Cora-Ann V Pestaina

Cora-Ann V Pestaina
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Who's Who Legal Corporate Immigration: Lawyers

Cora-Ann V Pestaina is a partner at Cyrus D Mehta & Partners PLLC where she practises primarily in the area of business immigration law. She represents large global corporate clients, emerging growth companies and individuals in a wide range of industries including information technology, finance, healthcare, pharmaceutical, management consulting and design. Ms Pestaina has extensive experience in PERM labour certifications, and she regularly counsels clients regarding temporary employment-based non-immigrant visas and permanent residence sponsorship for their foreign national employees. She represents artists and investors including EB-5 investors. Ms Pestaina also represents individuals in family-based applications and naturalisation.

Ms Pestaina received her JD from Benjamin N Cardozo School of Law/Yeshiva University where she served as an editor for the Cardozo Women’s Law Journal. She earned her BA in political science from Marymount Manhattan College.

Ms Pestaina is admitted to practise in New York and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) where she is currently serving a fifth term as co-chair of the New York chapter’s department of labour committee. She also previously served two terms as co-chair of the corporate practice committee. Ms Pestaina is the author of several articles on various business immigration topics that have appeared in professional publications such as Bender’s Immigration Bulletin and on the firm’s website and blog. She is a featured speaker on various business immigration panels including at AILA meetings and conferences.

WWL says: Cora-Ann Pestaina continues to win recognition for her expansive knowledge of US immigration law, including permanent visas and employment-based immigration applications.

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