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Mitch Wexler

Irvine, California
  • Mitch Wexler

Mitch Wexler is an EB-5 immigration attorney. He is a partner at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP, located in Irvine, Calif. Wexler oversees the Southern California region for Fragomen, consisting of offices in Los Angeles, Irvine and San Diego.

In addition to his private client practice, Wexler works with start-up, mid-sized and large multinational companies. His clientele comes from a diverse range of industry sectors, including entertainment, construction, technology, pharmaceutical and manufacturing. Previously, he was a member of the firm’s national executive committee for 12 years. In addition to his work with the firm, he also teaches an annual immigration law module, including EB-5, at the University of California, Irvine Law School.

Wexler has accumulated a vast amount of experience in immigration while working at the firm. He is able to skillfully assist families, individuals and EB-5 investors in their U.S. immigration needs. He is responsible for managing teams that oversee corporate clients’ immigration programs. He also counsels clients on immigration-related due diligence in connection with corporate restructurings and mergers and acquisitions transactions. Wexler also advises management and employees on the immigration consequences of personnel actions, including hiring freezes, reductions in force, mandatory leaves of absence, etc. He also has experience drafting and reviewing customized immigration policies as part of a broader mobility program.

Wexler is active in the immigration community and holds membership to a variety of organizations. He is a long-time member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and was the Southern California chapter chair from 1999 to 2000. In addition, he is also a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association, Riverside County Bar Association, San Bernardino Bar Association, TechAmerica and the British American Business Council.

Wexler received his Juris Doctor from the Southwestern University School of Law in 1985. Prior to this, he received his bachelor’s degree from Hofstra University in 1982.

Wexler is also a prolific writer in the immigration law community and has published over 200 articles on various topics relating to U.S. immigration. He has been published in Lawyer magazine, The PERM Book, and is the annual editor of the State Bar of California’s CEB Advising California Employers and Employees treatise. He also regularly speaks at universities and law schools regarding immigration law.

In addition to his diverse work experience, Wexler has also received a number of awards and recognitions, including being a winner of EB5 Investors Magazine’s Top 25 Immigration Attorneys award multiple times. He has been certified as a specialist in immigration and nationality law by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. He was a recipient of the UC Irvine Law School first annual Pro Bono Community Advocate Award for his work done with students involved with IRAP (Iraqi Refugee Assistance Program). He has also been recognized as one of the Top 50 Lawyers in Orange County, among the Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, and a Preeminent Immigration Lawyer by Chambers several times.

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