JANET NINA ESAGOFF
Admitted to the NYS 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.
Janet 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 owned and operated 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.
A litigator at the helm of her own firm, Janet has extensive experience in foreclosure practice, loan modifications, and loan workouts as well as quiet title actions. She has successfully argued appeals before the Second Dept.
Janet is regularly recognized for her career accomplishments, including being honored by Super Lawyers from 2013-2022, an honor bestowed upon only 5% of licensed attorneys in New York State.
Janet is active with Hofstra Law School., her alma mater, where she taught first and second year law students litigation and trial skills as a Special Instructor.
Janet is credentialed as a Certified Life Coach and also maintains her Real Estate Broker license. She is very knowledgeable in all things pertaining to real estate, construction, and real estate management.
AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS
2021 - Honoree
Nassau County- Woman of Distinction - Blank Slate Media
Long Island Power Woman- Schneps Media
Bethpage's Best of Long Island- Lawyer
Honoree- Super Lawyers
Outstanding Women in the Law- Hofstra School of Law
Women’s’ Roll of Honor – Town of North Hempstead
Woman of Distinction – NYS Senate
Destination: Great Neck (Founder)
Iranian American Bar Association- NY Chapter ( Board Member)
J’Inspire- Queens Chapter (Board Member)
Nassau County Bar Association- Mentor, Pro Bono Award Recipient
Great Neck Chamber of Commerce
Great Neck Library (Board of Trustees)
PETER J. WEINTRAUB
Pete Weintraub is an associate attorney at Esagoff Law Group. He began work at Esagoff Law Group in the spring of 2020 through Hofstra Law's Mentorship program.
Like Janet, Pete is a second-career attorney. He graduated from Syracuse University in 2010 with a Sport Management degree, minoring in both Law and in Public Relations.
Pete spent the better part of his twenties operating a mobile personal training business on Long Island. His unique approach to health, fitness, and nutrition garnered him a column in the Huffington Post.
At the age of 30, Pete decided to go back to law school. Given the remote nature of his classes during the COVID-19 pandemic, Pete was able to gain firsthand experience as both a legal intern and as a law clerk at Esagoff Law Group throughout law school.
Pete graduated from Hofstra Law in just 2.5 years. Upon graduation, he passed the February 2022 Bar Exam. He was admitted to practice law in the State of New York in December 2022.
Pete handles all real estate and transactional files at Esagoff Law Group. He is also a licensed notary. Pete maintains all six of his health, fitness, and nutrition certifications through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.