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Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP

Immigration

5 ranked lawyersBand 1TexasUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Impressive boutique adept at advising employers on the full range of immigration matters, including nonimmigrant visas and permanent residence. The Texas-based team is augmented by the firm's strong international presence. Continues to serve clients in key areas of immigration including application, compliance and policy support. Acts for clients from a number of industry sectors, including technology, oil and gas, and sports.

Strengths

An interviewee characterizes the team as "very helpful, knowledgeable and supportive."

Another says: "They partner with us like an extension of our team, making the immigration process seamless for our business."

A third notes: "Everyone responds in a timely manner and is very professional."

Notable practitioners

David Duong advises clients on employment-based immigration and has developed noted expertise in relation to green card applications.
"He is not only an outstanding professional but he also does an excellent job in translating all the legal terms and processes to nonlegal vocabulary." "David is able to dissect green card cases and come up with the best strategy."

Kelly Cobb leads the firm's Houston office and advises blue-chip companies on their global mobility issues.
"She has a wealth of knowledge and experience."

Kristi Taylor is a business immigration specialist who advises on areas such as worksite compliance and intercompany transfers.
"I appreciate her personal attention, tireless support of our company's visa cases, exceptional expertise on the subject matter and the ability to explain complex immigration situations in a way that can be understood by non-experts." "She is a very knowledgeable expert, as well as being extremely responsive and detail-oriented."

Paige Taylor is recognized for her work on PERM labor certification programs for clients in sectors such as telecommunications and transport.
"She is an excellent practitioner in the PERM area, and has experience with handling difficult business accounts."

Ryan Freel is noted for his immigration advice to clients active in the oil and gas industry.
"His understanding of the oil and gas business is very beneficial to our core immigration strategies." "He is very personable and knowledgeable, and addressed our concerns in the fastest manner possible."

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Texas

Immigration


David Duong
Band 4
Kelly Cobb
Band 3
Kristi Taylor
Band 2
Paige Taylor
Band 2
Ryan Freel
Band 4