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Grossman Young & Hammond

Immigration

3 ranked lawyersBand 2District of ColumbiaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Recognized for excellent client service and comprehensive coverage of employment-based immigration. Exhibits notable expertise advising on extraordinary ability visa concerns. Also expanding its capabilities in other complex immigration issues, such as inadmissibility waivers, litigation and asylum matters. Represents a huge array of companies but is particularly experienced with immigration issues faced by the hospitality industry.

Strengths

A market commentator explains: "The team is totally outstanding. They are true subject matter experts who keep up with changing laws, policies, rules and regulations."

A client notes: "The service is excellent and of a high professional level. The team is very responsive and provides the appropriate guidance."

Work highlights

Assisted former Guatemalan politician Thelma Aldana with securing asylum in the USA.

Notable practitioners

Becki Young acts on the full gamut of business immigration issues and often represents clients in the hospitality sector, for whom she remains a go-to name.
"I am very impressed by her knowledge. She is patient and very knowledgeable about options and how to handle our matter moving forward."

Denise Hammond is a senior counsel with the firm who is noted for her wealth of experience in immigration matters. She is a seasoned adviser to individuals as well as multinational corporations active across a range of industries.

Sandra Grossman is recognized for her skilled handling of immigration matters relating to issues of asylum and deportation. A significant part of her practice involves representing clients before INTERPOL.
"Sandra Grossman brings not only expertise but a human touch to cases.""Sandra exudes confidence and competence because she is so steeped in the law and has years of experience handling the hardest cases. She is totally unflappable."

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District of Columbia

Immigration


Becki Young
Band 2
Denise Hammond
Senior Statespeople
Sandra Grossman
Band 3