Serving the immigration needs of global business and families

We are pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2021 the attorneys of Dornbaum & Peregoy LLC have joined Connell Foley LLP, to establish a new Corporate Immigration Practice Group becoming part of Connell
Foley’s well known and accomplished Labor and Employment Practice Group.  We will remain in Suburban Essex County, and be conveniently located at Connell Foley’s corporate headquarters at 56 Livingston Avenue, Roseland, New Jersey.

The Corporate Immigration Practice Group at Connell Foley will continue to be co-chaired by Partners Neil Dornbaum and Kathleen Peregoy, as well as their full team of attorneys, paraprofessional and administrative

The two (2) practices complement one another exceptionally well. Established in 1938, Connell Foley is a leading full-service law firm with nearly 150 lawyers and 7 offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. The firm has built a stellar reputation (over 80 years) by providing outstanding legal services, while maintaining a firm culture predicated on client service and teamwork. Connell Foley lawyers take a hands-on approach in partnering with
clients, offering keen insight and cost-effective solutions to help client succeed in an ever-changing market. Connell Foley is recognized as a leader throughout the region in numerous areas of law, including: banking and finance, bankruptcy and restructuring, commercial litigation, construction, cybersecurity and data privacy, environmental, insurance, labor and employment, product liability, professional liability, real estate, tax and estates, transportation, and white collar criminal defense. Connell Foley’s clients include Fortune 500 corporations, government entities, middle market and start-up businesses, and entrepreneurs.

Each of Connell Foley and Dornbaum & Peregoy are known for excellence and professionalism, and have well-recognized and established business practices that align with one another across multiple industries. Dornbaum & Peregoy’s establishment of the new Corporate Immigration Practice at Connell Foley will significantly enhance and expand the service offerings to clients requiring business immigration services, particularly in the construction, biotechnology, chemical, higher education, engineering, environmental, financial services, insurance, investment banking, health care, pharmaceutical, power/utility, telecommunications, information technology (IT) and semiconductors sectors. 

Those clients presently using the high level immigration services provided by Dornbaum & Peregoy LLC will now be positioned to also access the additional premier service offerings available at Connell Foley, including representation on labor and employment, corporate, commercial, construction, health care, real estate, tax and estate planning, and litigation, among other matters.

Clients of Dornbaum & Peregoy LLC can expect the same level of professionalism and prompt, expert service they have enjoyed in the past, but will also enjoy important service enhancements that

1.    Upgrades to our case management software which automates
significant steps within the immigration process creating efficiencies;

2.    Sophisticated calendaring and reminders;

3.    Dedicated resources to monitor immigration regulatory
developments and policy changes as they evolve worldwide;

4.    Strategic consultation and comprehensive advisory services;

5.    Up to date information regarding important decisions and
proposed and pending shifts in policy;

6.    Training for human resources professionals and teams;

7.    Preventative employment verification audit and review; and

8.    Access to advice and consultation on a wide range of practice
areas including labor and employment, corporate, real estate, tax, litigation
and defense, among others.

We continue to counsel corporate employers, private individuals, as well as private and public institutions and other lawyers.

For over forty (40) years, the attorneys at Dornbaum & Peregoy have distinguished themselves by winning professional accolades and recognition for excellence in Martindale Hubbell’s “Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers”; “Best Lawyers In America”; “Top Lawyers in NY and NJ”;  “Super Lawyers”; U.S. News & World Report “Best Lawyers/Best Law Firms”; and “Who’s Who in Corporate Immigration Lawyers”, among others; holding office in major bar associations; lecturing nationwide on various aspects of Immigration Law Practice for the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Federal Bar, a number of State Bars, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania Institutes for Legal Education, Human Resources, Business and Corporate Organizations ; writing for prominent legal publications; and advising corporate employers of all sizes, from entrepreneurial ventures to the Fortune 500. Neil Dornbaum has been Program Chair and Course book Editor for over 40 Advanced Immigration Programs for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

 Our immigration services fall into three (3) main areas:

  • Business immigration services, including temporary work visas (H, L, E, TN, O,
    P, J), permanent residence via PERM, extraordinary ability, outstanding
    researcher and professors, national interest waivers, investors,
    international transfers; advice on best practices and immigration issues
    in corporate mergers and acquisitions; and counsel to and representation
    of clients on I-9 and immigration compliance issues, audits and
  • Family immigration services, including fiancée visas, marriage petitions, and
    other applications seeking to reunite family members.
  • Naturalization/Citizenship

Our immigration practice provides superior service to clients by closely monitoring immigration law as it shifts to reflect current bills under consideration in Congress, enacted and proposed, regulatory changes, and international trends in employment and mobility. We consider each client’s specific long-term goals when crafting a unique immigration approach and ultimate strategy in each case. Our experienced attorneys are able to effectively frame and communicate complex issues in order to meet our clients’ goals. We are able to adapt easily and quickly to the individual challenges to each case. And we are well positioned, with a comprehensive knowledge of immigration law and unparalleled experience and success, as we have seen this area evolve for over forty years.

Our success is built on quality, expertise, and personal attention; we offer a full client service orientated approach.

Contact an immigration lawyer at Connell Foley now