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The Law Offices of Barry Silberzweig, P.C. specializes in immigration law, providing guidance and legal services to corporate and individual clients on Immigration and Nationality Law. The firm also maintains an active practice in the area of Real Estate Law. For twenty years, we have provided attentive individualized services in all areas of immigration law, as well as matters that typically arise in conjunction with the immigration process, including the drafting and interpretation of contracts and the formation of corporations. Our attorneys are admitted to practice in the federal and state courts and are supported by an efficient staff of paralegals, legal assistants, and investigative professionals.
Our immigration practice is widely respected and has resulted in the successful conclusion of countless applications for temporary visas, asylum, permanent immigration, and citizenship. Our firm handles all types of immigration cases, including extensions of tourist visas (B-1 or B-2), temporary work visas (H- 1B), business transferees (L-1), visas for exchange visitors for education or employment (J-1), student visas (F-1), investment visas (E-2), green card applications/labor certifications, deportation, political asylum, and citizenship. We have had considerable experience and have maintained a very favorable track record in gaining approvals for temporary work visas and business transferees. In a standard month, we successfully complete more than 100 applications for temporary work visas (H-1B), business transferees (L-1), J- 1 visitors, labor certifications, family-based green card cases, and citizenship applications. Our lawyers have devised strategies for the entry of specialized categories of scientists, entertainers, health care professionals, leading educators, and prominent businessmen.
The Law Offices of Barry Silberzweig, P.C. is recommended by the consulates of several foreign governments. Our client base includes a wide variety of companies in fields including accounting, banking, computers, consulting, education, engineering, health care, medical research, semiconductors, telecommunications, and international trade. We represent numerous schools, hospitals, consulting firms, research institutions, and non-profit organizations. Our firm is proficient in the terminology and procedures required to gain the expedited approval of H-1B and Green Card cases. The firm endeavors to make the immigration process quicker and easier for corporate and individual clients. We have developed a rapid turnaround rate on H-1B and L-1 cases of 1- 2 working days.
The firm has substantial expertise handling Green Card cases. We have a record of proven success in obtaining Green Cards for clients based on marriage, family relationships, and employment. Our experience includes applications for workers in fields including computer science, education, health care, engineering, international trade, transportation, semiconductor lasers, accounting, finance, construction, real estate, design, medical research, apparel, and retail sales. Our firm has substantial experience handling complex Green Card cases involving extraordinary ability aliens, outstanding researchers, and national interest waivers.
In the area of Real Estate Law, our attorneys advise clients with respect to the purchase and leasing of commercial, industrial, and residential properties. The firm provides quick and reliable assistance in connection with the preparation of contracts and closing documents, the conducting of lien and tax searches, and the transfer of deeds. To expedite real estate closings, we can prepare contracts within one day and schedule closings within less than three hours advance notice. Closings are handled professionally and at extremely reasonable rates. Closing-related counseling is provided as a free service in connection with the purchase or sale of residential homes, cooperatives, condominiums, commercial properties, and businesses.
Barry Silberzweig is the founding partner of The Law Offices of Barry Silberzweig, P.C. Over the past twenty years, Mr. Silberzweig has represented private and public companies in legal matters relating to Immigration Law, Real Estate Law, and Corporate Law. The firm has obtained the approval of countless temporary visas, Green Cards, and other immigration benefits for professional workers and other applicants. Additionally, Mr. Silberzweig has represented middle market companies in the purchase and leasing of commercial, industrial, and residential properties, prepared contracts and leases, advised new companies on the creation of corporate entities, and drafted and negotiated contracts. Mr. Silberzweig has a JD Degree from Brooklyn Law School and an MBA Degree from the Columbia Business School. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the State of New York and in the federal jurisdiction in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.