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Edward R. Litwin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in South San Francisco, CA

Litwin & Smith, A Law Corporation
1435 Huntington Avenue, Suite 336
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone: 650-588-7100
Fax: 650-588-4302
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1973
Practice Areas: Immigration: Business (70%), Immigration: Consumer (30%)
Attorney Profile

Edward R. Litwin is an attorney and the founder of the San Francisco, California, law firm Litwin & Smith, A Law Corporation. Mr. Litwin devotes his practice to immigration law and serves clients in San Francisco and the surrounding Bay area including Alameda, Oakland and Marin counties. He also represents clients nationwide in cities such as Atlanta, Austin, Dallas and Houston.

Mr. Litwin has more than four decades of experience and is recognized on a national level for his immigration law experience. He handles matters involving a variety of immigration issues including business visas and labor certifications.

Along with his practice, Mr. Litwin writes and speaks on immigration issues for groups including the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Practicing Law Institute and various bar associations. He teaches immigration and nationality law at the McGeorge School of Law and the University of San Francisco School of Law. He is listed in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America” and is a lifetime member of the National Registry of Who’s Who.

Mr. Litwin earned his law degree from the University of California Hastings College of the Law. He is certified in immigration and nationality law by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization. He is qualified to practice in all California state courts and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Litwin is a member of The Bar Association of San Francisco, the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and the Christian Legal Society. He also serves on the board of governors of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Immigration: Business
  • 30%Immigration: Consumer
Focus Areas

Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship


19 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2022

About Edward R. Litwin

First Admitted: 1973, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Strathmore's Who's Who (Life Member)
  • Best Lawyers in America (Seventh Edition)
  • National Registry of Who's Who (Life Member)
  • Who's Who in Executives and Professionals, 1999-2000 edition
  • Who's Who in American Law (Ninth Edition)
  • An International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • San Francisco Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1982
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, Elected Member
  • California, 1973

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker, Advanced Immigration Seminars, California State Bar
  • Adjunct Professor, Immigration and Nationality Law, McGeorge School of Law
  • Adjunct Professor, Immigration and Nationality Law, University of San Francisco Law School
  • Author of articles, Immigration Journal
  • Speaker, Advanced Immigration Seminars, Practicing Law Institute
  • Speaker, Advanced Immigration Seminars, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Author of articles, Immigration Law & Procedure
  • Author of articles, Personal News

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Christian Legal Society, Member

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law, California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization

Industry Groups

  • Biotech
  • Engineering
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
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Office Location for Edward R. Litwin

1435 Huntington Avenue
Suite 336
South San Francisco, CA 94080

Phone: 650-588-7100

Fax: 650-588-4302

Last Updated: 1/20/2022

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