Rebecca Sklar is an Associate in the Litigation Group at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, and is based in the firm’s Hauppauge office. Her practice includes a diverse range of commercial, real estate, and general litigation matters.
She formerly was an Associate in our Tax Certiorari and Condemnation Practice Group where she primarily focused her practice on real estate valuation litigation.
Ms. Sklar earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Hofstra University School of Law in 2013. During her tenure at Hofstra, she was elected Managing Editor of Articles of Volume 41 of the Hofstra Law Review, after serving as a Staff Member of Volume 40. Her student Note, Executing Equity: The Broad Judicial Discretion to Stay the Execution of Death Sentences, was published in Volume 40.3 of the Hofstra Law Review. Since graduating, Rebecca has volunteered as a mock Appellate Division Judge for a 1L Appellate Advocacy class.
In 2020, Ms. Sklar was certified as a speaker for the “We Educate” program of 3GNY (Third Generation New York), a non-profit organization founded by grandchildren of Holocaust survivors. As a speaker, she is assigned to classrooms to share her grandfather’s survival story.
In June 2021, Ms. Sklar was recognized as one of Hofstra Law’s 2021 Outstanding Women in the Law.
Also in June 2021, Ms. Sklar presented on a panel during the Suffolk Academy of Law’s Annual Condemnation and Tax Certiorari CLE Program, Attorneys, Appraisers, Condemnation & Tax Certiorari.
Ms. Sklar has been named to the Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Stars and Women’s Edition Lists every year since 2017.
She is admitted to practice in the State of New York, as well as the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. She is a member of the Nassau and Suffolk County Bar Associations and serves on the Commercial Division Committee of the Suffolk County Bar Association.
Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2013
Binghamton University, B.A., 2009
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
Nassau County Bar Association, Member
Suffolk County Bar Association, Member
Serves on SCBA Commercial Division Committee
“Jackson Affidavits: Proof that Documents are Outside a Party’s Possession, Custody, or Control,” The Legal Brief, Spring 2023
New York Metro Rising Stars – 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
New York Women’s Edition of Super Lawyers – 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023