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Steven J. Eisman is an executive partner at Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf, LLP. Mr. Eisman is the law firm's senior litigator and an experienced trial and appellate lawyer. He oversees both the Divorce and Family Law and Civil Litigation and Appeals "Practices" within the firm. A veteran trial attorney with extensive experience in contested custody and high net worth divorce cases, Mr. Eisman is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a member of the Matrimonial & Family Law Committees of the New York State and the Nassau County Bar Associations, as well as a member of the New York Family Law Inn of Court. Mr. Eisman is a well-recognized lecturer on legal matters and is a regular participant in continuing legal education programs for bar associations and law schools. His reputation has garnered him numerous prestigious awards, including a pre-eminent AV rating by Martindale Hubbell, and selection as one of the Top Ten Leaders in Matrimonial and Divorce Law by Digital Press. Mr. Eisman has been designated as a New York Super Lawyer, a distinction earned by only five percent of the lawyers in the New York metro area, every year since 2008. He was also recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for the second year in a row. In 2012, Long Island Business News selected him as a recipient of its Leadership in Law awards. In 2014, Long Island Pulse Magazine selected him as the Top Legal Eagle in the areas of Divorce, Child, Family & Matrimonial Law.

 Steve is an active member of various professional, civic and political organizations. He currently serves as the President Elect of the Nassau County Bar Association, as Counsel to the New York District Kiwanis and its Foundation, as a Vice-Chairman of the Nassau County Republican Committee. He previously served for 8 years as a member of the Attorney Grievance Committee for the Tenth Judicial District (Nassau and Suffolk Counties) and was recently selected to serve as a member of the matrimonial special masters panel in Nassau County. He also is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association's We Care Advisory Board, Past President of the Nassau County Jewish Lawyers' Association, Past Chairman of the Board of the Education and Assistance Corporation and Past President of the Nassau Chapter of the St. John’s Law School Alumni Association.

 Mr. Eisman has often been honored and recognized by various community leaders for his dedication to many charitable, civic and other not-for-profit organizations. He is a recipient of the Nassau County Republican Committee’s Theodore Roosevelt Award for outstanding business community leadership and was the second recipient of the prestigious Rick Keidel Memorial Tribute Award from the Matrimonial Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association. He is also a recipient of the Education and Assistance Corporation's Distinguished Service and Achievement Award, The Court Officers Benevolent Association of Nassau County's Jurisperitas Award, The Diabetes Research Institute Man of the Year Award, The East Meadow Chamber of Commerce Man of the Year Award and the first ever New York District Kiwanis Past Governor's Council Distinguished Service Award. He also has been recognized as a golf outing honoree by the Nassau County Bar Association We Care Foundation, the St. John's University School of Law Alumni Association and the Education and Assistance Corporation.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 80%
  2. Appeals: 10%
  3. Litigation: 10%

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Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf, LLP

1111 Marcus Avenue
Suite 107
Lake Success, NY, 11042-1034


NYCurrently registered 198003/13/2015
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Legal Eagle in Divorce, Child, Family & Matrimonial LawLong Island Pulse Magazine2014
The Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2013
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2013
PartnerLong Island Business News2012
The Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Distinguished Service AwardNew York District Kiwanis Past Governor's CouncilN/A
Man of the Year AwardEast Meadow Chamber of CommerceN/A
Man of the Year AwardThe Diabetes Research InstituteN/A
Jurisperitas AwardThe Court Officer's Benevolent Association of Nassau CountyN/A
Rick Keidel Memorial Tribute AwardMatrimonial Law Comittee of Nassau County Bar AssociationN/A
Distinguished Service & Achievment AwardEducation and Assistance CorporationN/A
Theodore Roosevelt AwardNassau County Republican CommitteeN/A
Co-HonoreeNassau County Bar Association's We Care FoundationN/A
Top Ten Leaders in Matrimonial & Divorce LawDigital PressN/A
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nassau County Bar AssociationPresident-Elect2014 - 2015
New York State Bar Association, Matrimonial & Family Law CommitteeMemberN/A
Tenth Judicial District (Nassau & Suffolk Counties)Member, Grievance CommitteeN/A
SUNY Farmingdale CollegeCouncil MemberN/A
New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., and Assemblyman David G. McDounoughFinancial ChairmanN/A
Nassau County Republican PartyVice-ChairmanN/A
New York District KiwanisGeneral CounselN/A
New York Family Law Inn of CourtMemberN/A
Nassau County Bar Association, We Care FundMember, Advisory BoardN/A
Nassau County Firefighters MuseumFounding Member, Board of TrusteesN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
The Nassau LawyerThe Future of New York's Temporary Maintenance Law2012
New Jersey Law JournalProtecting One's Privacy in the Digital Age2012
Long Island Business NewsNo-fault Divorce Bill Contains Unneeded Uncertainty2012
New York State Bar Association JournalGray Divorce and Remarriage2011
Abrams FenstermanA Sour Economy Sees Marriages on the RocksN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
"New" Matrimonial Rules: It's Happening in New York!"New" Matrimonial Rules: It's Happening in New York!2010
Bridge-The-Gap: Refreshing Recollection/Past Recollection RecordedBridge-The-Gap: Refreshing Recollection/Past Recollection Recorded2009
Electronic Evidence: In or OutElectronic Evidence: In or Out2007
New Rules for Depositions & Deposition With a DifferenceNew Rules for Depositions & Depositions With a Difference2006