EB5 Investors Magazine is pleased to announce the Top 5 Attorneys in Specialized Fields of 2023. To be eligible, these distinguished attorneys needed to be recognized as top attorneys in specialized EB-5 practice groups, which focus on EB-5 policy and lobbying matters, complex cases and immigration compliance.
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David Hirson & Partners LLP
David Hirson has over 40 years of experience in U.S. immigration law, specializing in business and investment immigration. He is the founding and manager partner of David Hirson & Partners, LLP, and he is internationally recognized for his decades of success in investment immigration, specifically EB-5. Hirson and his partners have decades of experience in advising individuals, start-ups, large corporations, hospitals, and universities in navigating complex areas of employment immigration. The firm’s business and employment-based immigration practice provides a full range of immigration services for all U.S. visa types. Hirson has partnered with an EB-5 compliance center stationed in New York City. He also specializes in guiding franchise businesses who have foreign partners/managers.
Klasko Immigration Law Partners
Ronald Klasko leads the E-2 and EB-5 Investors Team at Klasko Immigration Law Partners. They have represented thousands of investors, over 50 regional centers, and many developers. Klasko currently chairs AILA’s Administrative Litigation Task Force and served five terms as chair of AILA’s EB-5 Committee. He is also a former national president and general counsel of AILA. He is the only person twice honored with the AILA Founders Award for his contributions to immigration law. He has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America for over two decades. He is the North American Representative of the Investment Migration Council.
SGG Immigration LLP
Since 1991, Lincoln Stone has successfully helped several thousand families obtain U.S. permanent residency through investment. He specializes in achieving solutions for denied or challenged cases, and advising about complex business structures and litigation. He has been an immigration counsel for regional centers and organizations in raising $5 billion in EB-5 capital in over 200 different job-creating enterprises. Stone draws from broad private law experience in business litigation and transactions, and U.S. government experience in courts and litigation. His approach is interdisciplinary, international and focused on the goals of migrant families. His formal education is in law, business, humanities and global health.
Bernard Wolfsdorf is a past president of AILA, where he earned the Service Excellence award. He is managing partner of WR Immigration, a 200-professional law firm with nine offices. The National Law Journal awarded the firm’s cloud-based immigrant management system WRapid™ its “Trailblazers in Technology” award. The firm provides quality legal services using innovation and the latest technology. Chambers USA awarded Wolfsdorf “Eminent Status” ranking and described him as “(o)ne of the hardest-working immigration lawyers around.” He was selected as “Immigration Lawyer of the Year” by WWL and Best Lawyers. EB5 Investors Magazine selected him in its Top 25 ranking for the seventh time.
Steve Yale-Loehr is an attorney of counsel in Miller Mayer’s immigration practice group. He brings more than 35 years of immigration law experience to bear in advising corporate and individual clients on a broad array of family- and employment-based immigration matters. In addition to his work at Miller Mayer, Yale-Loehr is an active and internationally renowned member of the immigration law community. He teaches immigration and asylum law at Cornell Law School as a professor of immigration practice. He also founded and was the original executive director of Invest in the USA (IIUSA), a trade association of EB-5 immigrant investor regional centers. He is listed in Who’s Who in America and is annually listed in Chambers Global, Chambers USA, and An International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers as one of the world’s best immigration lawyers.