Goldstein, Rikon, Rikon & Levi, P.C.


Joshua H. Rikon
Fax: 212-422-4687

Joshua Rikon has practiced eminent domain law in New York since 2003 when he was admitted to practice as an attorney and counselor at law.

Joshua is a member of the New York City and Westchester County Bar Associations. He served as the Vice-Chairman of the Condemnation Committee of the ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, and he is a New York State Affiliate Member of the Owners’ Counsel of America, an association dedicated to assisting private property owners in eminent domain and takings cases nationwide.

Joshua has published articles and lectured on topics relating to eminent domain law. He he was awarded the CRE designation from The Counselors Of Real Estate, he is a member of Scribes, the American Society of Legal Writers, and he has also been designated a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers. Joshua also served on the Board of Governors of the Shames Jewish Community Center on the Hudson.

Some of Joshua’s cases are:

Matter of Haverstraw (AAA Electricians, Inc.) 2018 NY Slip Op 06921 [2d Dept. 2018]; Matter of Oakwood Beach Bluebelt-Stage 1 v Yeshivas Ch’San Sofer, Inc., 164 AD3d 1453 [2d Dept. 2018]; Matter of Village of Spring Val., N.Y. (Sport Club Intl., Inc.) 136 AD3d 832 [2d Dept. 2016]; Vil. of Port Chester v Bologna, 95 AD3d 895 [2d Dept 2012] lv to appeal denied, 2012-953, 2012 WL 5845649 [Ct App Nov. 20, 2012]; Matter of City of New York (Crown Hgts 5th Amended Urban Renewal Plan), 2007 NY Slip Op 51349 (U); Matter of City of New York (Udall’s Cove Park Preserve Addition), 2006 NY Slip Op 50629 (U); Matter of the Town of East Hampton (Windmill II Affordable Housing Project [9 Parcels]), 44 AD3d 963; Matter of City of New York (Sewer Easement Between Darlington Avenue and Lamont Avenue), 2009 NY Slip Op 52528 (U); Matter of New York State Urban Development Corp. (Atlantic Yards Land Use Improvement and Civic Project-Phase 1), 26 Misc 3d 1228(A); Pack It Away v NYSUD, 1686/2012, NYLJ 1202618546938 at *1 (Sup Ct, Kings County, August 9, 2013).

Joshua was born in New York City, and he currently resides in Irvington, New York.


Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D.

Hofstra University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

New York State

Supreme Court of the United States of America


CRE, The Counselors of Real Estate

Scribes, the American Society of Legal Writers

“Rising Star” by Super Lawyers

American Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

New York City Bar Association

Westchester Bar Association


Rikon & Rikon, Condemnation and Tax Certiorari, When Does Real Estate Pact Fail Under Eminent Domain?, NYLJ, December 20, 2007 at 3;

Rikon & Rikon, Condemnation and Tax Certiorari, De Laus: Condemnation Blight and de Facto Takings, NYLJ, June 25, 2008 at 3;

Rikon & Rikon, Condemnation and Tax Certiorari, Advance Payment Problems Arising From Condemnation, NJLJ, November 15, 2016 at 3;

Trade Fixtures and Condemnation, ABA Section of Real Property Trust & Estate Law Condemnation Committee, April, 2008;

Eminent Domain Law, Civil Engineering and Surveying Land Law (Half Moon LLC), 2011 at 5-1;

The History and Source of the Sovereign Power of Eminent Domain, Eminent Domain From Start to Finish (National Business Institute) 2013 at 1.