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Jeffrey L. Bernfeld

Jeffrey Bernfeld has more than 15 years of hands-on experience in all types of civil and criminal litigation in both state and federal court, in addition to matrimonial law. As both a criminal defense attorney and civil lawyer, he has drafted pleadings and motions, conducted depositions and perfected appeals in numerous cases. He has also worked closely with his partners on a variety of criminal and healthcare matters. Jeff has also been trained and qualified as a mediator for the commercial division of the New York County Supreme Court, where he has successfully mediated many complex matters.

Practice areas

  • Civil litigation
  • Criminal law
  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Visitation rights
  • Civil rights litigation
  • Entertainment law
  • Civil and criminal RICO cases
  • Commercial, matrimonial and family mediation

Bar admissions

  • New York, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit, 2001


Professional associations

  • Hoffinger Friedland Dobrish Bernfeld & Stern, 1993–1996
  • Tanner Propp LLP, 1996–1997
  • Mediator, Commercial Part, Supreme Court, New York County, 2005–present