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Background - Saul Fenchel, Esq.

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Born: Brooklyn, New York

Admitted: The New York State Bar, 1972; The Florida Bar, 1982; New Jersey State Bar, 1983; District of Columbia Bar, 1983; The Pennsylvania Bar, 1984; State Bar of California, 1985.

Education: Fordham University (B.S., 1968); Boston University (J.D., 1971).

Member: Trustee, Suffolk County Community College, 2008 to present; Suffolk County Charter Review Commission, 2008-2009; Special Counsel in Condemnation for the Great Neck Park District, North Hempstead, New York, 2000-present; Member, Conservation Board, Incorporated Village of Lloyd Harbor, 1989-1990; Special Counsel for Tax Certiorari, City of Yonkers, 1977-1979; Board, Suffolk County Private Industry Council (PIC), 1991-1992; Director, Friends of the Arts, 1989-1994; Director, Huntington Townwide Fund; Member, Board of Benefactors, Guide Dog Foundation; Member, Legal Committee, Institute of Property Taxation, 1987-1991, 1993-1994; Supervising Attorney/Associate Director, Nassau County Law Services Committee, 1973-1975.

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Other Publications: Author or Co-Author: "Challenging Ad Valorem Real Property Assessments in Florida," The Florida Bar Journal, October, 1983; "Computer Software and Sales Taxation," Journal of State Taxation, Fall, 1984; "Recent Developments in Condemnation (Regulatory Takings)," Real Property Law Section, New York State Bar Association, 1992; "Regulated Tenants, Percentage Rent and Real Property Taxes," Journal of Property Tax Management, Winter, 1992; "Tax Escalation Clauses—Terms and Interpretation," Journal of Property Tax Management, Fall, 1993. Update Author: "Title by Eminent Domain," appearing in Real Estate Titles, Second Edition, New York State Bar Association, 1993; "Tax Assessment and Property Rights," Real Estate New York, August 1995; "The Essential Role of the Real Estate Tax Appeal," Rhodes Real Estate Tax Review, March, 1996; "Application of Gains Transfer Tax to Eminent Domain Awards," New York Law Journal, July 17, 1996; "Environmental Law in New York - Reducing Real Property Taxes, etc. Matthew Bender (Development on Federal and State Law)," July 1998; "Recent Property Tax Decisions Reject Equal Protection Argument," New York Law Journal, February 4, 2002; "Certified New York State Bar Association CLE Provider in Tax Certiorari and Condemnation”; “Ruling Examines Condemnation of Portion of Leasehold Interests”, New York Law Journal, May 6, 2003; “Environmental Contamination Presents Issues on Cost to Cure”, New York Law Journal, November 4, 2003; “Performing Due Diligence On Taxes and Condemnation”, New York Law Journal, August 3, 2004; Various Chapters in "Condemnation Law and Procedures", Chapter 5 ("Resolving Standing and Title Disputes"), Chapter 17 ("Environmental Claims"), New York State Bar Association 2005; “Discovery of Unfiled Appraisals”, New York Law Journal, October 3, 2006; “A Trio of Issues”, New York Law Journal, February 6, 2007; “The Condemnation Clause of the Lease – Frequently Overlooked”, NYSBA Government, Law and Policy Journal, Spring 2007; “Can Your Client Recover Severance Damage for the Loss of Frontage Area?”, NYSBA Government, Law and Policy Journal, Spring 2007; "Title by Eminent Domain" appearing in Real Estate Titles, Third Edition, New York State Bar Association, 2007 (2010 update pending).

Practice Areas: Condemnation and Eminent Domain, Tax Certiorari, Zoning Land Use.