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Norman S. Heller

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Blank Rome LLP
1271 6th Ave
New York, NY 10020
Phone: 212-885-5510
Fax: 212-885-5002
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1978
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Norman S. Heller is a partner in the matrimonial practice group of Blank Rome LLP in New York, New York. Mr. Heller also serves as administrative partner of the firm. His practice is devoted to all aspects of family law, including divorce, child support, custody, equitable distribution, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, separation agreements, spousal support and more.

In addition to his litigation experience, Mr. Heller is a seasoned negotiator and has served as a mediator for many high-profile clients. He has authored several articles on matrimonial and family law issues that have appeared in publications such as Family Business magazine, the Asset Protection Law Journal and the New York Law Journal. As a regular speaker at conferences and seminars, he has given presentations for groups of attorneys and other business professionals.

Mr. Heller has been admitted to practice law since 1978. He is licensed in New York and Connecticut, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

A graduate of Haverford College, Mr. Heller went on to earn his law degree from Boston University School of Law. He is active involved in the legal community and is a member of the Fairfield County Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers’ Association, the New York State Bar Association and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

Certificates and Credentials

About Norman S. Heller

First Admitted: 1978, New York

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • "Minimizing Divorce’s Impact on a Family Owned Business", Family Business Magazine, Spring 2011
  • “Protecting Business Assets Using a Prenuptial Agreement, “Journal of Asset Protection, Vol. 1 Number 3, Jan/Feb 1966 (Warren, Gorham & Lamont)
  • “Mandatory Pro Bono: Get Ahead by Giving Back,” New York Law Journal, May 4, 2015
  • Crossroads in Court: Two Professions Set out to Help Children in Family Crisis. How Does Cross Examination Allow Either Profession to Succeed? AFCC NY Newsletter: Family News and Views (Vol. 1, Issue 1)

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Naval Academy Parents’ Club, past president
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Greenwich Reform Synagogue, past president


  • “Super Lawyer” and “Best Lawyer,”, New York Metro Super Lawyers magazine
  • Chambers High Net Worth 2017 Highly Ranks Blank Rome Matrimonial & Family Law Practice and Attorney
  • Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in New York City, Best Lawyers®
  • Band 1 for New York, Family/Matrimonial, listed in Chambers High Net Worth, 2017
  • AV Preeminent, listed, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Family Law, listed in Best Lawyers in America©, 2008–2018

Educational Background

  • Haverford College, BA

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • New York City Bar Association, 2015
  • New York County Lawyers' Association, Matrimonial Law Section, co-chairman
  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Fairfield County Bar Association
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Office Location for Norman S. Heller

1271 6th Ave
New York, NY 10020

Phone: 212-885-5510

Fax: 212-885-5002

Last Updated: 4/1/2021

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