Press Release

Nowak Joins Commercial Lending Group

East Meadow, NY, September 18 — Jessica Nowak (resident of Huntington) has joined Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP as an Associate in the Commercial Lending and Banking Group.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Nowak was an Associate Attorney in the Commercial Lending Department at Brown Altman & DiLeo, LLP. She acted as lender’s counsel to multiple local and national banking institutions in connection with secured and unsecured commercial lending transactions. These included: mortgages, refinances, construction loans, renovation loans, cooperative loans, assignments, modifications, partial leases, lines of credit, and term loans. In addition, she was Assistant Counsel to the Suffolk County Legislature.

Ms. Nowak earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in 2018. She served on the International and Comparative Law Review and was a Dean’s Scholarship recipient. Ms. Nowak earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 2015 from Emory University Goizueta Business School with a major in accounting.

She currently serves on the board of the Townwide Fund of Huntington, Inc. and as a Co-Chair of the Long Island Chapter of the Risk Management Association (RMA), Young Professionals Group.

Ms. Nowak is admitted to practice in the states of New York and Florida.

About Certilman Balin

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