Bernard Wolfsdorf, one of the foremost immigration lawyers in the US market, is once again a Global Elite Thought Leader in our research. He is widely respected for his outstanding work advising companies on complex global relocation and immigration matters.
Bernard P Wolfsdorf is the past national president of the 15,000-member American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and is managing partner of the top-rated Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP immigration law firm with offices in Los Angeles, New York City, Oakland, San Francisco and Shanghai. Mr Wolfsdorf specialises in business and investment visas and also handles the full range of global immigration matters.
Who’s Who Legal has selected Mr Wolfsdorf as its Corporate Immigration Lawyer of the Year for seven years (2010–). Martindale-Hubbell had consistently rated him “AV Preeminent” (the highest possible) in ethics and competence. He has been chosen by US News & World Report – Best Lawyer as the 2018 Immigration Lawyer of the Year for Los Angeles. Chambers USA gave him a California “Tier 1” rating. EB5 Investors magazine has rated Mr Wolfsdorf in its Top 25 Immigration Lawyers list for the past four years.
Mr Wolfsdorf has been certified by the California State Bar as an immigration and nationality law specialist for over 25 years.
Mr Wolfsdorf is a long-standing member of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL) and ABIL Global, both of which include the managing partners of the top immigration firms worldwide. He has authored numerous publications on immigration law and frequently lectures on visa matters. He is renowned for his broad knowledge of immigration law and his ability to successfully navigate complex immigration matters. Over the years, Mr Wolfsdorf has had a major impact on the practice of immigration law. In recognition, the American Immigration Lawyers Association honoured him with one of its highest honours, the Service Excellence Award for his distinguished work.