Andrew Greenfield is the managing partner of the firm’s Washington, DC office and a member of Fragomen’s Executive Committee. Andrew advises U.S. and global organizations across industries on U.S. immigration and nationality law, regulation, policy and compliance.
He counsels clients on visa/work permit matters and on the immigration consequences of M&A and other corporate reorganizations; I-9/E-Verify, H-1B/LCA and PERM compliance, including audit representation; and overall global immigration program management.
He also advises international treaty organizations, their officers and employees, regarding the application and limitations of diplomatic privileges and immunities, related State Department law and policy, and U.S. work authorization and residency planning for G-4 visa holders and dependent family members.
In January 2014, Andrew was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to serve as the immigration law and policy expert on the Board of Directors of Brand USA, the public-private partnership established by Congress in 2010 to promote international travel and tourism to the United States.
Secretary Penny Pritzker reappointed Andrew to the Board for another three-year term in January 2017. He currently serves as the Board’s Secretary, chair of the Board’s governance committee and member of the Board’s audit committee.
Andrew serves as pro bono counsel to Immigration Equality, where he represents same-sex, bi-national couples before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in connection with applications for U.S. residency. He was recognized by Immigration Equality with a 2016 Safe Haven Award “for excellence in pro bono representation.”
- Partnered with a multinational financial management consulting firm with over 15,000 employees to establish a worldwide immigration program centrally managed from Washington, DC, with regional centers in Asia and Europe
- Successfully represented a global professional services firm charged with citizenship status discrimination before the Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel for Unfair Immigration-Related Employment Practices (OSC)
- Advised a large, global management consulting firm on the divestiture of its billion dollar commercial services business and assisted the new company in establishing an independent immigration program
- Successfully represented a major U.S. university charged with H-1B Labor Condition Application (LCA) violations before the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division and Office of Administrative Law Judges
- Successfully represented a Fulbright Scholar seeking a hardship waiver of the two-year home residence requirement
- George Washington University | J.D.
- University of Pennsylvania | B.A., cum laude
Bar Admissions: New York, District of Columbia, Maryland
- Board of Directors, The Corporation for Travel Promotion (Brand USA), Board Secretary, 2014-present
- Law360 Editorial Advisory Board, Immigration, 2017-present
- Board of Directors, Association for International Practical Training (AIPT), 2007-2010
- American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington, DC chapter: Vice-Chair, 2001-2002; Treasurer, 2000-2001)
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