiences of a person's life. Ms. Zeiderman understands the emotional and financial costs that family law issues often carry. She communicates honestly with her clients, and she offers them realistic guidance about their options and the risks that are involved with litigation. While Ms. Zeiderman has built a reputation as a strong negotiator, she is prepared to litigate her clients' issues in cases when the other side is unwilling to compromise. Ms. Zeiderman works closely with her clients and strives to help them achieve favorable resolutions that meet their short- and long-term needs. She has a "Superb" rating from Avvo.

    Beyond the courtroom, Ms. Zeiderman is actively involved in the legal community. She is a member of the New York Women's Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association. Currently serving as a member of the New York State Bar Association's committee on legislative policy, Ms. Zeiderman also has written a number of articles on family law topics, which have appeared in prominent legal publications such as the New York Law Journal. Ms. Zeiderman  serves on several boards including Legal Information for Families (LIFT), Savvy Ladies, JBLS and JBANY and has a blog for Psychology Today. She frequently appears on various podcasts. 

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law


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    Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2014

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    About Lisa Zeiderman

    Admitted: 2005, New York

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    • Quoted in Psychology Today Magazine

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Financial Litigator,   Certified Divorce Financial Analyst , 2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New York State Bar Association, Member
    • Board Member of LIFT, Board Member of the Jewish Bar Alliance,  Board Member of Justice Brandeis Law Society 9th JD , Board Member of Savvy Ladies,   Chair of Development Committee for Savvy Ladies , 2020
    • Westchester Women’s Bar Association, Member
    • New York Women's Bar Association, Member, 2005 – Present
    • New York, 2005
    • New York State Bar Association, Member of Legislation Committee, 2000 – Present
    • Connecticut, 2004

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Served on various non-for-profit boards including LIFT and Savvy Ladies and JBLS, 2020

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • NYLJ commentary on 46 Judges and non judiciary staff in 2020 not being certified. , Writer , No Budget Cuts—Judges Are Already Taking a Death Gamble , NYLJ , 2020
    • Modifications of Child Support , Writer , Downward Modifications of Child Support, Unemployment and COVID-19, NYLJ , Family Law, 2020
    • Article in NYLJ regarding pros and cons of calling the child’s therapist in a custody case. , Writer , Calling the Child’s Therapist as a Witness in a Custody Case , NYLJ , Family Law, 2020
    • “Cleanup the Prenup,” (Co-Author with Amy L. Reiss, Esq.,), New York Law Journal, Volume 233-No 28, Feb. 2005
    • Recent Case Editor of the Westchester Domestic Relations Law, 2012 – 2013
    • Title Divorce In Challenging Times: Legal and Economic Considerations, Jewish Community Center (JCC) New York, 2010 – Present
    • Equitable Distribution & Maintenance, New York State Bar Association, 2008, 2009, 2010
    • Boundaries of Electronic Snooping, New York Women’s Bar, 2010 – Present
    • “Utilizing the Lis Pendens in Matrimonial Actions,” (Co-Author with Scott E. Mollen), New York Law Journal, Volume 238-No 13, July, 2007
    • "Divorces Cyberspace & Discovery: Writing on a Wall May Not Be Private After All," New York State Family Law Review (2011) with Amy L. Reiss and Danielle Jacobs
    • “Snooping: What’s Legal, What’s Illegal,” (Co-Author with Amy L. Reiss, Esq.), Family Law Review, 2009
    • Case Editor for the Domestic Relations Law publication of the Family Law Section in Westchester County


    • Board Member of LIFT also known as Legal Information for Families  Executive Committee Member of the Justice Brandeis Law Society of the 9th JD  Board Member of Savvy Ladies  Board Member of the Jewish Bar Alliance New York , 2020

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Chair of Development Committee for Savvy Ladies , 2020
    • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, 2016

    Educational Background:

    • Fordham University, B.A., Religious Studies, Summa Cum Laude

    Industry Groups

    • Family Law
    • Matrimonial Law. I am a board member of LIFT
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    Office Location for Lisa Zeiderman

    150 East 52nd St
    New York, NY 10022

    Phone: 914-455-1403

    Fax: 914-468-4244

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