Alena Shautsova

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Top Rated Immigration Attorney in New York, NY

Law Offices of Alena Shautsova
 | 2908A Emmons Ave, Brooklyn, New York, NY 11235
Phone: 917-885-2261
Fax: 516-568-7718
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Consumer (50%),
  • Employment & Labor (40%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • German,
  • Russian
Attorney Profile

Attorney Alena Shautsova is a sole practitioner based out of New York, New York. Ms. Shautsova focuses her practice on employment and labor law, particularly sexual harassment matters, and immigration law, personal injury law and other civil litigation matters. She serves clients throughout the New York metropolitan region, and has experience with both individual and class action lawsuits.

Licensed to practice law in the United States since 2008, Ms. Shautsova earned a master’s degree in law from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and graduated from the New York State Bar Association young lawyers section trial academy. A native of Belarus, she also holds a law degree from a prominent eastern European University.

In addition to being admitted before all New York state courts, Ms. Shautsova is admitted before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern districts of New York and the Supreme Court of the United States. She is an active member of the Nassau County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Ms. Shautsova is a former intern for the Global Action on Aging, a nonprofit organization with special status through the United Nations Economic and Social Council. Active in the American Bar Association, she has served as the organization’s representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Council and has held in roles in the organization’s international law and young lawyers’ divisions. She also serves on the New York State Bar Association’s special committee on immigration representation.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Immigration (50%): Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship

Employment & Labor (40%): Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

Civil Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship, Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018

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About Alena Shautsova

Admitted: 2008, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.shautsova.com/new-york-law-firm/immigration-civil...

Honors/Awards:

  • Eduard S. Muskie scholarship, 2005
  • Selected to the New York Metro Rising Stars list, 2015 - 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates, Delegate to the NYSBA House of Delegates; Member of the NYSBA Committee on Immigration Representation; Member of the NYSBA COSAC Committee , 2014
  • United States Supreme Court, 2012
  •  American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division District Representative for the 4th District, New York, 2011-2013
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2010
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2010
  • Member of American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • ABA Representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Council, 2015- 2016
  • Coordinator of Disaster Legal Services for the State of New York under ABA YLD and FEMA contract
  • Co-Liaison from the Young Lawyers Section to The International Law Section of the New York State Bar Association
  • Co-Liaison to the Section of International Law of the American Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  •  American Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Special Committee on Immigration Representation of the New York State Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • The Trial Academy of the New York State Bar Association, 2011
  • Case Western Reserve University, School of Law, LL.M, 2006
Office Location for Alena Shautsova

2908A Emmons Ave, Brooklyn
New York, NY 11235

Phone: 917-885-2261

Fax: 516-568-7718

 

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Last Updated: 3/26/2018

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