M. Allan Hyman

Senior Partner Allan Hyman practices in our LitigationReal Estate Tax Certiorari and Condemnation Law Practice Groups 

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 2018. 

Education 

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 

 

Recognitions 

New York Metro Super Lawyers List, 2014-2018 

Av rated by Martindale Hubbell for over 30 years 

Appointments  

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. Trsper Clarke High School, Attorney Coach 

Teaching 

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 

 

Speaking Engagements 

Community Involvement 

Northwell Health, Board of Overseers 

Board member of the Education and Assistance Corporation, Counsel to and formerly Chairman