Jennifer Polovetsky, Esq. is counsel in the firm's Litigation Department and the co-chair of the firm's Eminent Domain Practice. She is a seasoned litigator with extensive experience in all aspects of eminent domain law and real estate law. Jennifer strives to provide every client of the firm with outstanding legal services, personalized attention, and the utmost respect. Jennifer continues to litigate in various New York State Courts, with a focus on representing clients in all stages of eminent domain proceedings. Jennifer also represents clients in transactional real estate matters, with a focus on commercial real properties.

Jennifer Polovetsky (formerly Jennifer Goykhman) began her career over two decades ago as an assistant corporation counsel at the NYC Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel, Tax & Bankruptcy Litigation Division (formerly the Tax & Condemnation Division). While working at the NYC Law Department, Jennifer represented the City of New York in all matters concerning eminent domain and property tax. After leaving City service, Jennifer moved to private practice at Tuchman, Korngold, et. al. where she represented owners of residential and commercial properties, real estate developers and real estate management companies.

In 2010, Jennifer founded the Law Offices of Jennifer Polovetsky, Esq., PLLC; and in 2012 the name of the firm was changed to Sanchez & Polovetsky, PLLC when Philip A. Sanchez, Esq., a former partner at the law firm of Goldstein, Rikon & Rikon, P.C., became a Member of the firm.

Jennifer has been recognized since 2015 by Thomson Reuters' Real Estate Super Lawyers, which identifies lawyers who have achieved a high degree of excellence and professional achievement.

Memberships & Associations

  • New York City Bar Association, Condemnation & Tax Certiorari Committee
  • New York County Lawyers Association, Condemnation Committee
  • American Bar Association, Real Estate Committee
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Tax & Condemnation Committee; Real Estate Committee
  • National Association of Professional Women