Adria S. Hillman

Adria S. Hillman

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Founding Attorney and Relentless Advocate for Individuals, Couples, and Families.

Attorney Adria S. Hillman has built her firm with vision and purpose. Through her many years of experience and by continually refining her courtroom knowledge and experience, Adria is confident she can provide her clients with unparalleled representation in areas of law that impact peoples lives the most. Adria considers her brand to be synonymous with the excellence in service her team provides. As such, Adria has worked to ensure that strong client communication and providing each client with visibility into all proceedings are the cornerstones of her firms services. In addition, Adria is committed to ensuring each client’s experience is special, unique, and impactful.

Adria’s list of educational and professional achievements started at an early age. In 1963 Adria attended Bennington College in Bennington, VT where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in both history and psychology. Adria was recognized for outstanding achievement and awarded the prestigious Jessie Smith Noyes Scholarship. Shortly after graduating from Bennington, Adria began her journey into the legal profession. Adria was then admitted in 1967 the New York University School of Law where she graduated with her Juris Doctor degree and quickly began practicing her trade. After completing her studies she began work as an associate attorney with Richard G. Green. Adria quickly found herself as a rising star in the legal profession.

In 1976, Adria joined strengths with Richard and began a legal partnership, Green & Hillman Quickly thereafter, Adria and Richard formed a partnership, Green & Hillman, where she worked for 15 years before setting off to start her own firm, Adria S. Hillman, Attorney at Law, PC, and shifting her entire focus to family law. Through today, Adria and her team continue to focus on family law litigation and specialize in high-asset and high net-worth divorce, child custody and family law.

Current Areas of Focus

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • High-Asset Divorce
  • High Net Worth Divorce
  • Elite Child Custody

Previous Positions Held

  • Green & Hillman, Partner, 1976 to 1993
  • Richard G. Green, Associate, 1970 to 1975

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1971
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1973
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1977
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1970
  • Bennington College, N Bennington, Vermont
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts, 1967
  • Honors: Jesse Smith Noyes Scholarship
  • Major: History
  • Major: Psychology

Professional Associations

  • Bar Association of City of New York, Copyright Committee, 1988 to 1991
  • Women’s Bar of City of New York, Past Chair, Matrimonial & Family Law Committee
  • New York County Lawyers’ Association, Matrimonial Law Committee
  • New York State Coalition on Women’s Legal Issues, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, Children & The Law
  • Women’s Bar Association, Member, Judiciary Committee
  • Bar Association of the City of New York, Member, Matrimonial Committee
  • New York County Supreme Court, Special master
  • Bar Association of the City of New York, Judiciary Committee
  • Bar Association of the City of New York, Member
  • New York Women’s Bar Association, Member