Dale M. Schwartz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Schwartz Posel Immigration Law Group
5500 Interstate N Pkwy, Suite 450
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 678-813-1936
Fax: 770-951-1113
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1968
Practice Areas: Immigration: Business (60%), Immigration: Consumer (40%)
Attorney Profile

For decades, attorney Dale M. Schwartz has been defending clients in deportation and removal cases, and helping people with employment visas, permanent residence applications and marriage-based green card petitions, in addition to handling many other types of immigration and naturalization matters. As a founder and partner at Schwartz Posel Immigration Law Group in Atlanta, Georgia, he represents clients in Fulton County, Gwinnett County, throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area and nationwide.

Mr. Schwartz has long shown a passion for and dedication to immigration law. A graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, Mr. Schwartz  taught an immigration law course at the Emory University School of Law for 25 years. He has served as the national president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and as a co-chairman of an immigration law committee for the American Bar Association. He continues to serve on the boards of various organizations devoted to immigration and refugees and was appointed to a leadership position with the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation. He has been called before both houses of the U.S. Congress to testify on immigration matters and has often been asked to comment in the news media, including CNN, "Nightline" and "60 Minutes."

Throughout his career, Mr. Schwartz has received recognition and awards many times for his contributions to immigration law. Among other honors he has received, he was named to a list of top lawyers by the publication "Georgia Trend" and he earned the top rating of AV Preeminent * from the attorney peer-review service Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Immigration: Business
  • 40%Immigration: Consumer
Focus Areas

Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2021

About Dale M. Schwartz

Admitted: 1968, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.immlawfirm.com/attorney-profiles.html

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law at Emory University School of Law

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Frequent Guest on national radio and television programs (Nightline, 60 Minutes, CNN, etc.)

Educational Background

  • Vanderbilt University, George Washington University, B.A.
  • University of Georgia, Editor: Ga. Law Review, (1967-68), Editor: Georgia State Bar Journal, (1967-68), 1968

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • National President, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1986-87
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Former Board Chair of the ADL Southeast Region
  • Chairman, S.E. United States for the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation
  • Member, National Board and Executive Committee of the Anti-Defamation League of the USA, 2000
  • Co-Chairman, Immigration Law Committee of the Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Chairs the Secret Santa Program of the Atlanta Bar Association for over 25 years
  • Chairman of the 130-year-old international refugee organization, HIAS


  • Georgia Trend Legal Elite for Immigration Law, 2012
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Office Location for Dale M. Schwartz

5500 Interstate N Pkwy
Suite 450
Atlanta, GA 30328

Phone: 678-813-1936

Fax: 770-951-1113

Last Updated: 6/18/2021

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