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Heidi A. Tallentire

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Krauss Shaknes Tallentire & Messeri LLP
350 5th Ave, Suite 7620
New York, NY 10118
Phone: 212-228-5552
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2015
Licensed in New York Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Heidi A. Tallentire is a partner at Krauss Shaknes Tallentire & Messeri LLP in New York, New York. Ms. Tallentire concentrates her practice on family law, representing clients throughout the New York City metropolitan area, particularly executives in the finance industry and other wealthy individuals.

Ms. Tallentire handles matters involving high net worth divorces, child support, custody, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, spousal support and visitation. She has over a decade of experience and has focused her practice exclusively on family law throughout her legal career.

Prior to joining Krauss Shaknes Tallentire & Messeri LLP, Ms. Tallentire was a partner at a national family law firm. In addition to managing her law practice, she is an adjunct professor at Rutgers Law School, Newark’s S.I. Newhouse Center for Law and Justice, teaching family law courses.

Dedicated to giving back to her community, Ms. Tallentire is involved in nonprofit organizations and sits on the board of Sheltering Arms, an organization aimed at helping New York families in need. She is a former board member of Weston United, an organization helping homeless and mentally ill New York residents.

Ms. Tallentire graduated with distinction from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree. She earned her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. She holds a license to practice law in the state courts of New York and Connecticut, as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Divorce, Marital Property


6 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2015

About Heidi A. Tallentire

First Admitted: 2005, Connecticut

Professional Webpage:


  • “New York Super Lawyer” in Family Law, listed in Super Lawyers, 2016–2019
  • “New York Rising Star,” listed in Super Lawyers, 2012–2015

Educational Background

  • University of Pennsylvania, BA, with distinction, 2002
  • University of Pennsylvania, MA, 2002

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board Member, Sheltering Arms

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Adjunct professor of law in the S.I. Newhouse Center for Law and Justice at Rutgers School of Law–Newark, on family law

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States
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Office Location for Heidi A. Tallentire

350 5th Ave
Suite 7620
New York, NY 10118

Phone: 212-228-5552

Last Updated: 3/31/2021

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