BAL named in highest tier of Chambers USA rankings Nationwide and in California, Texas

For the eighth year in a row, BAL ranked as a “Band 1” firm in the Nationwide category and in California and Texas in the newly released 2016 Chambers USA Guide, an annual ranking of the best law firms based on independent research and interviews with lawyers and clients worldwide. Nationally, BAL is a “powerful
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BAL among the leaders of the pack, ranked second in the 2016 top 100 US law firms for minority attorneys by Law360

BAL ranks second in the top 100 U.S. law firms for minority attorneys, according to Law360’s 2016 Diversity Snapshot. Law360 states that at BAL and the other top four firms, at least 30 percent of nonpartners are minorities, and at least 20 percent of partners are minorities. According to Law360, the firms on the list have made some
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BAL’s Latin America Managing Director receives accolade from Worldwide ERC

Berry Appleman & Leiden’s Latin America Managing Director, Daniela Lima, was awarded the 2016 ERC Distinguished Service Award at the recent Americas Mobility Conference in Houston, Texas. Distinguished Service Awards are granted annually to professionals who have demonstrated commitment to the service of global mobility and the Worldwide ERC through committee or task force participation,
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Law360 rates BAL one of the 2016 best U.S. firms for female attorneys and partners

Law360 ranks BAL as one of the nation’s best law firms for female attorneys and partners in the recent Glass Ceiling report. The publication calls BAL a Ceiling Smasher and ranks the firm number three in the 100 Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys and number two in the 25 Best Law Firms for Female Partners. “We are
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President Obama Announces Executive Action on Immigration Reform

Approximately 5 million unlawful immigrants to obtain relief from deportation. In a primetime address tonight, President Obama announced a number of actions that the administration will take to overhaul the immigration system. The most controversial and far-reaching initiatives will provide relief from removal (deportation) for approximately 5 million unlawful immigrants. Specifically, the President will: Create
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BAL experiences 20% growth in 2013, and continues expansion as former Fragomen and Gardere lawyers join firm

Practice groups led by Brigitte Hocking and Dustin J. O’Quinn join the firm’s Dallas and Houston offices Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP (BAL) announced today that recognized immigration attorneys Brigitte Hocking and Dustin J. O’Quinn are joining the firm. Ms. Hocking joins the firm’s Dallas office as a partner, after leading an immigration group at
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Berry Appleman & Leiden Announces Partnership Promotions

Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of Rob Caballero from senior associate to partner. In addition, the firm has promoted two partners, Frieda Garcia and Carla Tarazi, to shareholder. Rob Caballero represents a wide range of clients, including Global Fortune 100 corporations, regional companies and start-up ventures. Practicing out of
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