Deborah Sherman

Deborah Sherman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in White Plains, NY

Kramer Kozek LLP
 | 445 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 604
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-683-3500
Fax: 914-428-1660
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Deborah Sherman has been practicing law for over 32 years.  She obtained her JD from Hofstra Law School in 1981, where she was a member of and an assistant editor on the Law Review.  Deborah clerked for the Nassau County District Attorney's Office, and for the US Attorney's Office, EDNY, in the Criminal Division.  After graduation from law school, Deborah began her career as a Litigation Associate with Weil, Gotshal & Manges.  She eventually moved to Gold, Farrell & Marks, and later to the General Counsel's Office of NYU.  After starting a family, in 1990 Deborah became a founding partner in the firm of McHugh & Sherman in NYC, where she continued to practice litigation including employment discrimination, libel, breach of contract, real estate litigation, environmental litigation and matrimonials. 

In 2000, after moving to Westchester, Deborah devoted all of her practice to matrimonial and family law matters.  She has become a respected member of the Westchester matrimonial bar, and handles cases in Westchester, Putnam and New York County.   Deborah is an experienced trial attorney with a remarkable attention to detail.  She is proficient in complex financial issues, custody matters, and domestic violence cases, and has excellent writing skills and communication skills.  

Admitted to NYS bar 1982, Federal District Courts, SDNY and EDNY 1982.  Member of the Board of Arbitrators of FINRA (formerly NASD) from 1988 to 2008 (presided over 75+ securities arbitrations). Member of Westchester Women's Bar Association, New York State Bar Association. 

About Deborah Sherman

Admitted: 1982, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Recognized for service as volunteer in the Uncontested Divorce Clinic, Volunteer Attorney Ninth Judicial District, 2013
  • Listed in directory, Who's Who in American Women, 1994
  • Selected for membership, Hofstra Law Review, Associate Editor, 1979
  • Elected to membership, Alpha Kappa Delta, National Sociology Honor Society, 1978
  • Elected to membership, Phi Beta Kappa, 1978

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member Westchester Women's Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Appointed to Landmark's and Historic District Commission, Town of Pound Ridge, 2011
  • Elected to Board, Pound Ridge Land Conservancy, 2010

Educational Background:

  • JD, Hofstra University School of Law, 1981
  • BA, SUNY Stony Brook, with Highest Honors (GPA 4.0), 1978
Office Location for Deborah Sherman

445 Hamilton Avenue
Suite 604
White Plains, NY 10601

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Last Updated: 6/5/2018

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