M. Allan Hyman


Practice Areas: Real Property Tax Certiorari & Condemnation Attorneys Litigation Attorneys

Allan Hyman is a senior partner and practices in the firm’s litigation, real estate tax certiorari, and condemnation law departments. He has successfully obtained millions of dollars of tax refunds and savings for clients during his 50 year professional career. Additionally, his practice focuses on representing both claimants and condemnors in eminent domain proceedings throughout the State of New York and other jurisdictions.

Mr. Hyman is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Hofstra University School of Law where he has taught courses entitled, “The Law of Eminent Domain and Tax Review” and “Pre-trial Skills.” He currently teaches a course entitled, “Real Estate Transactions.” He has lectured extensively at Hofstra University Law School, the Nassau County Bar Association Academy of Law, the Institute of Property Taxation, the Columbia Society of Real Estate Appraisers, and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. He has authored articles on tax certiorari and condemnation issues in both legal periodicals and the business press.

Active in civic affairs, Mr. Hyman serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System. He is presently Counsel to and formerly Chairman of the Board of the Education and Assistance Corporation, a social service organization, which among other things, offers counseling to non-violent offenders as an alternative to incarceration.

Mr. Hyman serves on Governor Cuomo’s Judicial Screening Committee for the Second Department. As one of its twelve members, Mr. Hyman is responsible for the screening of applicants for judicial appointments to all courts including the Appellate Division in the Second Judicial Department. Previously, Mr. Hyman served on the governor appointed State Judicial Screening Committee that reviews candidates for the New York State Court of Claims.

A graduate of Syracuse University, B.A., Mr. Hyman also holds a Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University Law School. He is admitted to practice in New York State and before the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the Circuit Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, and serves on the Tax Certiorari and Condemnation law, Supreme Court, and Commercial Litigation committees of the Nassau County Bar Association.

Mr. Hyman has been AV rated by Martindale Hubbell for over 30 years, and he was named to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list consecutively from 2014 until 2018.

He makes his home in Sands Point, NY.