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ABOUT Janet Nina Esagoff

Admitted to the NY bar and U.S. Federal Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court, Janet Nina Esagoff is the Principal Attorney and Founding Member of the ESAGOFF LAW GROUP, P.C. She concentrates her law practice in the areas of Real Estate, Business Law and Civil Litigation including contract disputes, real estate claims, corporate and partnership disputes, as well as general counsel to individuals and businesses.

Prior to the law, Janet was the owner and operator of a retail/manufacturing fashion enterprise based in Nassau and Westchester Counties. Given her background as a successful entrepreneur, Janet is able to offer pragmatic business advice to her clients, often drawn from her own experience in the business world.

As a litigator, Janet also has extensive experience in foreclosure practice, loan modifications, and loan workouts as well as quiet title actions. She has successfully argued before the Second Dept., Appellate Division in April 2016, a case that was published in the New York Law Journal.

Janet has been recognized for her career accomplishments, including being selected as a “Super Lawyer, Rising Star” 2013-2019, and as a New York SuperLawyer in 2020, an honor bestowed upon only 5% of licensed attorneys in New York State. Janet’s honors have been publicized in the The New York Times in The Top Women Attorneys in New York section.

Janet has been a Special Instructor at Hofstra Law School., her alma mater, where she taught first and second year law students litigation and trial skills.

In 2017, Janet also became credentialed as Certified Life Coach. Janet also maintains her Real Estate Broker license and is very knowledgeable in all things pertaining to real estate, construction, and real estate management.

A graduate of the Hofstra University School of Law, Janet was admitted to practice law in New York in 2009. She is also admitted to the United States Southern and Eastern District Courts as well as the United States Supreme Court.


2020 – Honored by SuperLawyers as NY Metro Super Lawyer

2013-2019 – Honored by SuperLawyers as NY Metro Rising Star

2017 –Outstanding Women in the Law- Hofstra School of Law

2013-2017- Honored by Super Lawyers Rising Stars

2013-2017-Top Women Attorneys in Metro New York

2015- Women’s’ Roll of Honor – Town of North Hempstead

2009– Woman of Distinction – N.Y.S Senate


2012-2017 Board Member- Iranian American Bar Association- NY Chapter

2017 -Board Member- J’Inspire- Queens

2015-2017 Special Faculty Instructor- Hofstra School of Law

Nassau County Bar Association- Mentor, Pro Bono Award Recipient

Great Neck Chamber of Commerce- Board of Directors (2001-2008)

Great Neck Library-Board of Trustees- (2006-2015)

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Areas of LAW

  • Banking
  • Business
  • Divorce
  • Foreclosures
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate

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