SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bernard P. Wolfsdorf, Founding Partner of Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP, has been named Corporate Immigration Lawyer of the Year for 2014 by Who's Who Legal for the fifth consecutive year!
Having received this distinction in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013, EB-5 attorney Mr. Wolfsdorf again secured the top spot after earning the most votes from more than 500 top-rated immigration lawyers around the world. "I am most grateful to my colleagues and Who's Who Legal for their detailed research," says Mr. Wolfsdorf, who was reached in Shanghai where he is speaking at The Invest in America Summit and Exhibition. "I am greatly honored to accept this award and recognition from my colleagues. The firm specializes in investor cases under the EB-5 investor program. Bernard Wolfsdorf was recently quoted in a CNNMoney article entitled "Rich Chinese overwhelm U.S. visa program," which outlines the surge of interest among the Chinese in the U.S. EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. According to the article, Chinese nationals account for more than 80% of EB-5 visas issued by the United States. "The program has literally taken off to the point [that] in China, the minute anybody hears I'm an immigration lawyer, the first thing they say is, 'Can we get an EB-5 visa?' "said Bernard Wolfsdorf, founder of the Wolfsdorf Immigration Law Group. "There is a panic being created in China about the demand [getting] so big that there is going to be a visa waiting line," he said.
Mr. Wolfsdorf is past President of the 14,000 member American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Mr. Wolfsdorf and his team of 20 lawyers assist investors, innovators and persons seeking global mobility.
With offices in Los Angeles and New York City, Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP provides a full range of global immigration services to its diverse client base, ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to investors and leading institutions in health care, entertainment, and academia. Who's Who Legal lists are based on the findings of an independent six-month research process that encompasses feedback from private practitioners, clients, and other experts in the sector. The awards are based on feedback received in the research process, past performance in research, and the overall aggregate number of weighted votes cast in their favor. To learn more visit www.wolfsdorf.com.
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