Antoinette Lanteri
  • Associate Attorney

Antoinette Lanteri is an associate with Russo, Karl, Widmaier & Cordano, PLLC where she concentrates in the areas of Real Estate, Criminal, and Landlord Tenant Law.

Antoinette received her Bachelor of Science from Saint John's University, where she majored in Communications. She received her Juris Doctorate Degree from the City University of New York Law School, where she was a member of the International Law Journal.

In 1993, Antoinette started as an Assistant District Attorney with the Kings County District Attorney's Office. In 1994, she advanced to the position of Felony Trial Attorney where she tried many complex felony trials and wrote Appeals in the Appellate Division. After three and one half years with the office she resigned to open her own law practice in Brooklyn, New York.

As a sole practitioner, Antoinette practiced in the areas of criminal defense, real estate, and corporate law, and was an adjunct professor at her alma mater Saint John's University, where she administered the course Management 1001.

Antoinette moved to Long Island with her husband and two young daughters in 2003. She maintained a home office as a sole practitioner until her youngest went to middle school.

Antoinette is admitted to the New York State Bar, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and in 2016 she was admitted to the prestigious United States Supreme Court.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate 80%
  • Landlord-Tenant Law 10%
  • Criminal Law 10%

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1995
  • Supreme Court of New York, 2016


  • City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law, Long Island City, New York
    • J.D.
  • St. John’s University, Queens, New York
    • B.S.
    • Major: Communications

Past Employment Positions

  • Kings County District Attorney, Assistant District Attorney, 1993 to 1996


  • English