Inna Fershteyn

New York City, New York
Experience: 19 years
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About Inna Fershteyn

Inna Fershteyn is Brooklyn leading estate planning lawyer who received education from the top schools and practiced law in several major law firms before opening Law Offices of Inna Fershteyn and Associates, P.C. Ms. Fershteyn's professional philosophy is that ability, experience, service, and direct accountability are the primary components of effective legal representation. Her accomplishments and renowned success are due to this strict adherence to providing first rate, specialized services that are custom tailored to meet the unique needs of each client. Ms. Fershteyn is bilingual in English and Russian and has been practicing law for 19 years. Her practice focuses on Trust and Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate Proceedings in NY, Business Planning and Formation, Medicaid Planning, Medicaid Fraud investigations and Employment law. She is licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey. The Law Office of Inna Fershteyn and Associates, P.C. provides representation for clients in need of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Medicaid planning, Asset Protection, Revocable and Irrevocable Trust formation, Guardianship proceedings, and Estate Litigation. Inna and her team of dedicated professionals assure personal attention to clients of all backgrounds and offer Russian-speaking attorney services. Clients can look forward to personally dealing with attorney Inna Fershteyn, who augments her 19 years of legal experience with knowledge of current trends in estate planning, Elder Law, NY Probate and Administration, Asset Protection and Medicaid fraud investigations. As one client attests: “I was referred to Inna Fershteyn by a close friend who raved about her. I knew nothing about Estate Planning and was very worried. Inna was brilliant, patient and very sensitive to all of my concerns and I am forever grateful to her. She did a great job! Thank you, Inna!” Irina Firstein, May 2017 Call us at 718-333-2394 or visit

Language(s) Spoken by Inna Fershteyn

  • English : Spoken, Written
  • Russian : Spoken, Written

Practice Areas

  • Asset Protection
  • Elder Law
  • Employment Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate


  • Credit Cards AcceptedAll major credit cards are accepted. The cost of the consultation will be included into the retainer.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional InformationRetainer

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • New JerseySince 1998
  • New YorkSince 1999

Professional Experience

  • Managing partner Law Office of Inna Fershteyn and Associates, PC Current Estate Planning Partner
  • Corporate Finance Associate, Head of Associate Committee Heller Ehrman LLP 1999 - 2001 Corporate finance and Trust and Estate Departments associate
  • Corporate Finance Associate Bryan Cave LLP 1997 - 1999 Represented individual estates of up to $60 million dollars, set up private foundations, took companies public, worked with shareholders and officers and directors of corporations Represented Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP in the sale of its Corporate Value Consulting business to the Standard & Poor's division of The McGraw Hill Companies, Inc. Represented Israeli life-science company Compugen in its initial and secondary public offerings. Represented Italian footwear company Intershoe in all aspects of retail operation in the United States including financing, licensing and real estate transactions. Represented international luxury goods companies in licensing and other transactions, including acquisitions and corporate control disputes. Represented public and privately-held corporations with respect to corporate governance and other general corporate matters; acted as general counsel and advisor to non-institutional corporate clients.


  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law J.D. 1995 - 1998Honors: Cum Laude, Order of the CoifActivities: President of International Law Society, E
  • NYU BM | Music Business 1991 - 1995Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Deans List, Founders Day Award


  • Senior Adviser Family and Children Services NYU Langone Pediatrics 2016
  • Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, New York State Senate Legislative Resolution No. 1790 of 2009 NY Congress 2014 Community awards and honors include the Eleanor Roosevelt Distinguished Service Award from the United Progressive Democratic Club; Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for “outstanding and invaluable service to the community”; New York State Senate Legislative Resolution No. 1790 of 2009 in honor of Ms. Fershteyn; and a Citation from the Brooklyn Borough President.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt Distinguished Service Award United Progressive Democratic Club 2010

Professional Association

  • United Progressive Democratic Club #806571 Eleanor Roosevelt Distinguished Service Award Recepient Current
  • NYU Langone Pediatrics #806572 Senior Family Adviser, NYU Langone Pediatrics 2014 - Current
  • NY Association of Russian-Speaking Women Attorneys #806573 President 2000 - Current
  • New York State Bar #806574 Member 1999 - Current
  • Brooklyn and Manhattan Medication Services #806575 NY STATE CERTIFIED MEDIATOR 1998 - Current
  • NJ Bar Association #806576 Member 1998 - Current
  • Edith and Karl Marks JCH of Bensonhurst, UJA Federation Agency #806577 Board Member 2010 - 2012

Articles & Publications

  • Don’t Let Divorce Distract You From Important Estate Planning Considerations January 10, 2018
  • Breaking Down the Totten Trust January 6, 2018
  • 4 Common Estate Planning Mistakes Advanced legal help 2017
  • NY STATE TOP ESTATE PLANNING LAWYER Advanced legal help 2017
  • Protecting Your Assets from Nursing Home cost Advanced legal help 2017
  • Rules about Switching Attorneys Advanced legal help 2017
  • What is a Living Trust and How can I benefit from it Advanced legal help 2017
  • Debt after Death: Who Takes on the Debt after a Debtor Dies? December 29, 2017
  • A Guide to Estate Planning Advanced legal help December 18, 2017
  • Avoiding Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Advanced legal help November 11, 2017
  • Preparing Estate Plan after Dementia Diagnosis Brooklyn Trust and Will September 13, 2017
  • What to do if you become part of Medicaid Fraud Investigation Advanced legal help 2016
  • Estate Planning Blog Attorney Inna Fershteyn 2013
  • What to do if you became a subject of Medicaid Fraud Investigation in NY? Inna Fershteyn October 29, 2013

Speaking Engagements

  • Elder Law and Trust and Estate Planning in NY Elder law planning, JCH of Bensonhurst December 15, 2016 Edith and Karl Marks JCH of Bensonhurst, UJA Federation Agency
  • ESTATE PLANNING FOR KIDS WITH DISABILITIES Special Care for Special Needs, Kings Bay Y Brooklyn NYKings Bay YDiscussed planning for children with disabilities, life insurance planning, revocable and irrevocable trusts and medicaid planningESTATE PLANNING FOR KIDS WITH DISABILITIES, Special Care for Special Needs, Kings Bay Y Brooklyn NY November 10, 2016 Kings Bay Y


  • NY State Certified Mediator Brooklyn and Manhattan Mediation Centers

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