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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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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Edward Rios

Edward is a Partner and manages the Boston office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. His practice focuses on immigration strategies for multinational companies and investors, as well as healthcare provider networks, research facilities, academic institutions, and cross-border manufacturing operations seeking to transfer key personnel to the U.S. With his experience, knowledge and approachability, Edward
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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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Carla Tarazi

“Immigration is a personal and emotional experience, which affects all individuals and businesses. Beyond delivering the highest level of expertise, we serve our clients with empathy. We all derive empathy from our personal experiences. Having lived in the Middle East, Europe and the United States, I have gone through several immigration journeys.  We walk 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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Petra Tang

“Born in the States, growing up in Asia and travelling extensively to visit family in Europe and Australia, I am part of the “global village” with a unique international perspective.  It gives me immense joy and fulfillment to merge that perspective with BAL’s values and commitment to unparalleled service to help our clients travel the
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Lynden Melmed

“Our family immigrated to the U.S. when I was a young child, and I grew up watching my parents welcome and help other immigrants settle into the community.  I feel privileged to continue that tradition by advising individuals, companies and policy-makers on such an important topic.” Lynden Melmed is a partner with Berry Appleman &
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Kortney Gibson

“The best part about working in immigration is that you aren’t dealing with a faceless corporation, but instead positively impacting the lives of real people.” Kortney is a Partner in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, serving corporate and individual clients in an array of business and family immigration matters. Additionally, Kortney
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