Landau, Hess, Simon, Choi & Doebley is one of the oldest law firms in the United States with an exclusive practice in immigration law. The original firm, Baumann and DeSeve, was established in 1980 by Peter Baumann and Karren DeSeve. With the addition of Jon Landau in 1985, the firm became Baumann, DeSeve & Landau and in 2010, with the addition of Nicole Simon, it became Baumann, Landau & Simon. Throughout the firm's long history, it has been recognized as one of the leading firms in the field. The firm's long-standing reputation has been built through the successful representation of thousands of clients in all aspects of immigration proceedings.
Landau, Hess, Simon, Choi & Doebley is proud to be certified as a majority women-owned business by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (“WBENC”), the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States. The firm's WBENC certification can satisfy a client’s Supplier Diversity Program requirements.
The strategic partnership in 2016 with nationally renowned immigration law practitioners Wendy Castor Hess and Yuah Jessica Choi, formerly of Goldblum & Hess, further bolstered the firm's ability to meet the immigration needs of both large and small businesses as well as private individuals. The newest partner, Jack Doebley, former of Steel, Doebley, & Glassman, brings with him 20 plus years of experience in business immigration law. With the addition of Jack, the firm looks forward to continuing to provide comprehensive and personalized immigration law services.
Representation in the field of immigration law requires highly specialized knowledge and expertise. Landau, Hess, Simon, Choi & Doebley dedicates its practice solely to this complex area of the law. This concentration allows the firm to provide representation that addresses all aspects of the clients' immigration needs, from entry to the United States through US citizenship. The attorneys at Landau, Hess, Simon, Choi & Doebley value a commitment to providing quality and individualized representation to each client. Based on their extensive experience, the attorneys are able to assess their clients’ needs and recommend a comprehensive approach to obtaining their clients' goals. The attorneys then dedicate themselves to accomplishing the clients’ goals as quickly as possible.
The attorneys at Landau, Hess, Simon, Choi & Doebley are nationally renowned for handling complex cases in all legal matters related to immigration law, ranging from employment sponsorship, employer compliance issues, family-based petitions, asylum law, deportation defense, and criminal immigration. The firm’s extensive experience has established it as an indispensable resource in the field of immigration law, with clients that include multinational corporations, domestic corporations, hospitals, universities and colleges, research institutions and individual clients.
Landau, Hess, Simon, Choi & Doebley’s leading reputation is founded on a personalized approach, emphasizing direct contact and personal attention with the firm's clients. The firm monitors the most current changes in immigration law, as well as technology, in order to provide clients with the most cutting-edge, professional and efficient representation. Operating from the same philosophy, the firm's attorneys and professional staff are dedicated to assisting people from all over the world to work and reside in the US, enhancing their lives and the country as a whole. This tradition of dedication and excellence to the immigrant community is rooted in advocating for first-class client service and upholding ethical principles.
The firm is listed in “The Best Law Firms of America”, published annually by US News & World Report, and the firm's lawyers have been recognized by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, and the International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers.