Amy Reiss
Amy Reiss

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Amy Reiss

Amy L Reiss, Esq. has been practicing matrimonial law for more than 29 years. Focused on achieving efficient and timely resolutions, her practice is centered on negotiated settlements, mediation, collaboration, and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. A participant in Mediating Complex Disputes at the Harvard Negotiation Institute, a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst ™, and a Certified Financial Litigator™, Ms. Reiss brings additional expertise to the negotiating table.

Amy L. Reiss, Esq., Lawyer, Mediator, CDFA™, CFL™
1997 – Present (22 years)
Manhattan Attorney with practice dedicated to Matrimonial and Family Law.
Practice areas include:

  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Settlement and Modification Agreements
  • Mediation
  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™
  • Certified Financial Litigator™
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Spousal Support
  • Collaborative Law
  • Divorce

Associate, Morrison Cohen LLP
1989 – 1997 (8 years)

ADR Experience

Amy L. Reiss, Esq. has been mediating family matters since 2001. In addition to her work in private practice as a Mediator and Consulting Attorney, Ms. Reiss has been a Mediator for Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, and a co-Mediator and Consulting Attorney for New York Legal Assistance Group, Inc.


Amy L. Reiss brings decades of substantive practice, financial expertise, and practicality to every mediation. Focused on efficient sessions with participation by everyone involved, Ms. Reiss enables the parties to move forward by providing information, and brainstorming options to reach solutions.


Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts, 2012 – 2013
– Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™

Fordham University School of Law, 1986 – 1989
– Juris Doctor

Brown University, 1981 – 1985
– Bachelor of Arts, History

Areas Of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Family
  • Marital Mediation
  • Parent-Teen
  • Prenuptial
  • Small Claims

Additional Services

  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Representational Lawyer

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • NYSCDM - NY St. Council on Div. Mediation
  • APFM - Acad. of Professional Family Mediators

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