Los Angeles Immigration Law Office
1416 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
- USC School of Law
- Beijing Foreign Studies University, Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts
Vivian Zhu is a partner at Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP. She leads WR’s Global Immigration Department and advises corporate clients in technology, entertainment, media and retail on global mobility and expansion strategies. Ms. Zhu’s clients include Fortune 500 and medium size corporations, as well as entrepreneurs, investors, and individuals.
Ms. Zhu also specializes in U.S. employment and business immigration cases, including immigrant and non-immigrant visa applications for foreign entrepreneurs and investors, management personnel of international companies, and individuals. She also handles complex immigration cases such as protecting age-out derivative children under CSPA, mandamus litigation, inadmissibility, etc.
She supervises large teams including attorneys, paralegals, and administrative staff vigilantly ensuring expeditious resolution of issues and resolves complex immigration cases. Ms. Zhu also has several years’ experience in corporate and securities laws representing companies in reverse mergers, PIPEs, initial public offerings, follow-on public offerings, and Exchange Act filings.
Ms. Zhu received her Master of Laws from USC School of Law where she worked as a research assistant in U.S.-China International Transactions. She received her Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Beijing Foreign Studies University.
Ms. Zhu is licensed in the state of New York and practices exclusively in immigration law. She is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.
Awards & Recognition
– Who’s Who Legal Future Leader, Corporate Immigration (2019)
– Emerging Champion, IIUSA (2019)
– Top 25 EB-5 Immigration Attorneys (2019 & 2017), EB-5 Investors Magazine
Articles, Publications, & Speaking Engagements
– “Sailing through a Storm: Developing a Global Mobility & Immigration Playbook,” Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Global Mobility & Immigration Symposium, November 2020
– 4th Edition, Immigration Options for Investors & Entrepreneurs, AILA –“The L-1 Visa for a New U.S. Office, and Green Cards for Multinational Executives and Managers after “Buy American, Hire American”
– AILA EB-5 Investors Summit, Las Vegas 2017 – Panelist, “Advanced Source of Funds and Path of Funds Issues”
– ILW EB-5 Summit, New Orleans 2017 – Panelist “Source of Funds and Consular Processing; Two Pressure Points in the EB-5 Process”
– Invest in America Summit, Guangzhou 2017 – “Strategic Planning in An Era of Increasing Backlogs”
– American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
– New York Bar