Robert J. Lewis

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Professional Experience

Robert J. Lewis is a Partner in the Matrimonial and Family Law Department at DHC. In over a decade of practice, Mr. Lewis has successfully handled numerous matrimonial matters involving high net worth individuals, celebrities and professional athletes.

He has handled Family Law matters involving current and former professional athletes, and their spouses, in the National Football League (NFL); the National Hockey League (NHL); the National Basketball Association (NBA); and Major League Baseball (MLB) with the utmost respect for their privacy and confidentiality.

Mr. Lewis has extensive experience and proficiency with all issues relating to divorce, including child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support and maintenance (alimony), equitable distribution of property, prenuptial, postnuptial and separation agreements, and same-sex partnerships, marriages, and divorces.

Mr. Lewis has particular experience with respect to:

  • Prenuptial agreements, divorces, child support and paternity issues relating to professional athletes and their families
  • Divorces involving Hedge Fund and Private Equity Fund professionals
  • Custody matters involving special needs children

Mr. Lewis has taught Family Law to students at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Bar Admissions

  • New York 2003
  • S.D.N.Y
  • E.D.N.Y

Awards & Honors

  • Recognized by Ten Leaders as one of the top ten attorneys in New York under the age of 45 in the practice area of matrimonial and divorce law.
  • Named a New York Metro Super Lawyers as one of the best Family Law attorneys in New York for 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018.
  • Selected as one of the Top 40 Family Lawyers Under 40 in the State of New York by the American Society of Legal Advocates in 2013 and 2014.
  • Recognized as one of the Top Attorneys – New York Metro Area’s Outstanding Young Lawyers in the field of Family Law.
  • Recipient of the prestigious rating of AV Preeminent (Highest peer review rating available) by Lexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell with an overall Client Rating of 5.0 out of 5.0.
  • Mr. Lewis has acted as a Legal Expert on Family Law and relationships for The Rachael Ray Show and ABC News and has been featured in The New York Times and New York Magazine.
  • Mr. Lewis has taught Matrimonial and Family Law, at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law


Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, 2002

Management Certificate in Finance, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business

University of Rochester, 1999, With Distinction

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