Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP Expands its San Francisco Offices to keep up with Dynamic Growth in Global Immigration Practice

Firm to move 300 local employees to larger location SAN FRANCISCO, CA – December 11, 2017 – Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP (BAL), a leading global corporate immigration law firm with offices around the world, has moved to a new and expanded location at 555 Mission Street. BAL was established in San Francisco in 1980
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U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers by Woodward White, Inc. ranks Berry Appleman & Leiden as a “Best Law Firm” for 2017

November 6 – U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers has once again ranked Berry Appleman & Leiden as a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm.”  BAL is also ranked as a “Best Law Firm” in the metropolitan areas of Boston, Mass., Houston, Texas, San Francisco, Calif., Oakland, Calif., and Washington, D.C. The U.S. News –
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BAL Brexit Bulletin November 2, 2017

The following is a roundup of recent developments concerning Brexit negotiations and the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union. News Summary At the EU leaders’ summit this month, British Prime Minister Theresa May got a political boost from German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who acknowledged that “both sides need to move” on Brexit talks and
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Eight Berry Appleman & Leiden attorneys named “Best Lawyers in America” by Woodward White, Inc. for 2018

September 14, 2017 – Best Lawyers recognized eight Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP lawyers as “The Best Lawyers in America” for 2018. The BAL attorneys listed by Best Lawyers are: Edward Rios, Boston, Mass. Roberto D. Caballero, Houston, Texas David P. Berry, San Francisco, Calif. Frieda A. Garcia, San Francisco, Calif. Petra Tang, San Francisco, Calif.
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Law360 rates BAL one of the best 2017 US firms for women and minority attorneys and partners

August 29, 2017 – Law360 named Berry Appleman & Leiden (BAL) one of the best firms for both women and minority attorneys. The ranking distinguishes firms that consistently demonstrate above-average hiring and promoting of both women and minorities. BAL is one of the eight firms with 20-149 lawyers recognized by Law360, highlighting BAL’s consistent rankings on Law360’s
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Berry Appleman & Leiden Announces Opening of Johannesburg Office

Africa Expert Owen Davies Leads Team of Immigration Professionals Berry Appleman & Leiden (BAL) has expanded its Africa presence with an office in Johannesburg, South Africa, led by Managing Director Owen Davies.  Davies opened BAL’s Mozambique office in 2016. “The South Africa office is excellently positioned to complement the work of our Mozambique office by
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BAL again Ranked one of the Best Firms for Minority Attorneys by Law360

For the second consecutive year, Law360 has named BAL as one of the nation’s Best US Law Firms for Minority Attorneys in its annual Diversity Snapshot. According to Law360, BAL is one of the top 21 firms making headway and enjoying the benefits of a more diverse attorney workforce. At BAL, minority attorneys make up at least 40 percent of
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BAL Brexit Bulletin August 15, 2017

The following is a roundup of recent developments concerning Brexit negotiations and the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union. News Summary The Migration Advisory Committee, a nonpartisan panel of economists, has been commissioned by the U.K. government to research and provide its recommendations on EU/EEA migration to the U.K., its effects on the domestic
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BAL Brexit Bulletin July 3, 2017

The following is a roundup of recent developments concerning Brexit negotiations and the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union. News Summary The U.K. government released its proposed offer on EU citizens’ rights last week. Given the lukewarm response by the EU’s Brexit negotiator, the talks have a long way to go to bridge the
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