Principal: Jeffrey A. Margolis

Jeffrey A. Margolis, born New York City, January 24, 1946; admitted to bar, 1972, New York. Preparatory Education, the Barnard School for Boys (now, the Horace Mann-Barnard School); University of Wisconsin, Madison (B.A., cum laude 1967) and Harvard University (Special Studies, 1965); Legal education, Brooklyn Law School (J.D. 1971). Member, Brooklyn Law Review 1970-1971. Lecturer, Immigration, Practicing Law Institute; Chairman, World Trade Institute’s Immigration Seminar, 1984, Co-Chairman with A.J. Del Rey, Jr., 1988; Lecturer, Business Immigration Law Series, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (1995); Columnist, U.S. Japan Business News; Member, Editorial Board, Corporate Counsel’s Guide to Immigration Law, Member: American Bar Association, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, American Immigration Lawyers Association (1973–), American Foreign Law Association, New York Foreign Lawyers Association, National Foreign Trade Council.

For more than thirty years, Jeffrey Margolis’ practice has concentrated on representation of investors, corporations and professionals of all types with respect to Immigration and Consular Law. He has a special niche practice with respect to the following industries:

‧ Hospitality (restaurant and hotel)
‧ Architecture and Graphic Design
‧ Information Technology

In the field of Immigration and Consular Law, Mr. Margolis has guided his foreign clients through both the immigrant (Employment-based Preference categories and Family Petitions) process, assisted as to investor visa cases, and the nonimmigrant process as well (Intra-company transfers, “H” Petitions of all types Bincluding numerous positions in the Hotel Management/Food Services fields–J-1 program cases, Treaty Investors and Traders). Clients have also been successfully counseled as to appeals and motions of immigration matters at regional and national levels. Mr. Margolis has contributed articles on Immigration matters for various trade and professional publications, including the U.S.-Japan Business News and served as Chairman of World Trade Institute Seminar on transfer of multi-national personnel, as well as lecturer on advanced immigration topics at the Practicing Law Institute and the City Bar Association. He is an active advocate for pro-immigration legislative change through his work with AILA and the National Foreign Trade Council.