Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP (WR) is pleased to announce that three WR attorneys have been included in the 2019 “Top 25 Attorney” list in the latest edition of EB5 Investors Magazine. EB5 Investors Magazine recognizes the industry’s leading and most influential professionals in their annual Top 25 tribute.
WR Partner, Vivian Zhu is listed as a Top 25 Immigration Attorney. Ms. Zhu is the supervising attorney of the firm’s EB-5 department. Ms. Zhu specializes in EB-5 cases, including representing investors, regional centers and projects, distressed projects, complex aging-out cases, mandamus litigation, consular inadmissibility, responses to request for evidence, notice of intent to deny and notice of intent to revoke. Zhu also practices in the areas of E-2 investor visas, L-1 intracompany transferee visas and EB-1 petitions for alien workers with extraordinary ability. Zhu’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, high net worth individuals, investors, executives and highly skilled professionals. Zhu also has experience in corporate and securities law working primarily with Chinese companies.
WR Partner, Joseph Barnett is listed as a Top 5 Rising Star. Mr. Barnett specializes in EB-5. He represents immigrant investors seeking permanent residency through regional centers and direct EB-5 businesses, as well as U.S. developers and regional centers to prepare EB-5 exemplar applications. Barnett has worked in the EB-5 industry since 2011 and has successfully challenged USCIS adjudications through administrative appeals and federal writ of mandamus lawsuits. Barnett is a prominent EB-5 blogger and author of numerous articles in American Immigration Lawyers Association journals and is a member of the editorial committee of IIUSA.
WR Managing Partner, Bernard Wolfsdorf is listed as a Top Attorney in Specialized Fields. Mr. Wolfsdorf is the former president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), where he earned the Service Excellence award. He is managing partner of Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP law firm, the Chambers USA Band 1 (California) top rated legal consultancy with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Oakland, San Francisco, Santa Monica and Shanghai. Wolfsdorf has been selected as Immigration Lawyer of the Year by Who’s Who Legal and by Best Lawyers U.S. News and World Report. EB5 Investor Magazine has named him in its ranking of the top EB-5 lawyers for the fifth time. Chambers USA describes him as “(o)ne of the hardest-working immigration lawyers around.”