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Bernard Wolfsdorf

Bernard P. Wolfsdorf is a recent past President of AILA and Managing Partner of the top-rated Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP with offices in Los Angeles and New York. With 21 lawyers and 60 professionals, the firm is known worldwide for its excellence in providing value and top-quality global immigration representation. Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP has been described by Chambers USA as "a force to be reckoned with."

For the previous five years, Mr. Wolfsdorf was named the "most highly rated immigration lawyer in the world" by the peer-reviewed International Who's Who of Business Lawyers. Who’s Who Editor said, “Bernard Wolfsdorf received unrivalled levels of praise from sources both in private practice and in-house across the globe, and we are delighted to declare him the leading lawyer in the world for Corporate Immigration work once again.” Mr. Wolfsdorf achieved the most votes from his peers worldwide. Mr. Wolfsdorf has been named "Lawyer of the Year", for the past four years consecutively by Who's Who legal. He has been recognized as "an undoubted leader" and as "one of the prestigious names in the field" who "knows his stuff back to front." Chambers Global World's Leading Lawyers for Business guide noted his "outstanding consular law practice" and called him a "cutting-edge thinker."

Mr. Wolfsdorf has had a major impact on the practice of immigration law and a long history of commitment to AILA. Mr. Wolfsdorf is the recipient of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Service Excellence Award for outstanding volunteer services advancing the mission of AILA for its members and the public. He has put in thousands of volunteer hours for the association and its members.

Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers describes him as "[o]ne of the hardest-working immigration lawyers around." "He continues to lead from the front with astute strategic and tactical decisions." The Martindale-Hubbell ratings have consistently given Mr. Wolfsdorf an "AV" rating, the highest possible in ethics and competence. Best Lawyers in America has selected Mr. Wolfsdorf as its “Lawyer of the Year for Los Angeles.” He is listed in Martindale Hubbell's Pre-eminent Specialist Directory and in Southern California Super Lawyers. Chambers USA gave him a “star” rating. Only three other attorneys in California were accorded this honor. Chambers Global World's Leading Lawyers for Business also rated him in its top tier.

Mr. Wolfsdorf has been recognized as one of the nation's Top 10 Immigration Lawyers by Human Resource Executive magazine. He has been a California State Bar-Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law for over 20 years. Email: