Daniel J. Pollak

Practice Areas

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1988
  • Skidmore College, B.A., with honors, 1985
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Daniel Pollak focuses his practice on state and local taxation, primarily representing taxpayers and municipalities on real estate tax appeals before the Tax Court of New Jersey and county boards of taxation. His representation of taxpayers includes the owners of virtually all categories of income-producing properties including: shopping centers, hotels, offices, apartment buildings, banks, and country clubs. He also represents condominium complexes and owners of large single-family residential properties. He has also in the past represented the City of Orange, Town of Kearny, Township of Hillside, Township of Clark, Township of Freehold, and Township of Deptford in the defense of tax appeals. In addition, Dan has also handled claims for mansion tax refunds and condemnation and other matters involving real estate valuation proceedings.


  • U.S. Postal Services v. Town of Kearny, 21 N.J.Tax 78 (App.Div. 2002)
  • U.S. Postal Service v. Town of Kearny, 19 N.J.Tax 282 (Tax 2001)
  • Consolidated Rail Corp. v. State, Director of Div. of Taxation, 19 N.J.Tax 378 (App.Div. 2001) 
  • Consolidated Rail Corp. v. State Director, Division of Taxation, 18 N.J.Tax 291 (Tax 1999) 


Dan is a former law clerk to the Honorable David B. Follender of the New Jersey Superior Court.


Pennsylvania Court Dismisses Affirmative Appeal Seeking a Tax Assessment IncreaseReal Estate and Real Estate Tax Appeals Blog | March 5, 2019

Real Estate Tax 2019 Revaluation ListReal Estate Tax Appeals Blog | February 19, 2019

Property Tax Alert: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 May Have Negative Effect on Property ValuesReal Estate and Real Estate Tax Appeals Blog | February 20, 2018

Significant Tax Appeal Victory Following Trial for Real Estate PracticeReal Estate and Real Estate Tax Appeals Blog | February 2, 2018

Bill S2836Real Estate and Real Estate Tax Appeals Blog | January 24, 2017

2017 Revalued/Reassessed MunicipalitiesReal Estate and Real Estate Tax Appeals Blog | November 30, 2016

Attention Owners of Real Property in Monmouth County New JerseyReal Estate and Real Estate Tax Appeals Blog | December 23, 2015

Tax Court Emphasizes Need to Follow Timing Rules in Bringing Chapter 91 MotionsReal Estate and Real Estate Tax Appeals Blog | December 3, 2015