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Barry Berkman - New York, NY

521 Fifth Avenue31st Floor New York, NY 10175

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Updated: 02/08/2021

New York Collaborative Law Lawyer


A founding partner of Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP, Barry Berkman received his B.A. degree from Harvard College and his law degree from Stanford University. Specializing in matrimonial law and mediation, he has guided many of his clients to successful, highly satisfactory out-of-court resolutions through the collaborative law process or mediation...

About Barry Berkman

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Founding Partner

Practice Areas

  • Collaborative Law
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Marital Agreements
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Separation Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Child Custody
  • Alimony
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Paternity
  • Post-divorce Modification


Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1966
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1968
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1968

Other Affiliations

  • The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Former Member)
  • New York Association of Collaborative Professionals (Founding Member)
  • Family and Divorce Mediation Counsel of Greater New York (Board of Directors)

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Matrimonial Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • Mediation, The Center for Mediation in Law
  • Mediator, New York County Supreme Court’s Roster of Matrimonial Mediators
  • Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law School, Matrimonial Law

Past Positions

  • New York Collaborative Law Group, Co-Founded


  • Stanford Law School, Stanford, California, 1965
  • Harvard College, New York, 1962


Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • Divorcing Couple's House Divided by Wall, New York Divorce Report, 2007
  • Mediation Barriers, Divorce Magazine, 2006
  • Litigation Collaborative Law Explained, New York Law Journal, 2005
  • Divorce, Without the Courts, Miller Boileau Family Law Group, 2004
  • Amiable Unhitching, With a Prod, New York Times, 2004

Office Information


521 Fifth Avenue31st Floor New York, NY 10175


  • 212-983-8526


Other Sources of Feedback About Barry Berkman

Included on the 2023 New York Metro list

Past Lists

  • 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 New York — Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 New York Metro Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Barry Berkman on Super Lawyers


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Family Law, 2019 - Present
  • Av Rated Preeminent, Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence, 2018 - Present
  • Super Lawyers, 2009 - 2018
  • Best Lawyers, 2010 - 2019

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