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Washington, DC’s Best Lawyers: Immigration

Employers with immigration questions and those facing deportation or in need of residency rely on these attorneys.
Photograph by Jeff Elkins.
Photograph by Jeff Elkins.
Denise C. HammondNamed as the 2014 Immigration Lawyer of the Year in Washington D.C. by Best Lawyers in America® and a Top 10 Immigration Attorney by Legal Times of Washington. Denise C. Hammond is the principal of Hammond Young Immigration Law, LLC in Rockville, Maryland. Read more. Rockville 301-917-6900 hyimmigration.com

Becki YoungBecki Young, co-founder of Hammond Young Immigration Law and head of the firm’s Hospitality Practice, is a seasoned business immigration attorney with 20 years of experience. She has represented more than 100 of the world’s most prominent hotels and restaurants, and facilitated the sponsorship of foreign professionals. Read more. Silver Spring 301-917-6900 www.hyimmigration.com

David GarfieldDavid Garfield, a partner at the Garfield Law Group LLP, has been practicing immigration law since 1985. The firm’s accomplishments are the product of a long-standing working relationship between David Garfield, his partner Paulos Weldesellasie, and senior attorney Catherine Reynolds. Read more. Washington, DC 202-328-0605 garfieldlaw.com

Jim Alexander
Jim AlexanderJames Alexander is a Managing Shareholder at Maggio + Kattar. Jim is committed to upholding the firm’s international reputation for creative thinking and legal excellence across a wide variety of disciplines within the practice of immigration law. Read more. Washington, DC 202-483-0053 www.maggio-kattar.com

John Nahajzer
John NahajzerAs a Managing Shareholder at Maggio + Kattar, John is committed to upholding the firm’s international reputation for innovative solutions and legal excellence across a wide variety of disciplines within the practice of immigration law. Read more. Washington, DC 202-483-0053 www.maggio-kattar.com

Jan Pederson
Jan PedersonRecognized by The Washington Post as one of “seven leading lawyers” in Washington, D.C., Ms. Pederson has been dedicated to the practice of immigration and nationality law for over twenty years. Read more. Washington, DC 202-483-0053 www.maggio-kattar.com

Elizabeth Quinn
Elizabeth QuinnElizabeth Quinn is a recognized authority on business immigration matters and the unique problems of J-1 exchange visitors. Among her clients are hospitality and biotechnology companies, artists and musicians, and those working in the human rights field. Read more. Washington, DC 202-483-0053 www.maggio-kattar.com

Peter Asaad. Immigration Solutions Group

Ian Band. Hunton & Williams
Ava Benach. Benach Ragland
Eric Bord. Morgan Lewis
Bo Cooper. Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen and Loewy
Aleksandar Dukic. Hogan Lovells
Jason A. Dzubow. Dzubow & Pilcher, PLLC
Thomas Elliot. Lichtman & Elliot
Andrew Greenfield. Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
Tamara Jezic. Yacub Law Office, Woodbridge
Malea Kiblan. McLean
Nancy Lawrence. Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, Reston
Mark Mancini. Wasserman, Mancini & Chang
Jay Marks. Silver Spring
Eleanor Pelta. Morgan Lewis
José Pertierra
Beth Peters. Hogan Lovells
Thomas Ragland. Benach Ragland
Laura Foote Reiff. Greenberg Traurig, DC and McLean
Denyse Sabagh. Duane Morris
Martha Schoonover. Greenberg Traurig, McLean
Elizabeth Stern. Baker & McKenzie
Paul Virtue. Baker & McKenzie
Parastoo Zahedi. Vienna

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