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Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP

Immigration

5 ranked lawyersBand 1New JerseyUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-respected immigration firm with an impressive client list that includes international companies in the engineering, IT, pharmaceutical, energy and manufacturing sectors. Experienced at handling a broad array of employment immigration matters, including compliance reviews, H-1B petitions and permanent residency applications. Also able to assist corporate groups with developing immigration policy.

Strengths

A client describes the team as "excellent," and praises them for their "depth of knowledge and deep resources."

"They are knowledgeable and responsive," comments another client, adding: "They truly demonstrate that they care for our employees and for helping us meet our business objectives."

A market source notes: "Their legal knowledge in immigration is deep and comprehensive. They are focused on efficient problem solving."

Notable practitioners

Chelsea Germak is an associate in the firm's Matawan office. She advises clients from industries such as energy and engineering on business immigration matters.
"She is extremely knowledgeable about any issue that I bring to her attention, she follows up in a timely manner in all cases and she is always very willing to explain anything that I or my team may need help understanding." "She keeps us up to date and informs us immediately of any immigration legislation changes, and she explains difficult immigration concepts in detail and in a language that a non-attorney can understand."

Gwendolyn Robosson is the managing partner of the firm's New Jersey office. She remains a go-to immigration practitioner for Fortune 100 companies.
"She is incredibly responsive and follows through quickly on matters."

Lance Kaplan is managing partner of the firm's international practice. He advises corporations on global mobility programs.
"He is extremely rigorous and very creative in finding solutions for clients large and small. He is able to mobilize the right resources to ensure a prompt and highly effective service." "He can shift from discussing macro issues facing the immigration industry to overseeing the processing of routine immigration legal matters with ease. His grasp of the details associated with global immigration matters is unequaled."

Rahul Shah has a notable immigration practice that sees him assisting businesses and their employees with visa and permanent residency applications.
"He provides excellent service, he is highly credentialed and very experienced." "He is responsive and thorough."

Timothy Nelson provides business immigration advice to a broad client base that includes pharmaceutical and energy sector companies. He frequently advises on the immigration aspects of corporate restructurings or M&A.
"He is a personable and friendly partner who makes himself available whenever needed. He has established himself as an expert on US immigration laws."

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New Jersey

Immigration


Chelsea Germak
Associates to watch
Gwendolyn M Robosson
Eminent Practitioners
Lance Kaplan
Eminent Practitioners
Rahul M Shah
Band 2
Timothy Nelson
Band 3