Rebecca Sklar is an Associate in our Tax Certiorari and Condemnation Practice Group. Ms. Sklar primarily focuses her practice on real estate valuation. She represents property owners in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties, as well as in upstate New York, who are seeking reductions in their properties’ assessed valuations. Rebecca also represents both condemnees and condemnors in Eminent Domain proceedings.
Among her honors she counts the Dean’s List, her term as Managing Editor of Articles of Volume 41 of the Hofstra Law Review, and Staff Member of Volume 40. Ms. Sklar was involved with the NITA Intensive Trial Techniques Program, and she was published in Volume 40.3 of the Hofstra Law Review.
A graduate of Binghamton University, Ms. Sklar earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Spanish. She studied abroad at the Colegio Mayor Mara in Madrid, Spain. A member of the Phi Sigma Iota Foreign Language Society and on the Dean’s List, Ms. Sklar was also a volunteer counselor at the High Hopes Call Center, a research assistant at the Human Memory Lab, a researcher on the I/O Psychology Project, and a member of the Psychology Club.
She earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Hofstra University School of Law, and was recently selected by Hofstra as one of the Outstanding Women in the Law.
Ms. Sklar, admitted to practice in the State of New York, was consecutively named to the New York Metro Rising Stars List and its Women’s Edition from 2017 until 2020.
Maurice A. Deane School of Law; Hofstra University School of Law, cum laude, 2013
Binghamton University, B.A., 2009
All New York State Courts
Nassau County Bar Association
Member, Tax Certiorari Committee
New York Metro Rising Stars list, 2017-2020
Super Lawyers Women’s Edition, 2017-2020
Outstanding Women in the Law, Hofstra Law, 2020
Volume 41 of the Hofstra Law Review, Managing Editor of Articles
Volume 40, Hofstra Law Review, Staff Member
Student Note published in Volume 40.3 of the Hofstra Law Review, Executing Equity: The Broad Judicial Discretion to Stay the Execution of Death Sentences