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Mahir Sheikh Nisar

also known as Mahir S. Nisar, Mahir Nisar

About me

Mahir S. Nisar is the leading attorney at his New York Civil Litigation law firm. Mr. Nisar graduated from The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. While attending Hofstra University, Mr. Nisar focused on matters concerning civil and commercial litigation. After law school, Attorney Nisar joined a law firm in Queens County where he focused his practice on personal injury, civil litigation, and commercial litigation. As an attorney who works with both plaintiffs and defendants, Mr. Nisar has the ability to represent his clients while keeping his opponent’s strategy in mind. With a background in numerous jury and bench trials, Attorney Nisar has extensive experience with dispute resolution methods such as arbitration, mediation, and negotiation. Mr. Nisar is a member of the Queens County Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association, and he is actively involved in committees within both associations. In addition, Attorney Nisar serves as an elected Board of Director of the Westbury Business Industrial Development (BID). Mr. Nisar is admitted to practice law in all the State Courts in New York and New Jersey, as well as the U.S. District Court of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, and U.S. District Court Southern District of New York. Attorney Nisar often provides pro bono representation to rescue volunteers and local organizations.

At Waldhauser & Nisar, LLP, the team has the resources to resolve even the most complex legal matters. Although the guidance of an attorney is not necessary for every legal matter, it is beneficial to work with an experienced lawyer who can assist in the event that a more difficult matter comes up. Attorney Nisar is prepared to provide clients with the focus of a large firm, while delivering the efficiency and affordability of a small firm. Do not hesitate to contact Waldhauser & Nisar, LLP to see how Attorney Nisar may be able to assist you through your legal matters. 


Languages spoken: Urdu, English, Hindi, Punjabi, Arabic, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
    6 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Business: 40%
    6 years, 2 thousand cases
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    6 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    6 years, 1 thousand cases



Hourly ($250-500/hour), contingent (25-33%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Waldhauser & Nisar, LLP

830 Third Avenue
5th Floor, Suite 24
New York, NY, 10022

Waldhauser & Nisar, LLP

55 West Old Country Road
Hicksville, NY, 11801



NYCurrently registered 201003/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarNew York Super Lawyers2014
Highest Honors Political ScienceVanderbilt University2006
Cum LaudeVanderbilt University2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWaldhauser & Nisar, LLP.2015 - Present
Managing PartnerLaw Offices of Mahir S. Nisar, P.C.2011 - 2015
AssociateLaw Offices Of Darmin Bachu & Associates2010 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Westbury District Management Association, IncBoard of Directors2011 - 2013
New York State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
New York County Lawyers' AssociationMember2010 - Present
Queens County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Nassau County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Muslim Bar Association of New YorkMember2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Stewart v. Resorts World CasinoDismissal
Sachs v. DreamBig EntertainmentCase Dismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of LawCorporate & Securities LawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Vanderbilt UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MUBANY SMALL FIRM COMMITTEELegal Marketing for Small Firms2015

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