Professional Details

Amy L. Reiss
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

Amy L. Reiss, Esq.

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110 East 59th Street
23rd Floor
New York, NY 10022


Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
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.

Professional Background

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)


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.


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


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2018    David Hoffman    Harvard Negotiation Institute (40 Hours)
2000    Jack Himmelstein    Center For Understanding In Conflict (40 Hours)
2019    James C. Melamed    Mediating Divorce Agreement (15 Hours)
2018    Alida Camp    Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (16 Hours)


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.

Areas of Practice

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

Professional Services

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

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.