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A 1983 graduate of the Cornell Law School and a practicing lawyer since 1984, Kenneth Sternberg is an attorney in a multi purpose law firm devoted primarily to the practice of matrimonial and family law as well as general litigation. The firm has offices in New York City.

Specialties: Contested Divorce Proceedings • Child Support and Child Custody • Maintenance • Support Modification • Equitable Distribution • Family Court * Pre and Post Nuptial Agreement • Article 78 Proceedings • Commercial Litigation • Business and Partnership Dissolutions • Real Estate* Contract Disputes • Fraud Cases • Commercial Landlord/Tenant Proceedings • Foreclosure Proceedings


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 70%
    25 years, 250 cases
  2. Litigation: 25%
    32 years, 250 cases
  3. Real Estate: 5%
    32 years, 75 cases



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Ingrid Gherman

    I have known Ken for over 20 years. He is brilliant and an excellent lawyer. I have great respect for his knowledge,experience and integrity.


    Ingrid Gherman Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Richard E Weltman

    Kenneth Sternberg is a tireless litigator and client advocate. At the same time, he is personable, creative and diligent. Ken really shows off his strengths when matters converge at the intersection of marital litigation and complex real estate issues.


    Richard Weltman Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Law Firm of Kenneth Sternberg

270 Madison Ave Rm 1400
New York, NY, 10016-0601


NYCurrently registered 198407/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale Hubbell2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalLaw Firm of Kenneth S. Sternberg1996 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
New York Law JournalUsing Life Insurance in Marital Agreements2000
New York Law JournalLump Sum Child Support Determinations1997
Case Western Reserve Journal of International LawState Department Determinations of Political Offense: Death Knell for the Political Offense Exception in Extradition Law1984
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
New York State Bar AssociationMantrimonial AppealsN/A