Janet Nina Esagoff

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Great Neck, NY

Esagoff Law Group, P.C.
 | 10 Bond Street, Suite 118
Great Neck, NY 11021
Phone: 516-417-7737
Fax: 516-543-0123
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%),
  • Real Estate: Business (20%),
  • General Litigation (20%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Consumer (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Persian (Farsi)
Attorney Profile

The founder of her own law firm located in Great Neck, New York, Janet Nina Esagoff's client base comes from all five New York City boroughs as well as from Nassau and Suffolk counties. Her practice areas encompass landlord/tenant and other types of civil litigation, business and commercial law, and real estate transactions. Ms. Esagoff is dedicated to providing her individual and business clients with exceptional and cost-effective representation.

The types of litigation that Ms. Esagoff has experience in include holdover proceedings, in which a residential or commercial tenant stays past the expiration of the lease without the landlord's consent. She also has handled cases involving the nonpayment of rent, as well as situations where a tenant has violated the terms of the lease. In her business and commercial law practice, Ms. Esagoff regularly prepares and reviews contracts and residential and commercial lease agreements. Her real estate experience encompasses the purchase and sale of residential and commercial properties, the refinancing of secured loans, foreclosures, loan modifications and workouts, and title reviews.

Ms. Esagoff received an Associate of Applied Science in fashion design and marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology in 1990. She then owned and operated a retail and manufacturing fashion company that produced and sold special-occasion garments for girls and women. In 2001, she enrolled at the City University of New York and obtained a Bachelor of Science in urban politics, cum laude, two years later. Ms. Esagoff subsequently attended the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2008. Admitted to practice in New York, she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Civil Litigation (20%)

Business/Corporate (20%): Business Formation and Planning, Contracts, Business Organizations

Real Estate (20%): Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance

General Litigation (20%): Litigation

Creditor Debtor Rights (10%): Foreclosure, Loan Modifications

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Business Formation and Planning, Contracts, Business Organizations, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Litigation, Foreclosure, Loan Modifications


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Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018

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About Janet Esagoff

Admitted: 2009, New York

Professional Webpage: http://esagofflawgroup.com/#about


  • Outstanding Women in the Law, Hofstra School of Law, 2017
  • Nassau County Bar Association- Mentor, Pro Bono Award Recipient
  • “Women’s Roll of Honor”, Town of North Hempstead, 2015
  • Selected as A “Women of Distinction”, NYS Senate, 2009
  • Honored as one of “Long Island’s Top Women in the Law” by alma mater, Hofstra University School of Law, April 2016
  • Pro Bono Award Recipient Great Neck Chamber of Commerce- Board of Directors, 2001-2008
  • Top Women Attorneys in Metro New York, 2013-2017
  • Honored by Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2013-2017

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Life Coach, 2017
  • Real Estate Broker's License, 2003

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • N.Y.S. Appellate Division-Second Department, 2009
  • Board Member, J’Inspire- Queens, 2017
  • Hadassah-Yashar Bar Association of Lawyers and Judges, Member
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member
  • Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Iranian American Bar Association, New York Chapter
  • United States of Southern District Court of New York since 2009
  • United States of Eastern District Court of New York since 2009
  • U.S. Supreme Court since 2014
  • New York
  • Board Member, Iranian American Bar Association- NY Chapter, 2012-2017
  • Board of Directors, Iranian American Bar Association, NY Chapter

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Great Neck Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, 2001-2018
  • Great Neck Library Association, President, 2009-2010
  • Hofstra School of Law- Alumni Ambassador, 2016- Present
  • Board of Trustees, Great Neck Library Association, 2006-2014
  • Pro Bono - Nassau County Bar Association Pro Bono of the Month, March 2018
  • Great Neck Library, Board of Trustees, 2006-2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Nassau County Bar Association, Mentor
  • The New York Times in The Top Women Attorneys in New York section

Educational Background:

  • Fashion Institute of Technology, A.A.S, Fashion Design & Merchandising, 1990
  • City University of New York Graduate Center, BS, cum laude, Urban Politics, 2003

Industry Groups

  • Business
  • Legal
  • Real Estate
Office Location for Janet Nina Esagoff

10 Bond Street
Suite 118
Great Neck, NY 11021

Phone: 516-417-7737

Fax: 516-543-0123

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Last Updated: 1/27/2019

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