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Sanford S. Nagrotsky, Partner

Sanford S. Nagrotsky


Sanford S. Nagrotsky is a Partner at Pegalis Law Group, LLC in Lake Success, New York.  Recently he and Firm founder Steven Pegalis, obtained a settlement of $10 million dollars for a client in a complex spinal surgery case. Mr. Nagrotsky has obtained millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts on behalf of the firm’s clients, for more than 30 years.  His desire to obtain a measure of justice for victims of preventable medical error is what fuels his passion and dedication to zealously represent his clients. Because of his dedication and expertise, Pegalis Law Group, LLC has obtained compensation for many clients whose cases were previously rejected by other prominent law firms. 

Mr. Nagrotsky has instituted and maintains a unique approach to client service rarely seen today.  Each day, he speaks directly with people seeking legal advice in their effort to learn if they have a potential medical negligence case.  His experience in medical litigation and use of  extensive knowledge and medical research helps to swiftly analyze critical issues for clients and potential clients.  He also enjoys access to a network of highly qualified medical experts who are willing to assist him and the Firm.

Sanford Nagrotsky has been named to the 2020 Best Lawyers in America©  of which only the top 5% of practicing attorneys in the US are named. He has been recognized to the list for five consecutive years.  He was an awardee of the “Kings of Long Island” by Schneps Community News Group in 2018.

He has been involved in the local political process, managing two successful judicial campaigns resulting in the appointment of Nassau County Supreme Court Justices. He has also been asked to assist in fundraising campaigns for other candidates seeking judicial office. Sanford Nagrotsky  lives on Long Island with his wife of 30 years, Andrea, who is a court reporter in the Nassau County Supreme Court.  Both of their daughters are now practicing attorneys. Sanford Nagrotsky is admitted to practice in New York State. He is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association, and New York State Trial Lawyers Association. He obtained his law degree from State University of New York at Buffalo.


State University of New York at Buffalo, JD
SUNY Oneonta, Bachelor’s Degree

BAR Admissions/Qualifications

New York

December 14, 2018

Partner Sanford Nagrotsky featured in Year-End Who’s Who On Long Island

December 7, 2018

Partners Awarded Schneps “Kings of Long Island Award”

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September 13, 2018

Named to 2019 Best Lawyers in America©

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