Contact Info:

David Hirson & Partners, LLP
1122 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Direct: +1 949 383-5374
Fax: +1 949 383-5368

Emily Singer Hurvitz


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

Professional Accomplishments:


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

Publications and Lectures

  • Co-Author, “L&E Visas: Excellent Options for Foreign Businesses or Investors Looking to Open a U.S. Office,” Orange County Business Journal, July 31, 2017, with David Hirson.
  • Panel Presenter, “Interviewing and Counseling Formal and Informal Organization Clients,” Lecture, Western State College of Law, Irvine, CA, July 12, 2017.
  • Co-Author, “Human Rights Violations by Peacekeeping Forces in Somalia,” Human Rights Brief, Vol. 21, Issue 2, 2014, with Professor Richard Wilson.
  • Author, “Future of the AUMF: Lessons from Israel’s Supreme Court,” National Security Law Brief, Vol. 4, Number 2, 2014.

Court Admissions

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


  • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D.
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem, M.A.
  • University of Wisconsin–Madison, B.A.


  • Hebrew

Pro bono

Emily has volunteered with various immigration law pro bono organizations including Casa de Maryland and KIND. Emily also represented clients as a student attorney through the Civil Advocacy Law Clinic at the Washington College of Law.