Press Release

Sklar Recognized by Hofstra Law as one of the Outstanding Women in the Law

East Meadow, NY, June 24 — Rebecca Sklar (Melville), an Associate in the Tax Certiorari and Condemnation Practice Group at Certilman Balin, was recognized as one of the Outstanding Women in the Law by Hofstra Law on June 23 at Hofstra University.

Ms. Sklar primarily focuses her practice on real estate valuation.  She represents property owners in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties, as well as in upstate New York, who are seeking reductions in their properties’ assessed valuations.  Rebecca also represents both condemnees and condemnors in Eminent Domain proceedings.  

Among her honors she counts the Dean’s List, her term as Managing Editor of Articles of Volume 41 of the Hofstra Law Review, and Staff Member of Volume 40. Ms. Sklar was involved with the NITA Intensive Trial Techniques Program, and she was published in Volume 40.3 of the Hofstra Law Review. 

A graduate of Binghamton University, Ms. Sklar earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Spanish. She studied abroad at the Colegio Mayor Mara in Madrid, Spain. A member of the Phi Sigma Iota Foreign Language Society and on the Dean’s List, Ms. Sklar was also a volunteer counselor at the High Hopes Call Center, a research assistant at the Human Memory Lab, a researcher on the I/O Psychology Project, and a member of the Psychology Club.  

She earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Hofstra University The Maurice A. Deane School of Law.

Ms. Sklar, admitted to practice in the State of New York, was named consecutively from 2017 until 2020 to both the New York Metro Rising Stars List and its Women’s Edition. 

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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.