Neil A. Fredman

Top rated Family Law attorney in White Plains, New York

Fredman Baken & Novenstern LLP
Neil A. Fredman
Fredman Baken & Novenstern LLP

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1978

Education: Fordham University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2023

Fredman Baken & Novenstern LLP

333 Westchester Avenue
Suite S-302
White Plains, NY 10604 Visit website


Neil A. Fredman is a family law and divorce attorney with over 40 years of legal experience. The founder of the law firm Fredman Baken & Novenstern in White Plains, New York, he handles divorce cases as well as matters involving child custody, child support, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, property distribution and visitation. He represents clients throughout Westchester County.

Raised in Westchester County, Mr. Fredman earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and received his law degree from Fordham University School of Law. Following his graduation from law school, he obtained his license to practice law in New York and entered private practice.

An experienced litigator and negotiator, Mr. Fredman has helped many New York residents through the complexities of the family legal process. In addition, he is trained in collaborative law, which uses alternative dispute resolution techniques such as mediation to settle cases in a non-adversarial manner outside of the courtroom.

Recognized for his skill and accomplishments as a family law attorney, Mr. Fredman is a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Additionally, he is AV Preeminent peer-review rated,* the highest rating, through Martindale-Hubbell.

Over the years, Mr. Fredman has served in leadership positions and on committees for the Westchester County Bar Association Domestic Relations and Family Law Section, the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section and the American Bar Association Section of Family Law. He continues to sit on the Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Rockland-Westchester executive committee and is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

*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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas


  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1978, New York

Professional Webpage:

  • , Westchester County’s Family Law “Super Lawyers” 2007-2021
  • , Martindale Hubbell’s highest “AV” rating
  • , “Top 25” Westchester Area Super Lawyers in 2007
Educational Background:
  • White Plains High School Class of 1969
  • B.S. Cornell University, 1973
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New York Fellows of the Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)
  • Member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Chair, Committee on Ethical Practices of the American Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Former Chair, Westchester County Bar Assn Family Law Section
Industry Groups:
  • AAML
  • ABA
  • Rockland-Westchester Collaborative Law Assn
  • Westchester County Bar Assn

Office location for Neil A. Fredman

333 Westchester Avenue
Suite S-302
White Plains, NY 10604

Phone: 914-997-9070


17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2023

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Top 25: Westchester County Super Lawyers: 2007

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