Cecilia J. Hyun


Cecilia J. Hyun is a partner based in the Cleveland office. Her practice is focused on real estate tax assessment in Ohio.  She is experienced in handling client portfolios for all commercial property types: retail, industrial, hotel, apartments, health care, and affordable housing located in multiple states. She helps review property tax values, assess appeal strategies, defend against increases in tax assessments, and evaluate potential property tax implications of acquisition/disposition.  She works closely with taxpayers to tailor strategies specific to their needs and priorities.

In addition to representing taxpayers before various county boards of revision, the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals, and the Ohio Supreme Court, she has written professional articles on state and local taxation issues.


  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, magna cum laude
  • McGill University, BA, English Literature; East Asian Studies

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio – 2004

Professional Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • CREW Cleveland, chapter of CREW Network; CREW Cleveland President 2017
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT)

Selected Publications


  • 2020 Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame Inductee
  • 2018 IPT Property Tax Article of the Year Award Recipient
  • CREW Cleveland 2016 Member-to-Member Business Award Recipient
  • CREW Cleveland 2015 Deborah Rocker Klausner Leadership Award Recipient
  • CREW Cleveland 2013 Cleveland Member of the Year