Attorney Profile:

Kenneth S. Sternberg

Kenneth S. Sternberg: Attorney with The Law Firm of Kenneth S. Sternberg

Biography

Phi Beta Kappa. Member, Moot Court Board. Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Negotiation Techniques. Editor, Cornell International Law Journal. Author: "State Department Determinations of Political Offense: Death Knell for the Political Offense Exception in Extradition Law," Case Western Journal of International Law, Vol. 15:1; "Lump Sum Child Support Determinations," New York Law Journal, November 24, 1997; "Using Life Insurance in Marital Agreements," New York Law Journal, August 2, 2000. Speaker, Matrimonial Appeals, New York State Bar Association.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Family Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
212-319-0560  Phone
646-403-4875  Fax
www.ksternberglawfirm.com
University Attended:
State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.A., 1979
Law School Attended:
Cornell University, J.D., 1983
Year of First admission:
1984
Admission:
1984, New York; 1984, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Birth Information:
Brooklyn, New York, October 20, 1958
Reported Cases:
Iwahara v. Iwahara 640 N.Y.S. 2d 217 (2d Dept. 1996); Fishkin v. Fishkin 615 N.Y.S. 2d 899 (2d Dept. 1994); McSparron v. McSparron 597 N.Y.S. 2d 743 (3rd Dept. 1993); 7 W.87th St., LLC v. D.H.C.R. 742 N.Y.S. 2nd 302 (1st Dept. 2002); Raynor v. Raynor, 68 A.D.3d 835, 890 N.Y.S.2d 601 (2d Dept., 2009); Raynor v. Raynor, 90 A.D.3d 1009, 936 N.Y.S.2d 218(2d Dept., 2011)
ISLN:
903423579

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 13 reviews
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/15/13 in Real Estate

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/15/13 in Family Law

    I have known Kenneth S. Sternberg for approximately 15 years.I have worked with him and have referred many matters to him.My clients have always thanked me for referring... Read more

    I have known Kenneth S. Sternberg for approximately 15 years.I have worked with him and have referred many matters to him.My clients have always thanked me for referring Ken to them.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/28/13 in Real Estate

    Mr. Sternberg is an excellent lawyer who enjoys a terrific reputation among his adversaries and peers. I know him to possess the highest level of integrity. Read more

    Mr. Sternberg is an excellent lawyer who enjoys a terrific reputation among his adversaries and peers. I know him to possess the highest level of integrity.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/28/13 in Matrimonial Law

    Mr. Sternberg is a superb lawyer and deserves the highest AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, Inc. Read more

    Mr. Sternberg is a superb lawyer and deserves the highest AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, Inc.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 06/27/13 in Real Estate

    Mr. Sternberg is very professional in his dealings both with clients and other attorneys. He is sensitive to the needs of his clients and is an excellent advocate on the... Read more

    Mr. Sternberg is very professional in his dealings both with clients and other attorneys. He is sensitive to the needs of his clients and is an excellent advocate on their behalf.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 06/27/13 in Civil Litigation

    Mr. Sternberg is very professional in his dealings both with clients and other attorneys. He is sensitive to the needs of his clients and is an excellent advocate on the... Read more

    Mr. Sternberg is very professional in his dealings both with clients and other attorneys. He is sensitive to the needs of his clients and is an excellent advocate on their behalf.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 06/27/13 in Family Law

    Mr. Sternberg is very professional in his dealings with other attorneys and his clients as well. He exhibits a true sensitivity to the needs of his clients and is an out... Read more

    Mr. Sternberg is very professional in his dealings with other attorneys and his clients as well. He exhibits a true sensitivity to the needs of his clients and is an outstanding advocate for them.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/27/13 in General Practice

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 06/27/13 in Matrimonial Law

    Kenneth Sternberg is a respected colleague and worthy adversary whose demeanor and approach is befitting of our profession. Read more

    Kenneth Sternberg is a respected colleague and worthy adversary whose demeanor and approach is befitting of our profession.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/27/13 in Matrimonial Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 2 reviews
  • 100% client recommended 2 recommendations
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  • 5.0/5.0 on 01/17/14

    I retained Ken to seek downward revision to my support obligations after I suffered health issues and a consequent professional career change. That was very successful, b... Read more

    I retained Ken to seek downward revision to my support obligations after I suffered health issues and a consequent professional career change. That was very successful, but even 8 years afterward, I sought him for research of an issue relating to the revised agreement, and he promptly provided me not just useful but controlling decisions that supported my position.

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  • 5.0/5.0 on 08/30/13

    MR. STERNBERG WAS RETAINED AFTER MY DIVORCE DUE TO A MULTITUDE OF MISTAKES THE JUDGE MADE. HE CONVINCED THE APPELLATE DIVISION TO CORRECT THEM. ALSO CREATED A LANDMARK PR... Read more

    MR. STERNBERG WAS RETAINED AFTER MY DIVORCE DUE TO A MULTITUDE OF MISTAKES THE JUDGE MADE. HE CONVINCED THE APPELLATE DIVISION TO CORRECT THEM. ALSO CREATED A LANDMARK PRECEDENT IN THE MATRIMONIAL PENSION FIELD WHICH ENHANCED MY DISTRIBUTION AWARD AND OBTAINED A CREDIT FOR COLLEGE TUITION I PAID FOR MY SON. HE ALSO HELPED GET ME A REVERSE MORTGAGE WHICH ENABLED ME TO KEEP MY HOME .HE EXEMPLIFIES THE EPITOME OF A SUPERIOR ATTORNEY AND EXCEEDS YOUR EXPECTATIONS.

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