M. Allan Hyman

CB Allan Hyman

Partner Allan Hyman serves as Co-Chair of the Real Estate Tax Certiorari and Condemnation Law Practice Group, and he also practices in the Litigation Group.  

Mr. Hyman has successfully obtained millions of dollars of tax refunds and savings for clients during his distinguished career. He represents both claimants and condemnors in Eminent Domain proceedings throughout the State of New York and other jurisdictions. 

At Hofstra University School of Law, Mr. Hyman has taught courses in “The Law of Eminent Domain and Tax Review and “Pre-trial Skills.”  He currently teaches a course in “Real Estate Transactions.”  In addition to his role as an Adjunct Professor of Law, he has lectured at the Nassau Academy of Law, the Institute of Property Taxation and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. He has also authored articles on tax certiorari and condemnation issues in both legal periodicals and the business press. 

Active in civic affairs, Mr. Hyman serves as a member of the Board of Overseers of Northwell Health. He is a former Chairman of the Board and currently a member of the Board of the Education and Assistance Corporation, a social service organization, which among other things, offers counseling to non-violent offenders as an alternative to incarceration. 

Mr. Hyman serves on Governor Cuomo’s Judicial Screening Committee for the Second Department. As one of its thirteen members, he is responsible for screening applicants for judicial appointments to all courts including the Appellate Division in the Second Judicial Department. Previously, Mr. Hyman served on the governor appointed State Judicial Screening Committee that reviews candidates for the New York State Court of Claims. 

He is the attorney coach for the Mock Trial Team at W. Tresper Clarke High School in East Meadow, and under his guidance, the school has won two state championships in the New York State Bar Association sponsored competition.  

He is a graduate of St. John’s University School of Law and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University. He is admitted to practice in New York State and before the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the Circuit Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, and serves on the Tax Certiorari and Condemnation law, Supreme Court, and Commercial Litigation Committees of the Nassau County Bar Association. 

Mr. Hyman has been AV rated by Martindale Hubbell for over 30 yearsand he was named to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list consecutively from 2014 until 2023. 

St. John’s University School of Law, J.D., 1965
Syracuse University, B.A, 1963 

Bar Admission(s)
New York 

Court Admissions
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Circuit Court of AppealsSecond Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court 

Bar Associations
New York State Bar Association
Nassau County Bar Association 

New York Metro Super Lawyers List, 2014-2023
Av rated by Martindale Hubbell for over 30 years 

Governor Cuomo’s Judicial Screening Committee for the Second Department
Governor appointed State Judicial Screening Committee
Nassau County Bar Association Tax Certiorari and Condemnation law Committee
Nassau County Bar Association Supreme Court Committee 
Nassau County Bar Association Commercial Litigation Committee
Mock Trial Team, W. Tresper Clarke High School, Attorney Coach 

Adjunct Professor, Hofstra University School of Law
Nassau County Bar Association Academy of Law
Institute of Property Taxation
Colombia Society of Real Estate Appraisers
National Institute of Trial Advocacy 

Community Involvement
Northwell Health, Board of Overseers
Board member of the Education and Assistance Corporation, Counsel to and formerly Chairman