Richard P. Cronin

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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 from 2019 until 2021, 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, 2020, 2021
“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