Robert W. Stanley, CFLS
Robert Stanley is a Partner at Rosenfeld. He has been practicing exclusively in the area of family law for over twenty years, and he is a Certified Family Law Specialist through the California Board of Legal Specialization. Prior to joining Rosenfeld, Robert was a partner in the premier original Beverly Hills boutique family law firm, Jaffe and Clemens, where he practiced for 13 years until that firm closed. From 2018 to 2022, Robert has been one of only 30 family law attorneys in the state of California selected for and ranked in the Chambers Guide to the Leading High Net Worth lawyers. In 2020, Robert was also named to the Lawdragon 500 Leading Family Lawyers list of “the nation’s best advisors for divorce, separation, asset division, and custody issues.” Robert has also been named on the Southern California Super Lawyers list every year since 2020.
Robert represents high earners and high net worth individuals in complex and sensitive family law matters. His clients include high profile entertainers and athletes, successful corporate executives, start-up entrepreneurs, and stay-at-home parents who rely on Robert as a trusted advisor and tireless advocate. Robert is involved in all forms of relationship termination matters, including “traditional” opposite-sex divorces, as well as the dissolution of non-marital relationships, domestic partnerships, and same-sex marriages. Robert also negotiates and drafts a variety of relationship agreements including cohabitation agreements, pre-partnership agreements, pre-marital agreements, and post-nuptial agreements. (Robert is a co-author of the CEB treatise, "California Domestic Partnerships and Same-Sex Marriage.") In all of his work, Robert strives to deliver efficiencies for his clients while still obtaining excellent results.
In addition to his hard work for Rosenfeld's family law clients, Robert gives back to the community. He was honored to serve on the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice, a non-profit which provides essential family law and other legal services to survivors of domestic violence, from 2014 through 2021. He currently serves on the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Family Law Executive Committee. Robert is also a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association.
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