Virginia, US

Christopher is an Associate in Fragomen’s New York office where he assists clients with employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant matters. Christopher practices in the fields of investor (EB-5) and corporate immigration law, representing large financial institutions, technology firms, hedge funds, fashion designers and high-net-worth individuals. He advises clients on obtaining temporary work visas and permanent residence through the labor certification process, extraordinary ability classification and qualifying investments in U.S. businesses. Christopher also is involved in assisting permanent residents through the naturalization process.

Prior to attending law school, Christopher served as a program analyst with the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. 

Education


Fordham University School of Law | J.D., 2014
The George Washington University | B.A., 2011

Awards

Dean’s List, Fordham University School of Law, 2013-2014

Dean’s Honor List, The George Washington University, 2009

University and Alumni Award, The George Washington University, 2007

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: New York

Member, Fordham International Law Journal

Member, New York State Bar Association

Successfully obtained expedited processing of pending O-1 nonimmigrant visa petition based on severe financial loss to a U.S. company 

Secured blanket L-1 petitions for an international financial services company and a technology company

Advised a large-scale fragrance manufacturer on immigration compliance matters relating to the acquisition of a start-up company

Represented holding companies in the transition of foreign national employees between corporate entities

Publications and Lectures

Author, “Businesses Stand to Gain from Immigration Reform.” The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Vol. 21, No. 3 (March 2013): 37. Print.