Helena S. Younossi

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in South San Francisco, CA

Younossi Law
 | 601 Gateway Boulevard, Suite 210
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone: 650-737-7600
Fax: 650-737-7605
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2013, 2015 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Business
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French,
  • German,
  • Persian (Farsi)
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Helena S. Younossi has extensive experience helping companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500 multinationals with their U.S. business immigration matters, including employee work authorizations, I-9 IRCA Compliance, M&A, LCA Compliance, Immigration Program and Policy development, as well as Consular and Global work visa coordination.

She also represents individuals and families in their immigration related needs.

Ms. Younossi has been invited to speak on immigration and legal ethics by organizations such the American Bar Association (ABA), the Public Law Institute (PLI), the California State Bar, the Sixth Annual Statewide Ethics Symposium, and the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, to name a few. She is a Member of the State Bar Executive Committee of the International Law Section, the AILA National Ethics and Practice Management Committee, serves as the AILA NorCal Ethics Liaison, and is the former Vice Chair of the BASF Ethics Committee.

For the past years, Ms. Younossi has been peer selected for inclusion in the The Best Lawyers in America, the Northern California Super Lawyers, the Bar Register of Preeminent Woman Lawyers, and the San Francisco Best Lawyers. She is a three-time recipient of the Wiley W. Manuel Award and completed Ironman Canada in 2004.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Immigration: Business
Focus Areas

Naturalization & Citizenship


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Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2013, 2015 - 2021

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About Helena Younossi

Admitted: 1992, California

Professional Webpage: http://younossi-law.com/our-team/helena-younossi/


  • Three-time Recipient of the Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services
  • Peer recognized among San Francisco's Best Lawyers each year since 2012
  • Called "Very Sharp" attorney who is among the "Leading Lights" in California, “Who’s Who Legal edition 2007
  • Selected as a ‘Top Rated Lawyer’ by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Peer recognized for inclusion in Super Lawyers, Northern California, each year consecutively since 2010
  • Competed in and completed Ironman Canada in 2004
  • Listed among Women Leaders in the Law in The American Lawyer Magazine, 2013
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in the 'The Best Lawyers in America' every year as of 2010
  • Lifetime Member of Strathmore's Who's Who

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, California Minority Counsel Program
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • California, 1992
  • Executive Committee Member, International Law Section, State Bar of California, 2009-2012
  • Chair, Norcal American Immigration Lawyers Association Ethics Committee
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Board of Advisors, AILA National Ethics Compendium, 2013 – present
  • Member, National AILA Ethics and Practice Management Committee
  • Member, San Mateo Bar Association
  • Member, Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers
  • District of Columbia
  • Board Member, Norcal American Immigration Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board Member, Pangaea Global Aids Foundation
  • Board Member, San Francisco Aids Foundation
  • Cultural Advisor, Alliance for International Women's Rights

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Corporate Immigration and Ethics issues, Sixth Annual Statewide Ethics Symposium
  • Speaker, Corporate Immigration and Ethics issues, the Immigrant Legal Resource Center
  • Speaker, Corporate Immigration and Ethics issues, the Public Law Institute
  • Speaker, Corporate Immigration and Ethics issues, the American Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • University of California, B.A., 1987

Industry Groups

  • And Many Others
  • Biotechnology
  • Financial Services
  • High Technology
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Office Location for Helena S. Younossi

601 Gateway Boulevard
Suite 210
South San Francisco, CA 94080

Phone: 650-737-7600

Fax: 650-737-7605

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Last Updated: 1/19/2021

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