Education

  • Brooklyn Law School (J.D. 1996)
  • Brandeis University (B.A., cum laude, 1993)

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Stephanie F. Lehman is the head of HDRBB’s Matrimonial Law Group, and focuses her practice on matrimonial law and related tax matters, in both New York and New Jersey. For over a decade, she has represented high-net worth individuals in contested and uncontested matrimonial actions, child-related matters including custody, parenting time, relocation and paternity, and domestic violence cases. She has experience handling trial- and appellate-level proceedings, as well as mediation and collaborative processes. Stephanie negotiates prenuptial, postnuptial, settlement and separation agreements, and advises clients regarding pension and retirement plans, stock options and grants, trusts, limited partnerships, closely held corporations, and the valuation of businesses, professional licenses, enhanced earning capacity and celebrity status. Additionally, Stephanie has experience representing clients in private and third party adoptions, gestational carriers, intended parents, egg donors, donor egg recipients, adoptive parents and birth parents as part of her broad-based fertility law practice.

Following her graduation from law school, Stephanie served as a law clerk for the Honorable Joseph C. Cassini, III, of the New Jersey Superior Court, Family Division. Prior to joining HDRBB, Stephanie was a partner in the New York offices of WolfBlock LLP and then Cozen O’Connor, which are among the largest law firms in the country. She is a member of the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association, and was a member of the Matrimonial Law Committee for the 2008-2010 term. Stephanie has published several articles for the Matrimonial Strategist, a legal publication, and the New York Law Journal. She has lectured for the New York State Bar Association and written materials for the Basic Matrimonial Law Series sponsored by the New York State Bar. Stephanie is a member of the American College of Assisted Reproductive and Adoption Lawyers.

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