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Sanford S. Nagrotsky, Partner

Sanford S. Nagrotsky


Sanford S. Nagrotsky, Esq. is a Partner at Pegalis Law Group, LLC in Lake Success, New York. He has obtained millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts on behalf of clients, for more than 30 years. Mr. Nagrotsky’s 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. Mr. Nagrotsky and Firm founder, Steven Pegalis obtained a settlement of $10 million dollars for a NYC client in a complex spinal surgery case. His dedication and expertise has led the Pegalis Law Group to obtain 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. He speaks directly with prospective clients who call seeking legal advice to learn if they have a potential medical negligence case. His experience in medical litigation helps procure the necessary relevant information needed to determine if the client has a potential meritorious case. Mr. Nagrotsky utilizes his extensive knowledge and medical research skills, and immediate access to renowned medical experts to thoroughly analyze critical issues for clients and potential clients.

He has been named for seven consecutive years to the highly regarded list Best Lawyers in America© since 2014. Only five percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. are so named. 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 was an awardee of the “Kings of Long Island” event by Schneps Community News Group, where he received the “Dynamic Duo” award, alongside Pegalis Law Group partner, James B. Baydar, Esq.

Sanford Nagrotsky lives on Long Island with his wife, Andrea, a court reporter in the Nassau County Supreme Court. They have two daughters, both who are practicing attorneys. Sanford Nagrotsky is admitted to practice in New York State. He is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, and the Nassau Suffolk 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

September 16, 2020

Four Pegalis Attorneys Named to 2021 The Best Lawyers in America© List

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September 4, 2020

SETTLEMENT Obtained by Pegalis Law Group for Client

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December 11, 2019

Pegalis Law Group Recognized in Top Law Industry Publications

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October 2, 2019

Sanford Nagrotsky Named to 2020 Best Lawyers in America©

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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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December 13, 2012

PLG Partner commentary on Good Morning America