NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 20, 2012) - JSBarkats, PLLC (www.JSBarkats.com) announces today that Tejal N. Shah, Esq., has been named a Partner, Chairing its Immigration group in the New York office.
Ms. Shah brings her esteemed knowledge of immigration law to the firm after practicing in prominent immigration law firms and establishing her own practice. She specializes in representing foreign companies expanding their existing enterprises as well as investing in new start-ups in the U.S. through various business and investor visas (i.e., B-1, E-1, E-2, EB-5 and L). Her proficiency in business immigration includes advising and counseling on the best business visa particular to each client's long ranging goals and objectives. She brings value through her understanding of the corporate structures underlying a successful and seamless transition of a business beyond its borders. Her experience in starting and expanding immigrant's companies complements JSBarkats' corporate tax and securities departments. She is also well-versed in the complete array of business immigration matters including visa issuance, counseling on entry and departure procedures, and business traveler services.
Ms. Shah also has expertise in a wide range of immigration legal matters including representing professionals, artists, researchers, cultural exchange participants, information technology specialists, religious workers, investors, scientists, nurses, agricultural workers and others in the attainment of various temporary work visas as well as permanent immigrant visas in the numerous employment based categories. Ms. Shah is equally adept at representing individuals in deportation proceedings before the Executive Office for Immigration Review as she is in obtaining permanent residency for family members of U.S. citizens and permanent residents, as well as asylees and refugees and gaining approval of immigrant and non-immigrant waivers for individuals seeking to enter the U.S. temporarily or permanently after alleged immigration law violations.
"The firm is proud to be able to offer the highest level of Immigration legal services available in the New York market through the lead of such a well-seasoned attorney in the field, it allows us to complement our firm with our other groups such as the corporate, real estate and tax departments," Mr. Barkats the Managing Partner of the firm said.
About JSBarkats, PLLC:
JSBarkats PLLC is a full service law firm with offices located in New York City, Boca Raton, Florida and Montgomery, Alabama, with multiple affiliated offices worldwide. The firm provides experienced, efficient, and cost-effective legal services to institutional and well as small and mid-sized corporate clients and individuals. In addition to its corporate and securities department, JSBarkats, provides legal services in the following areas: bankruptcy, immigration, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, tax and trust and estates and specialize in life sciences and alternative energies.
Ms. Shah can be reached at JSBarkats' New York Office, located at 18 East 41st Street, 19th Fl., New York, NY 10017 and can be contacted by telephone at 646-502-7001, or email at tshah@JSBarkats.com. www.JSBarkats.com