Reed Schneider
Special Counsel

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University of Texas School of Law - J.D. 1977
Haverford College - B.A.1974, History Honors

Admitted: New York, 1978; Texas, 1977; S.D.N.Y. 1982; E.D.N.Y. 1995

Before Podell, Schwartz, Schechter & Banfield, LLP

General Counsel, Tax Commission of The City of New York
Assistant Division Chief, Office of The Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, Condemnation and Tax Certiorari Division


  • Real Estate Tax Review Bar Association

  • International Association of Assessing Officers

Speaking Engagements

  • Wichita Workshop On The Valuation of Utility Property

  • Annual Conference of State Tax Court Judges

  • Tax Commission Annual Briefing For Practitioners

Cases of Note

41 Kew Gardens Road Assoc. v. Tyburski, 70 NY2d 325(1987)

Church of Scientology v. Tax Commission, 120 AD2d 376 (1st Department, 1986)

Gramercy North Associates v. Biderman, 169 AD2d 345 (1st Dept., 1991), leave to appeal denied 78 NY2d 863 (1991)