Jeremy Fudge

“Corporate immigration is not only about helping companies succeed; it’s also about the people whose lives we change for the better every day. I have always kept that in mind and it has made my work meaningful.” Jeremy Fudge serves as Managing Partner of BAL. He champions the firm’s vision and helps direct the firm’s
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L. Ruth Clark

Ruth is a Partner in the Houston office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. Ruth focuses her practice on corporate and business immigration matters related to temporary work visas, employment-based immigration, naturalization and consular processing. She represents multinational corporations in a variety of industries, including energy, technology, and engineering, advising on development of corporate immigration
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Shehryar M. Chaudhry

Shehryar is a Senior Associate in the San Francisco office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. He provides strategic counsel to clients on all aspects of corporate and business immigration, working with Fortune 500 companies as well as with small and medium-sized businesses, startups, and non-profit organizations. His practice focuses on employment-based immigration matters, including
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Peter B. Bade

Peter is a Senior Associate in the Walnut Creek office of Berry Appleman and Leiden LLP. He has experience with various corporate U.S. immigration legal matters, as well as family-based U.S. immigration legal matters. His current practice focuses on the PERM labor certification process and immigrant visa petitions. Prior to joining Berry Appleman and Leiden
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Ronald A. Oye

Ron is Senior Counsel in the Walnut Creek office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. His practice includes both nonimmigrant and immigrant business visa issues, as well as advising companies in immigration practice and policy concerns. Ron’s current practice focuses on advising and representing clients in a variety of industries, but with a primary focus on high
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Brendan Kinne

Brendan Kinne* is Director of Global Programs Implementation and Development in the Houston office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP.  He provides strategic insight to Partners and Managing Directors for new global program initiatives and enhancements for the management of firm-wide client needs.  Brendan leads and contributes to key global business development efforts with RFP
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David Berry

“I firmly believe that America has been so successful due to our diversity and the fact that we assimilate our new immigrants into the society at large. I am grateful to have had the privilege of participating in this continuous remaking of America through the ongoing flow of immigration.” David is a Founding Partner in
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Vince DiMascio

Vince DiMascio* is the Global Chief Information Officer at Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. Vince is responsible for technology strategy worldwide. As CIO, Vince leads technology innovation and product development, data analytics, front office technology, IT for business operations, digital, infrastructure and security. Prior to joining BAL, Vince spent over eleven years at PwC in
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Vernadette Antonio

“I believe in people and their potential.  I believe that diversity of thought, experience and culture enriches and strengthens our world.” Vernadette is a Partner at Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, and oversees the Global Immigration Practice for the San Francisco office. She has over eighteen years’ experience in practicing corporate immigration law, and provides
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Benjamin Wright

Benjamin Wright* is a Project Manager in the Houston office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. Ben is responsible for the overall management and coordination of large-scale business projects for BAL with a primary focus on information technology, including product development, data analytics, and enterprise security. Ben serves as a primary lead for internal, firm-wide
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