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Michael I. Schneck

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Livingston, NJ

Schneck Law Group LLC
301 South Livingston Avenue, Suite 105
Livingston, NJ 07039
Phone: 973-533-9300
Fax: 973-533-9301
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2013, 2018 - 2022
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 1986
Practice Areas: Real Estate: Business


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Attorney Profile

Michael is the managing partner of Schneck Law Group LLC, counseling property owners on New Jersey property tax appeal issues, including valuation, exemption, abatement, and condemnation. Schneck Law Group LLC has 2 attorneys and a trained staff of paralegals. With over 35 years of experience, Michael personally reviews and analyzes each property assessment to determine whether an appeal is warranted and only recommends an appeal where he has determined that there is a strong likelihood of success. Since 1990, Michael Schneck has saved his clients more than $200 million in real estate taxes. The deadline to file a tax appeal in New Jersey is April 1.  Michael's practice is limited to Real Estate Tax Appeals.

About Michael I. Schneck

First Admitted: 1986, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court


  • Interview with Michael Schneck on News 12 New Jersey,

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Author "Learn the Ropes: Everything you ever wanted to know about filing tax appeals," New Jersey Law Journal, March 16, 1998; "N.J. Property tax appeals: Avoiding chapter 91 pitfalls," New Jersey Real Estate Journal, January 18, 2000; "Recent Developments in New Jersey Tax Appeals and How They Affect You," New Jersey Real Estate Journal, April 18, 2000; "Added assessment: Beware the hidden real estate taxes," New Jersey Real Estate Journal, October 17, 2000;
  • Quoted, Save on Property Taxes, Morris/Essex Health and Life, 2013

Educational Background

  • Newark Academy, Livingston, NJ, 1979
  • George Washington University, BBA Accounting, 1983


  • Ritchie & Page v. Trenton 29 N.J. Tax 538 (Tax Court 2016) Applicabilty of Freeze Act to a Settlement, 2016
  • Parikh v Livingston 30 N.J. Tax 326 (Tax Court 2018) - Validity of a late added assessment, 2018
  • Parikh v Livingston 30 N.J. Tax 326 (Tax Court 2018);Ritchie & Page v. Trenton 29 N.J. Tax 538 (Tax Court 2016); Van Order v. Township of Wyckoff, 22 N.J. Tax 31 (Tax 2005); Mega Care, Inc. v. Township of Union, 22 N.J. Tax 604 (App. Div. 2004); Lenal Properties, Inc. v. City of Jersey City, 18 N.J. Tax 405 (Tax 1999), aff'd, 18 N.J. Tax 658 (App. Div. 2000) (per curiam), cert. denied, 165 N.J. 488 (2000); ARP Realty Associates v. Washington, 16 N.J. Tax 281 (Tax 1997); Rainhold Holding Co. v. Township of Freehold, 15 N.J. Tax 420 (Tax 1996); Pine Street Management (30 Evergreen Place) v. City of East Orange, 15 N.J. Tax 31 (Tax 1995), aff'd, 15 N.J. Tax 688 (App. Div. 1995) (per curiam); Pine Street Management Co. v. City of East Orange, 15 N.J. Tax 681 (App. Div. 1995) (per curiam), cert. denied, 144 N.J. 172 (1996); Rutherford Realty Assocs. v. Borough of Rutherford, 277 N.J. Super. 347 (App. Div. 1994); Summerton Shopping Plaza v. Manalapan, 15 N.J. Tax 173 (App. Div. 1994) (per curiam); Throckmorton v. Township of Egg Harbor, 267 N.J. Super. 14 (App. Div. 1993); Royal Bradley Assocs. v. Bradley Beach, 252 N.J. Super. 401 (App. Div. 1991); Intercare Health Systems, Inc. v. Township of Cedar Grove, 11 N.J. Tax 423 (Tax 1990), aff'd, 12 N.J. Tax 273 (App. Div. 1991) (per curiam), cert. denied, 127 N.J. 558 (1992); Towne Oaks at South Bound Brook v. Borough of South Bound Brook, 326 N.J. Super. 99 (App. Div. 1999), cert. denied, 164 N.J. 188 (2000); Harrison Realty Corp. v. Town of Harrison, 16 N.J. Tax 375 (Tax 1997), aff'd, 17 N.J. Tax 174 (App. Div. 1997) (per curiam), cert. denied, 153 N.J. 213 (1998).  

Industry Groups

  • Real Estate Tax Appeals
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Office Location for Michael I. Schneck

301 South Livingston Avenue
Suite 105
Livingston, NJ 07039

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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