Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP

FIRM OVERVIEW

Founded in 1980, Berry Appleman & Leiden is a world leader and innovator dedicated solely to global immigration legal services. With nine offices in the USA and an alliance with Deloitte UK that provides non-US immigration services in over 130 countries, BAL represents the world’s largest corporations as well as emerging start-ups. BAL employs more than 125 attorneys and 800 professionals firm-wide.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE:

Worldwide immigration

BAL focuses exclusively on corporate immigration law and provides the full scope of global immigration services including work permits, residence permits, and consular and document services in nearly every country. BAL offers consultative and strategic advice in best practices for immigration programmes. With a single cost centre for worldwide operations, BAL offers centralised management with regional administration and local delivery.

Government relations

BAL is the industry leader in helping clients around the world understand, navigate and shape immigration law and policy. BAL’s government affairs team is managed by a partner who served as counsel to the US Senate’s immigration subcommittee and as chief counsel of US Citizenship and Immigration Services. The team’s senior counsel was the recent chief of the legal advisory opinion section in the US Department of State.

Global compliance

BAL helps corporations to comply with the laws of all countries and manage a dispersed workforce. BAL offers comprehensive I-9 and E-Verify services in the US to promote compliance with legal requirements for verifying the employment eligibility.

Consultative services

BAL assists clients in developing the right immigration programmes and the right policies that underpin them. Through dedicated consultants and cross-functional project management, BAL helps manage the shifts and complexities of global immigration due to changes in immigration law, M&As, restructuring or layoffs.

Advanced technology

BAL provides clients proprietary state-of-the-art technology to process, track and manage global programmes. An integrated system that presents all worldwide cases within one database – Cobalt – enables the best opportunities for configurable case control and management. Cobalt features the industry’s first mobile immigration application, enabling anytime, anywhere case management across Android and iOS devices.

Knowledge management

BAL’s industry-leading knowledge management department tracks thousands of regulatory changes annually and continuously embeds immigration intelligence into BAL’s proprietary database, information libraries and client deliverables. BAL keeps clients informed up to the minute on changes, and enables them to understand how developments are going to affect their employees on the ground and their essential decisions on business planning and programme strategy.

 

U.S. OFFICES:

Austin, TX

Tel +1 512 334 6810

rcaballero@balglobal.com

 

Boston, MA           

Tel +1 617 297-9505

erios@balglobal.com

 

Dallas, TX

Tel +1 972 729 6250

jfudge@balglobal.com

 

Houston, TX

Tel +713 386-6400 

rcaballero@balglobal.com

 

McLean, VA

Tel +703 226-2800

lcooney@balglobal.com

 

New York, NY

Tel +1 646 981 2100

rgroban@balglobal.com

 

San Francisco, CA 

Tel +1 415 398-1800

fgarcia@balglobal.com

 

Walnut Creek, CA

Tel +1 925 378 6200

swherer@balglobal.com

 

Washington, DC

Tel +1 202 842 5831

lmelmed@balglobal.com

 

For a complete list of our offices, visit www.balglobal.com

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Dallas, USA

3232 McKinney Avenue

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7901 Jones Branch Dr., Ste. 320

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555 Mission Street

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