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Lynne R. Newkofsky

Lynne R. Newkofsky is the principal of the Law Offices of Lynne R. Newkofsky, which deals exclusively with immigration and nationality law. Ms. Newkofsky has substantial expertise in handling both nonimmigrant and immigrant visa matters for both corporations and individuals. She handles visa classifications such as H-1B (specialty occupation), L-1 (intracompany transferee), E-1 (treaty trader), E-2 (treaty investor), TN (Canadian/Mexican professional), and O-1 (extraordinary ability), as well as permanent residence and citizenship applications. Ms. Newkofsky represents a variety of corporate clients spanning various industries in North America, the Far East and Europe. Ms. Newkofsky is fluent in Spanish, proficient in Portuguese and studied Japanese at the Japan Society.

Prior to commencing her private practice, Ms. Newkofsky was at Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts (now Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP) where she developed their business immigration practice and serviced the immigration needs of their foreign associates and corporate clients.

Ms. Newkofsky has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association for the past 15 years and is also a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. She is admitted to practice in New York State and to the Supreme Court of the United States. She has had various speaking engagements including those with the Center for International Legal Studies, chambers of commerce, financial institutions and academia. Ms. Newkofsky is "of counsel" to Solomon Blum Heymann LLP, a commercial law firm with offices in New York City and St. Thomas,Virgin Islands. Solomon Blum Heymann LLP counsels and assists businesses in domestic and international financial and legal transactions and disputes. Their practice includes transactional and tax advice, entity formation, contracts, mergers, real estate, intellectual property and commercial litigation.

Lynne Newkofsky