Virginia, US

Dan actively partners with clients to set up immigration best practices and strategies, and serves as a trusted counselor to clients on day-to-day immigration issues as they arise. He draws on his substantial knowledge of complex immigration legal issues and his previous experience as an immigration advisor and service provider inside a multinational corporation to provide clients with the highest level of responsive, efficient, and accurate service. Dan conducts compliance policy reviews and audits, and manages immigration processes for high-volume clients.

Dan provides pro bono counsel to a critically acclaimed and internationally-renowned classical music ensemble in connection with obtaining O-1 Extraordinary Ability visas for guest musicians and artists. Dan has also represented clients on a pro bono basis before the Massachusetts Board of Special Education Appeals, obtaining appropriate educational placements in private schools for children not making effective progress in the public school system.


Suffolk University Law School | J.D., 2000, cum laude
Bates College | B.A., 1988


Suffolk University Law School Jurisprudence Award in Administrative Law

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Massachusetts

Court Admissions: U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, New England Chapter and New York Chapter

Member, Boston Bar Association

Member, American Bar Association

Board Member, Plugged In Teen Band Program

Publications and Lectures

Discussion Leader, “L-1B Strategies: RFEs and Tricky Issues at Consular Posts.” AILA, Web Seminar, August 23, 2016.

Speaker, “U.S. Immigration Essentials for HR."  Lecture, SHRM Training Program, Boston, MA, May 24-25, 2016.

Panelist, “RFEs Inside and Out.” Panel discussion, AILA New England Immigration Law Conference, Boston, MA, March 4, 2016.

Co-Author, "High-Volume Corporate Immigration Strategies: Striking a delicate balance between efficiency, scalability and risk management." The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, June 2015: 24. Print and Web. 

Faculty Presenter, "Advanced Adjustment of Status versus Consular Processing."  AILA, Audio Seminar, May 28, 2015.

Faculty Presenter, “Developing a Custom Business Immigration Policy.”, webinar, May 21, 2015.

Co-Author, "A New Age for Employment Authorization Documents." Law360, May 1, 2015: n.pag. Web. 

Panelist, "Immigration Update from the U.S. and Abroad." Panel Presentation, Forum for Expatriate Management Boston Chapter Event, Boston, MA, February 15, 2013.

Speaker on U.S. immigration issues involving accountants at a Tax Roundtable CLE meeting for CPAs, Waltham, MA, April 2012.

Speaker, “Immigration Update.” Lecture, Breakfast Briefing of the American Council on International Personnel, Boston, MA, Spring 2011.

Interviewee, Portland, Maine CBS (WGME) and NBC (WCSH) affiliates, July 8, 2010 regarding the shutting of a local restaurant due to the loss of the owners’ E-2 work authorization.

Contributor, "Maine Business Is Shut Without a Renewed Visa." The New York Times, May 30, 2010, A13. Print.

Author, “Tips for Surviving Long-Pending Adjustment of Status Applications.” Boston South Asian Times, February 2010, 16. Print.

Panelist, “High Tech and Health Care: A Look at Current Legal Issues in Technology that Affect Your Client’s Business.” Panel discussion, Maine Bar Association Annual Meeting, Portland, Maine June 2009.

Author, "Enforcement Activity, Shifting Standards in Nonimmigrant and Immigrant Petition Adjudications, and the Changing Field of Employment-Based Immigration." In Immigration Strategies for Companies: Leading Lawyers on Hiring International Workers, Complying with Regulations, and Understanding Recent Trends and Developments (Inside the Minds), edited by Aspatore Books Staff, 121-132, United States: Thompson-Reuters, 2008. Print.

Author, “Cos. Must Carefully Weigh Signing On To E-Verify.” Law360, September 05, 2008. Web.