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Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP

Immigration

4 ranked lawyersBand 1New YorkUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Founding office and headquarters of this global immigration firm. Retains a prominent position within the market, providing a full range of immigration services, with notable strength in immigration program development and compliance support. Acts for an impressive roster of clients across a diverse range of industries, including energy, financial services, technology and media and entertainment.

Strengths

A market source comments: "The team is well trained, highly knowledgeable and stays very up to date on changes in the law."

A further source adds: "They have a strong global network so we are confident our immigration needs will be served and managed in a coordinated manner."

"The firm’s reporting capabilities are top-notch, which allows us to gather and analyze the metrics, data and success of the immigration program," appreciates another client.

Notable practitioners

Austin Fragomen has a wealth of expertise in visa and immigration compliance issues. He chairs the firm's executive committee and is widely viewed as the doyen of the immigration Bar.
"He is a leader in the immigration field."

Chad Ellsworth advises on a range of immigration issues, with a special focus on EB-5 investor visas.
"He is incredibly knowledgeable on all aspects of the EB-5 process and has guided many of our clients through the application."

Ethan Kaufman is particularly experienced in handling corporate immigration matters. His recent workload includes assisting clients obtain waivers allowing international travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.
"He is very well known in the industry, among fellow lawyers as well as clients.""Ethan Kaufman is very knowledgeable and incredibly responsive."

Parisa Karaahmet assists a diverse roster of clients with employment-based immigration issues. This includes acting for a number of noteworthy names in the tech sector.
"She is always responsive, attentive, knowledgeable and very action-oriented."

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New York

Immigration


Austin T Fragomen Jr
Eminent Practitioners
Chad Ellsworth
Band 4
Ethan Kaufman
Band 3
Parisa Karaahmet
Band 4