About Jeffrey L. Nogee

Mr. Nogee represents clients and tries cases in New York State Supreme Court, Surrogate’s Court, Civil Court and District Court, as well as in the Federal District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, developing and litigating creative legal theories to solve new or unique problems. He also provides representation, advice and counsel in civil matters involving wills, trusts and estate planning, drafting and negotiation of contracts, real estate closings, leases, intellectual property matters, such as trademark and copyright issues, construction law and internet questions and concerns. Mr. Nogee represents individuals as well as corporations and other entities. 

During his successful career, Mr. Nogee has been a partner at the prestigious NYC real estate law firm of Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C., as well as at Brauner Baron, Rosenzweig & Klein, LLP, a boutique Manhattan law firm with an international clientele, and at Tully Rinckey PLLC, that has offices  across the United States and in London, England.  In addition, he was Senior Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at Ebasco Services Incorporated, one of the largest engineering and construction firms in the world, where he was at the cutting edge of cogeneration and alternate energy development.  He also acted as senior counsel with Citigroup in its Office of General Counsel Real Estate.  Additionally, Mr. Nogee founded and headed the private law firm of Nogee & Wartel in Westbury, Long Island.

Mr. Nogee has given continuing education courses for other attorneys and lectured on various issues of interest to the public. In addition to having articles printed in several publications, he has been interviewed regarding real estate and estate matters.

Mr. Nogee has returned to private practice where he is using his experience and expertise to better serve his clients with more personal attention.

Jeffrey L. Nogee

License, bar associations & memberships 

  • Licensed to practice law in the State of New York

  • Admitted to the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York

  • Admitted to the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of New York

  • Admitted to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Member of the New York State Bar Association

  • Member of the Nassau County Bar Association

  • Member of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers


  • Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law

  • Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Political Science and Russian Area Studies from Bucknell University

  • Member Phi Beta Kappa
  • Member Pi Sigma Alpha

biographical sketches

  • Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement

  • Who’s Who in America

  • Who’s Who in the World

  • Who’s Who in American Law

decisions of interest

  • Will of Mery Su Ling Chin, Deceased. In a will contest, where one witness to the will and the attorney draftsperson did not have perfect memory of the execution ceremony and another witness testified that the will was not properly executed, the Court admitted the will to probate after trial, holding that perfect memory was not required and that the Court, as trier of fact, could determine the credibility of the persons testifying at trial. The proponent of the will was represented by Jeffrey L. Nogee, Esq., New York Law Journal featured the Will of Chin (available to NYLJ subscribers only). October 13, 2015

  • Acted as counsel to a Federally appointed receiver of a 600 plus unit Condop with cases in New York State Supreme Court, Housing Court and Federal Court.
  • Successfully litigated and settled a Will contest involving issues and assets in the US, Europe and Africa
  • Defended an attempt to set aside a Will resulting in a favorable verdict after trial upholding the Will and admitting it to probate
  • Acted as lead counsel to an international consortium negotiating a power plant project in the People’s Republic of China
  • Successfully negotiated a settlement of a claim by a copyright troll alleging infringement involving use of automatic computer programs
  • Successfully negotiated the settlement of a complex trust matter involving a multi-million dollar estate being litigated in multiple courts
  • Obtained fiduciary appointments in New York Surrogate’s Courts for representatives of estates of persons who died overseas
  • Acted as the fiduciary of a large estate with complex business and tax issues
  • Successfully obtained US trademark registration for a European business concern
  • Represented the Board of a Manhattan Coop in the recovery of several hundred thousand dollars in maintenance arrears involving a deceased shareholder
  • Represented a seller of a historic property built in 1700
  • Drafted and negotiated domestic and international project finance agreements and joint venture agreements
  • Advised various start-up and Internet-based businesses resulting in successful launches

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