Ivan J. Gilbert


    Senior Counsel and Head of the Immigration Practice Group

    Bar Admission:

    California, 2007
    U.S. District Court, Central District, CA, 2007


    J.D., Concord Law School, 2007
    B.A., The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1986

    Areas of Practice:

    Immigration Law (Business, Consular Processing, General, Investor, Citizenship)

    Association / Affiliations:

    Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
    Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, NY Chapter
    Member, Romanian American Chamber of Commerce

    Mr. Gilbert provides provide strategic direction and comprehensive legal guidance to HR managers, in-house counsel, and foreign national employees regarding trader/investor (E-1/ E-2), professional (H-1B, EB-2 [incl. NIW], EB3-2), skilled labor (EB3-1), intracompany transferee (L-1A/L-1B, L-1 Blanket), multinational executives/managers (EB1-3), NAFTA (TN), exchange aliens (J-1), extraordinary ability (O-1/EB1-1), outstanding researchers (EB1-2) and labor certification (PERM). Additionally, he supports U.S. employers in immigration program management, worksite enforcement and employer compliance. Mr. Gilbert’s clients include mid/large high-tech companies, staffing firms, multinational corporations, research organizations, financial institutions, performing arts establishments, and individuals. Industries that he serves include IT, professional/executive recruiting, banking, media, health care/pharmaceutical, fashion, arts/entertainment, engineering, logistics, telecommunications, education, airline, hospitality, energy, and automotive.

    During his career, Mr. Gilbert has conducted seminars throughout the world on U.S. immigration topics. He frequently serves as a guest judge at New York University’s Annual National Immigration Moot Court competition and as a guest speaker on immigration topics at law schools and businesses throughout the United States.