Harry J. Riskin
Harry Riskin has devoted a distinguished, pioneering legal career to helping New Jersey property owners win just compensation from grasping government entities in eminent domain and real property tax cases. Author, lecturer and special counsel on eminent domain matters, he has been certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and been ranked among the state’s finest attorneys by New Jersey Monthly Magazine.
Results-oriented and deeply experienced, Mr. Riskin knows eminent domain law inside and out. He, as well as the firm, has handled every type of property, including Fortune 500 Companies and small businesses. He had been special counsel to the New Jersey Commissioner of Transportation for condemnation matters and has lectured extensively, both nationally and statewide, before attorneys, appraisers, real estate professionals, municipal associations, and professional societies on key aspects of eminent domain and property tax law. He has also co-authored New Jersey Condemnation Practice (New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 3rd Edition 2008), the standard New Jersey treatise on eminent domain.
He’s also served as special counsel on real estate tax appeals for several municipalities.