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Matthew Dunn is recognized as one of the country’s leading immigration lawyers. He represents a diverse group of Fortune 500 companies, especially in the areas of banking, healthcare, hospitality and advertising. Mr. Dunn also represents companies of all sizes facing an I-9 audit by Immigration & Customs Enforcement. Additionally, he regularly consults on the EB-5 investor program.

Mr. Dunn is Co-Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Immigration and Nationality Law Committee. He is a past chair of the 1,000-member American Immigration Lawyers Association’s New York Chapter and was also a member of AILA’s governing board of directors. Mr. Dunn is also a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Immigration and Nationality Law Committee.

Mr. Dunn’s well-known reputation in immigration law has led to appearances on CNN, NBC, FOX and Channel 9 UPN, and he is quoted regularly in The New York Times, Daily News and Newsday. He has been a lecturer on immigration issues for the Practicing Law Institute, ILW.com, AILA’s national conference, the Center for Migration Studies and for numerous internationally prominent businesses, universities and institutions. He is also the Associate Editor of the Occupation Guide Book Series, which is focused on immigration issues for nurses and allied health care professionals, and has authored many publications in the field.

Mr. Dunn served as an Assistant District Counsel for the Immigration and Naturalization Service and as an Assistant District Attorney in Suffolk County, New York.

Mr. Dunn is ranked one of the Most Powerful Employment Attorneys by Human Resource Executive magazine and Lawdragon (2011-2015). He is listed in Chambers USA — America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2007-2015), which, in 2015, remarked on his “successful track record” and “unwavering responsiveness.” He is also listed in Chambers GlobalThe World’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2010-2013), Legal 500 US (2011 and 2013-2015), The International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers (2010-2013), The Best Lawyers in America (2007-2016) and New York Super Lawyers (2007-2014). Additionally, Mr. Dunn was recognized by Intercontinental Finance Magazine in 2013 as one of 500 leading international lawyers.

J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 1993
B.S., Cornell University, 1990
New York, 1994
U.S.D.C., Eastern District of New York, 1996
    -Co-Chair, New York State Bar Association’s Immigration and Nationality Law Committee (2007-Present)
    -American Immigration Lawyers Association
    -National USCIS Liaison Committee (2005-2006)
    New York Chapter
    -Chair (2005-2006)
    -Vice Chair (2003-2004)
    -Secretary (2002-2003
    -Treasurer (2001-2002)
    -Co-Chair, Immigration Court Committee (1999-2001)
    -Associate Editor, Immigration Options For Nurses and Allied Health Care Professionals