Jay is the Managing Immigration Attorney at SAC Attorneys LLP, focusing on Employment Based, Investment, and Family Immigration. Jay has successfully represented several individual & corporate clients from diverse industries including Hi-Tech/Information Technology, Peripatetic Workers, Pharmacy, Accounting, Placement Firms, Consulting Companies, Turnkey Projects, Healthcare Professionals, Education Institutions, Chartered Schools, Correctional Facilities, Fashion, Design, Restaurant, Finance, etc.

Jay received his Masters of Law (LL.M.) from Saint Louis University School of Law, Missouri in May 2008 and was admitted to practice in New York in 2010. Over the last several years Jay handled some of the most difficult immigration cases and assisted clients facing issues of unlawful presence, out of status, inadmissibility, 3/10 year bar, criminal convictions, etc. Jay has assisted start-ups and small sized companies obtain some of the challenging H-1B and L-1 cases, for the positions like Market Research Analyst, Business Development Specialist, Sales Managers, Accounts Managers, HR Managers, Public Relations Specialist, Publishers, Technical Writers, Marketing Managers, Sales Engineer, Management Information System Analysts; and L-1 classifications for Restaurant Managers, Finance Managers, Functional Managers, etc.

Jay’s experience includes all kinds of immigration matters, including but not limited to, H-1, L-1, E, R, O, B, F, J, P, K, I-140, I-485, Consular Processing, Employment Based Green Cards, Family Based and Investment Based (EB-5) Immigration, Audits, Appeals, Site Visits, I-9 Compliance, etc. His experience includes

His experience includes

  • Handling some of the most difficult Employment Based Immigration Cases
  • Handling Complex Family Based Immigration Cases
  • Handling RFEs, Motions, Appeals and Notice of Intent to Deny/Revoke
  • Reversing the Denials, Reinstatements, Out of Status, and Unlawful Presence Issues
  • Hardship and Inadmissibility Waivers | 3/10 Bar
  • H-1B & L-1 for Challenging Positions

Prior to joining the firm in San Francisco Bay Area, California, Jay was a Senior Counsel in Manhattan, New York, where he assisted several high end fashion models working on prestigious assignments for recognized brands like Dior, Prada, Gucci, Armani, Louis Vuitton, Lanvin, Marc Jacobs, Elite, GQ, and many more. Jay assisted award winning jewelry designers, performers, CG/graphic artists and architects in obtaining O-1 and EB-1 classifications. Prior to that, Jay worked for leading Bay Area (California) and Arlington (Washington, D.C.) based law firms and has over the years developed a strong expertise in successfully handling extremely difficult cases, conducting compliance consultations, defending government audits and related litigation.

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