About Us

Mr. Leininger graduated Fordham Law School in 1974 with a rank of #1 in the entire Evening Division. He has been practicing law for over 40 years – the last 36 years concentrating on Divorce and Custody Matters. Mr. Leininger has appeared on national TV and radio shows, including the Phil Donohue Show, Sallie Jessie Raphael Show, CBS Morning Show, the Today Show, etc.

Mr. Leininger is a member in good standing of the New York Bar, the New Jersey Bar, and the Florida Bar, and is also admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States. He is a member of the Family Law Sections of the New York State Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Florida Bar Association. Mr. Leininger is also a certified Divorce Mediator.

William Leininger

Mr. Leininger’s Senior Associate, Miriam Karp, Esq. has been practicing Family Law for over 30 years.

Miriam Karp

His Associate Attorney, Maria Giresi, Esq. has been a litigation attorney for over 23 years. She has also been an Administrative Law Judge to the City Of New York. Use Ms. Giresi’s years of courtroom experience to your benefit!

Maria Giresi

Never go into Family Court without meeting with us first so that you can pick our brains and know what you will be facing when you appear in Court!

Our law firm has handled several thousand divorces and family court matters since it’s founding in 1981, and the firm has been attorney of record on numerous appeals, including the following reported cases: Radigan v. Radigan, 115 A.D.2d 466, 495 N.Y.S.2d 703 (Second Department, 1985); Moro v. Moro, 124 A.D.2d 792, 508 N.Y.S.2d 513 (Second Department, 1986); Guiry v. Guiry, 159 A.D.2d 556, 552 N.Y.S.2d 421 (Second Department, 1990); Messina v. Messina, 175 A.D.2d 866, 573 N.Y.S.2d 709 (Second Department, 1991); Pedersen v. Pedersen, 176 A.D.2d 729, 574 N.Y.S.2d 1004 (Second Department, 1991); LeVigne v. LeVigne, 220 A.D.2d 561, 632 N.Y.S.2d 610 (Second Department, 1995); Patel v. Patel, 224 A.D.2d 672, 638 N.Y.S.2d 738 (Second Department, 1996); Patel v. Patel, 704 N.Y.S.2d 606 (Second Department, 2000).