Mr. Del Rey was one of our original partners, having joined the firm in 1970 and serving as a principal or partner until 2003 when his status was changed to Senior Counsel. He helped to lead the firm during a period of considerable growth. His activities in the field of immigration and nationality law included publishing numerous articles in law reviews, law journals and other publications related to the field. He has co-authored definitive texts and handbooks used by lawyers and human resource professionals to provide guidance in matters related to immigration and nationality issues.

Mr. Del Rey presented papers to academic groups and made presentations to bar associations, international trade associations, and immigration interest organizations. He was a frequent speaker and conference organizer for the Council for Global Immigration, the Federal Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association and many other groups. Mr. Del Rey served as Chairman of the Immigration and Nationality Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and in that capacity he testified before congressional, and administrative committees regarding proposed changes in US immigration laws and regulations.

In 2013, AJ Del Rey was honored by his law school, St. John's University School of Law, as a distinguished alumni in the field of International Law. Mr. Del Rey was recognized because of his considerable contribution in the development of the field of Immigration Law.


St. John's University, School of Law | J.D., 1970
Villanova University | B.S.E., 1967

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: New York, District of Columbia

Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, NJ, Adjunct Professor from 1977 to 2003.

Faculty at New York University Law School, Brooklyn Law School, St. John’s University School of Law, Seton Hall Law School.

Mr. Del Rey was a frequent lecturer of law at these schools during his many years of teaching and active practice.