Richard P. Cronin

Richard P. Cronin - Long Island Tax Certiorari & Condemnation Lawyer

Richard P. Cronin is a Partner in our Tax Certiorari and Condemnation Law Practice Group.

Prior to joining Certilman Balin, he was a Partner at Cronin, Cronin, Harris & O’Brien, P.C. He represents owners of various types of commercial property in real estate tax review proceedings throughout the State of New York.  His thorough knowledge of Nassau County’s tax lien laws has helped property owners in Nassau to obtain further reductions in real estate taxes. Mr. Cronin also represents claimants in Eminent Domain proceedings throughout the State of New York.

A member of the New York State Bar Association and both the Nassau and Suffolk County Bar Associations, he currently serves as Chairperson of the Nassau County Tax Certiorari Committee.

Active in his community, he is an active member of the Nassau County Bar Association’s Mentorship Program.  He also serves on the Associate Board of the Association of a Better Long Island (“ABLI”).

Mr. Cronin was named to the New York Metro Rising Star of Super Lawyer’s list in 2019 and 2020, and he was also named one of the “Who’s Who in Real Property & Tax Certiorari Law” by Long Island Business News in 2021.

Rich earned his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law. He was elected Order of the Coif, having graduated in the top 10% of his class, and was a member of the Intellectual Property Law Journal.



Fordham University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

Hofstra University, B.A., magna cum laude


Bar Admission

New York


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Eastern of New York

Circuit Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court


Bar Associations

Nassau County Bar Association, Chairperson Tax Certiorari Committee

Suffolk County Bar Association, Tax Certiorari Committee

New York State Bar Association, Tax Certiorari, Real Property, and Municipal Law Committees



New York Metro Rising Star of Super Lawyers, 2019 and 2020
“Who’s Who in Real Property & Tax Certiorari Law,” Long Island Business News, 2021


Community Involvement

Nassau County Bar Association, Mentorship Program

Association for a Better Long Island, Board Member


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