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Donald R. Wall

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Donald R. Wall
10 Park Avenue, Suite 2A
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 332-242-2075
Fax: 212-631-0910
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1982
Practice Areas: Family Law (90%), Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Donald R. Wall is the founder and owner of the Law Offices of Donald R. Wall in New York, New York. Nationally recognized as among the top lawyers in the country, Mr. Wall has more than 38 years of experience, and he focuses his practice primarily on family law and divorce mediation. He also has extensive experience with commercial litigation, which helps him to better address the complex financial issues of his high-asset, executive clients during the divorce process.

As a family law attorney, Mr. Wall has achieved remarkable success helping his clients make the best-informed decisions regarding child custody and support, alimony, property division, and all other related matters. Well-versed in mediation and alternative dispute resolution, he prefers to help his clients resolve their conflicts and reach favorable agreements in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.

At all turns, Mr. Wall provides dedicated, one-on-one attention to those he serves, and he has gained a reputation for his compassion and integrity when dealing with his clients along with his unwavering commitment to their needs and goals. Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, he is AV Preeminent peer-review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell and received a designation from Expertise as one of the Best Arbitrators & Mediators in New York City.

Mr. Wall has also received the Gold Client Champion Award through Martindale-Hubbell as well as numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients. He is an active member of the New York City Bar Association's Matrimonial Committee as well as the organization's Commercial and Federal Litigation Sections. He is also a member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Matrimonial Law, Family Law, Commercial Litigation and Guardianship sections of the American Bar Association.

A 1978 graduate of Syracuse University, Mr. Wall obtained his Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law in 1981. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.


Practice Areas
  • 90%Family Law
  • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration


8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021

Certificates and Credentials

About Donald R. Wall

First Admitted: 1982

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  • Martindale-Hubbell’s® AV® peer-review rating

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Bar Association—Practice Areas: Matrimonial Law, Family Law, Commercial Litigation, Guardianship
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Member
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, Commercial and Federal Litigation Sections
  • The New York City Bar Association, Member, Matrimonial Committee, 1999-2000
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1993
  • U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1983
  • New York State Bar, 1982

Educational Background

  • Artium Baccalaureatus, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, 1978
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Office Location for Donald R. Wall

10 Park Avenue
Suite 2A
New York, NY 10016

Phone: 332-242-2075

Fax: 212-631-0910

Last Updated: 10/6/2021

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