Berry Appleman & Leiden Promotes L. Ruth Clark to Partner

We are pleased to announce that L. Ruth Clark has been named a partner at Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. Ms. Clark joined BAL in 2010 and practices from the Houston office, where she concentrates on all U.S. employment-based corporate immigration matters, with a specialization in I-9 and compliance legal services.  She currently oversees some
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Berry Appleman & Leiden Promotes Stephanie Wolf to Partner

We are pleased to announce that Stephanie Wolf has been named a partner at Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP.  Ms. Wolf joined BAL in 2007 and concentrates on U.S. business immigration matters.  She counsels clients with respect to key changes in immigration law and she has helped clients re-strategize their immigration programs as government scrutiny
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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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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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Berry Appleman & Leiden announce CIO Vince Dimascio has won the 2017 Bay Area CIO of the Year Award

SAN FRANCISCO — Berry Appleman & Leiden, one of the country’s largest corporate immigration law firms, today announced that its Chief Information Officer, Vince DiMascio, has been selected as the 2017 Bay Area CIO of the Year for a private company.  The prestigious award is presented annually by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and the San
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Senior Government Attorney Kelli Duehning Joins BAL

Berry Appleman & Leiden (BAL) is pleased to announce that Kelli Duehning, a senior ranking lawyer at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), has joined the firm. She will practice in the firm’s compliance and government strategies group and will be based in California. Ms. Duehning most recently managed the Western Law Division of USCIS, where
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Berry Appleman & Leiden Announces Opening of Dubai Office

Middle East Expert Hadi Allawi Leads Team of Immigration Professionals March 14, 2017 – Berry Appleman & Leiden (BAL) announced today it has officially opened its new regional head office in Dubai. BAL previously announced that Hadi Allawi had been hired as Managing Director, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) from the firm’s London office.
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BAL Partner Lynden Melmed testifies before Maryland Legislature on H-1B program

BAL Partner Lynden Melmed testified Monday before the Maryland House of Representatives in support of high-skilled immigration. The Economic Matters Committee held a hearing in connection with legislation that would impose reporting obligations on Maryland companies that hire H-1B and L-1 workers in the state. Howard University Professor Ron Hira, a staunch opponent of H-1B
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Founding Partner, David Berry, named Best Lawyers® 2017 Immigration “Lawyer of the Year” in San Francisco

Founding Partner David Berry was named the Best Lawyers® 2017 Immigration “Lawyer of the Year” in San Francisco. Mr. Berry’s nomination follows BAL’s recent ranking by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers as a “Best Law Firm.”  BAL is also ranked as a “Best Law Firm” in the metropolitan areas of Houston and
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