Prior to becoming a Founding Partner of Elefterakis, Elefterakis & Panek Law he was he was admitted to the New York State Bar and subsequently practiced before the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He prides himself on his passion for legal knowledge and most importantly, his ability to truly understand the concerns and needs of each client he represents and has appeared on several national news media outlets, such as CNN with Anderson Cooper. He has applied his knowledge and acumen for law to aggressively negotiate and receive the maximum compensation for clients. John is also a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and Columbian Lawyers Association.
Philanthropically, John gives back to the community with his brother and fellow FFA Sports executive, Nicholas Elefterakis, by founding and sponsoring EEP Youth Baseball, a traveling grassroots sports team for inner-city youth. They have won numerous championships competing in the USABL and USSSA Youth Leagues. His passion and dedication for the youth and his family is what separate the Elefterakis brothers in the industry.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, John received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Haverford College where he was a four-year letter winner in basketball. John went on to receive his Juris Doctor degree from Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Prior to Haverford John and fellow FFA Sports Partner, Daniel Green, were High School Basketball Teammates at the prestigious Poly Prep Country Day School where they starred alongside New York Knicks Center, Joakim Noah. John and his wife Kirsten reside in Staten Island, NY with their daughter Charlotte and three sons John V, Peter and Matthew.