Imaan Moughal is a Trusts & Estates Associate at Manice Budd & Baggett, LLP and Adjunct Professor of Law at Hofstra Law School teaching Estate Administration. In her practice, Imaan specializes in Estate Planning, Probate and Administration, Estate and Trust Litigation and Guardianship Proceedings. She was selected as a 2021-2023 American Bar Association RPTE Trusts & Estates Fellow.

Prior to joining Manice & Budd, LLP, Imaan was an Associate at McLaughlin & Stern LLP, where she focused on estate planning and litigation. Imaan has also worked as an associate at Cullen & Dykman, LLP where she served as a counsel to the Public Administrator of Kings County, and before that she was appointed as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Peter J. Kelly, Queens County Surrogate.

Imaan is a graduate of Hofstra Law, where she served as Business & Communications Editor of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel ACTEC Law Journal and founded Hofstra Law School’s Trusts & Estates Law Society. Throughout law school, she was a member of the Executive Board of the Student Bar Association. Imaan was also a recipient of the 2015 New York State Bar Foundation’s Trusts and Estates Law Section Fellowship and recipient of the 2019 Emerging Leader Women’s Law Award.

Imaan is actively involved in the New York Trusts & Estates Law community.


2012 Hofstra University, B.A.

2016 Hofstra Law School, J.D.


New York

New Jersey

Practice Areas

Estate Planning and Administration

Estate Litigation

Involvement & Awards

Emerging Leader, Outstanding Women in Law Award 2019

Co-Vice Chair of the New York State Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Law Section, Surrogates Courts Committee

Co-Chair of the New York State Bar Association, Trust & Estates Law Section, Diversity Committee

Active member of the New York City Bar Association’s Trusts, Estates and Surrogates Courts Committees

New York State Bar Association, Elder Law and Special Needs Section

New York State Bar Association, General Practice Section

New York State Bar Association, Women in Law Section

Speaking Engagements

“Basics of Estate and Trust Administration CLE” Real Property Trusts and Estates Section of the American Bar Association Skills Training for Estate Planners (August 12, 2022)

“Completing Probate and Administration Petitions CLE” Trusts, Estates and Surrogate’s Court Committee of The New York City Bar Association (March 8, 2021)