Debra Scala Giokas
Director of Marketing
Stieglitz Named Real Estate Partner
December 11, East Meadow, NY – Michelle L. Stieglitz, an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, has been elevated to Partner. She represents clients in all aspects of real estate law, including, but not limited to, commercial leasing, residential and commercial real estate transactions, development, downtown revitalization projects, land use and real estate financing.
Active in her community, Ms. Stieglitz is a mentor in the Lawyer’s Involved in Kid’s Education (LIKE) program, an affiliation of the Long Island Mentoring Partnership, where she mentors “at risk” fourth and fifth grade students. She serves as the Early Childhood Coordinator on the Board of the Parent’s Association at her son’s school, The Bridges Academy in West Islip. In addition, Ms. Stieglitz has served on the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Luncheon Committee.
Ms. Stieglitz earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in both Finance and Business Administration (with a dual concentration in Marketing and Management) from the John F. Welch College of Business at Sacred Heart University in 2004. She earned her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the Hofstra University School of Law in 2011, where she served as Associate Editor of the Hofstra Law Review.
In 2018, Ms. Stieglitz was named as one of Real Estate Weekly’s Rising Stars in Real Estate.
Ms. Stieglitz resides in Amity Harbor with her husband, Brett, and their two children. She is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey and is a member of the New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations.
About Certilman Balin
Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, Long Island’s second largest full-service law firm, has 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.