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Property Tax Disputes

Upstate New York Tax Assessment Dispute Lawyers

Contesting Commercial Property Valuation

Albany, New York, Tax Abatement Attorneys

The law office of Hacker Murphy, LLP, maintains a strong practice in real estate litigation, with a special focus in property valuation and tax assessment disputes.

Based in Albany, we have served the Capital District, Upstate New York, Central New York and the Lower Hudson River Valley since 1990. We represent commercial property owners seeking to reduce their tax burdens, as well as a select number of municipalities, and occasionally handle large residential property tax appeals.

In addition to Albany, Troy and Schenectady, Hacker Murphy serves clients from Saratoga Springs to the Plattsburgh, from Utica to Binghamton, from Syracuse to Rochester, and in Poughkeepsie, Newburgh and south to Westchester County. We have represented a diverse range of businesses: shopping malls and retailers, office complexes, condominiums and cooperatives, golf courses and farming operations, private utility companies, and manufacturers.

Proven Results in Property Tax Litigation (Certiorari)

We have been successful in challenging tax assessments at the local assessor level, before Boards of Assessment Review and in appeals to the New York State courts. Led by founding partner David R. Murphy, a veteran trial lawyer and well-known authority of commercial property valuations, our Albany tax challenge attorneys have had notable results on both sides of these disputes, including tax reductions of more than $1 million.

Upstate New York Tax Assessment Dispute Lawyers

If you believe that the assessed value of your property is technically flawed or unrealistic, arrange a consultation today. We offer various fee arrangements to pursue abatement of taxes.

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  • James E. Hacker

    Jim has a reputation second to none in personal injury law. His record of verdicts and settlements is very impressive.

  • David R. Murphy

    David heads our commercial real estate and property tax law division. He has written extensively in the area of tax certiorari & more.

  • John F. Harwick

    Our business collection efforts are led by partner John Harwick. He has practiced in commercial litigation for more than 15 years. has extensive experience regarding real property executions, sheriff's sales and other collection-related topics.

  • Patrick L. Seely Jr.

    Patrick handles Property Tax Litigation and eminent domain and condemnation proceedings for land owners and municipal authorities alike.

  • Cathy L. Drobny

    Cathy works in Property Tax Litigation before Administration Boards of Assessment Review and the New York State Courts.

Location Albany, NY

Hacker Murphy, LLP
7 Airport Park Boulevard
Latham NY 12110

Phone: 518-213-3710
Toll Free: 866-919-9031
Fax: 518-783-8101
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Hacker Murphy, LLP
99 Pine Street, Suite 108
Albany NY 12207

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