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Jarrett Behar


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Behar Elevated to Co-Chair of the Litigation Practice Group

January 10, 2023, Hauppauge, NY — Jarrett M. Behar, Partner at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, has been elevated to Co-Chair of the Litigation Practice Group. He will work in both Hauppauge and East Meadow offices. He has vast litigation experience in the areas of real estate, commercial lending, construction, general contractual disputes, land use, bankruptcy, intellectual property, professional liability defense matters and appellate practice in both federal and state courts. 

He is the Dean of the Suffolk Academy of Law, a Director of Suffolk County Bar Association, and formerly co-chaired the Suffolk County Bar Association Transaction & Corporation Law Committee.  For six years, he served as Vice President/Trustee of the Commack Union Free School District Board of Education.

Mr. Behar has authored articles in a myriad of publications including New York Law Journal Magazine and the Suffolk Lawyer. 

He earned his Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Florida. 

He is admitted to practice in New York and the Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 

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Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP has grown into Long Island’s second largest full-service law firm with offices in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Its 15 practice areas include: real estate, real property tax certiorari and condemnation, cooperative and condominium, land use, environmental law, corporate/securities, litigation, commercial lending, labor relations/employment law, bankruptcy and debtor/creditor rights, nonprofit/tax exempt and religious organizations, trusts and estates, elder law, telecommunications law, and criminal law. For further information, visit

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