Immigration Attorney

Immigration Counsel to Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs LLP

Andrew R. Lerner

Andrew R. Lerner is Counsel to Wormser,Kiely, Galef & Jacobs, LLP in New York City. He has practiced
immigration law for over 20 years, focusing on immigration-related business, entertainment and family-based legal matters. A substantial amount of his time is dedicated to analysis, strategic planning and development of immigration-oriented solutions for the firm’s corporate, entrepreneurial and investor clients. He is a graduate of Occidental College and Fordham Law School. Mr. Lerner, a featured seminar and conference speaker on a wide array of immigration issues, has been selected annually for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America since 2003, The International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers since 2010, and since 2007, has been selected annually as a New York Super Lawyer*. He is a former Chair of the New York Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and has also served as a member of AILA National’s USCIS Vermont Service Center Liaison Committee, Co-Chair of NY AILA’s District Director Liaison Committee, Chair of NY AILA’s Corporate Practice Committee, member of NY AILA’s USCIS Liaison Committee, Co-Chair of NY AILA’s 8th Annual Immigration Law Symposium, and Co-Chair of NY AILA’s Department of Labor Liaison Committee. Mr. Lerner most recently served on AILA National’s EB-5 Liaison Committee (2012/2013) and was just re-appointed to serve on the EB-5 Liaison Committee for 2013/2014. 

* Only five percent of attorneys in the New York area are accorded this honor each year by New York Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters publication. See Super Lawyers website for additional detail on their attorney selection criteria.



Andrew R. Lerner

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