Emily Singer Hurvitz
Emily Singer Hurvitz
Emily Singer Hurvitz

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Biography

Emily joined David Hirson & Partners, LLP in 2017 and her practice focuses on immigrant and nonimmigrant visas for families and companies ranging in size from small and mid-size to large multi-national corporations. Emily has experience working with corporate clients on a broad range of visa types in a variety of industry areas. Prior to joining David Hirson & Partners, Emily gained extensive experience with employment and family-based immigration matters with a large business immigration firm.

Representative Experience:
  • Successfully responded to USCIS requests for additional evidence on the issues of eligibility for EB-1A/B/C, H-1B, and L-1A/B classification
  • Assisted several leaders in their fields to obtain “extraordinary ability” classification based on demonstrated international expertise and prominence in their fields
  • Oversaw the filing of high volume employment-based immigrant petitions and nonimmigrant petitions
  • Assisted companies in registering for E-2 “treaty investor” visa status
  • Assisted clients in successfully responding to Department of Labor audits on the PERM labor certification application

Education

  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Civil Advocacy Law Clinic, Student Attorney
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    • M.A.
  • University of Wisconsin
    • B.A.

Classes & Seminars

  • Panel Presenter, “Interviewing and Counseling Formal and Informal Organization Clients,” Lecture, Western State College of Law, Irvine, 2017

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Casa de Maryland, Volunteer

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • English

Published Works

  • Co-Author, “L&E Visas: Excellent Options for Foreign Businesses or Investors Looking to Open a U.S. Office,” Orange County Business Journal, 2017
  • Co-Author, “Human Rights Violations by Peacekeeping Forces in Somalia,” Human Rights Brief, Vol. 21, Issue 2, 2014
  • Author, “Future of the AUMF: Lessons from Israel’s Supreme Court,” National Security Law Brief, Vol. 4, Number 2, 2014

Professional Associations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member

Practice Areas

  • Immigration Law

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of California