About Marcelo A Dieguez
Marcelo Dieguez is the co-founder of Diefer Law Group, P.C., managing partner of its Orange County, Calif., office, and the head of its EB-5 immigration practice. Attorney Dieguez has expertise in representing foreign investors and their families in the EB-5 application process, including filing Form I-526 and adjusting status/consular processing, among other immigration issues. In addition to his immigration work, he handles a variety of employment law matters, such as employment benefits and severance agreements, and possesses more than 12 years of legal experience.
As an immigrant from Argentina, and having seen and experienced the emotional toll the immigration process takes on families, Attorney Dieguez has a distinct advantage in his practice of representing immigrant investor clients from Latin America in the EB-5 application process. Having lived in Argentina, Mexico, and Brazil, and traveling extensively throughout Latin America, he has become intimately familiar with the many cultural differences and barriers between the United States and Latin America, enabling him to better assist his client with both the immigration process and understanding of disparate business climates. Attorney Dieguez continues to travel to Latin America yearly both for business and pleasure.
Attorney Dieguez earned his bachelor’s degree, with honors, from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and his Juris Doctor from Loyola University School of Law. He is an active member of the California Employment Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, and the State Bar of California-Labor and Employment Section. He has received a number of awards for his work, including holding a 10/10 AVVO rating, receiving the 2013 Client Distinction Award from Martindale-Hubbell, and being listed as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2013 and 2014. He has also been selected as a “Top 40 Lawyer Under 40” by the American Society of Legal Advocates, and was honored as a 2014 Orange County Top Lawyer by OC Metro Magazine.
Attorney Dieguez is fluent in English and Spanish, and is actively admitted to practice law in the state of California.