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Jodi Hoffman


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Hoffman Elevated to Co-Chair of Real Estate Group

January 6, 2023, East Meadow — Jodi S. Hoffman, Partner at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, has been elevated to Co-Chair of our Real Estate Practice Group. Managing Partner Howard M. Stein is her Co-Chair.

Ms. Hoffman’s entire career at the firm spans three decades of representing clients in all areas of real estate law.   She focuses her practice on the representation of landlords and tenants in commercial leasing on a local and national basis. Additionally, she represents clients in commercial acquisitions and sales for various types of commercial property including retail, warehouse and office buildings. She also handles commercial lending matters, representing borrowers in refinances or in connection with an acquisition.

Noteworthy transactions include her representation of a supermarket chain in its expansion throughout the Tri-State Area, as well as the expansion of its related real estate portfolio. She represented a landlord in the lease of a 230,000 square–foot facility for the corporate headquarters of a software company.

Ms. Hoffman earned Juris Doctor from Albany Law School of Union University and her Bachelor of Arts in political science from Brandeis University.

Since its inception seventeen years ago, Ms. Hoffman has donated her time as a mentor in the Lawyers Involved with Kids Education (“LIKE”) program, which is affiliated with the Uniondale School District. In this capacity, she mentors fourth and fifth grade students helping them prepare for the New York State English Language Arts examination as well as providing students with the additional support and attention that they may not receive at home.

Ms. Hoffman is a member of the New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations.  She is admitted to practice in the state of New York, and the United States District Court, Eastern and Southern District of New York.

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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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