Rio Guerrero

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Top Rated Immigration Attorney in New York, NY

Guerrero Law Firm PLLC
 | 291 Broadway, Suite 1005
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 646-545-5000
Fax: 914-368-9689
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1999
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Business
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    Attorney Rio Guerrero is renowned for over two decades of successfully representing companies, organizations and individuals with complicated U.S. visa, work permit and green card matters. In particular, he is respected for achieving creative solutions for profoundly complex immigration cases. He is dedicated to meticulously analyzing each unique case, designing the best strategy and diligently partnering with his clients to achieve their solutions. He understands that reducing risk and costs to clients is particularly important. Moreover, with over 21 years of success, he knows that ease of communication with his clients, and vigilant monitoring and re-evaluation of cases, is integral to achieving everyone’s goals.

    The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) has presented Attorney Guerrero with the coveted “Best Lawyers” national award. He was selected among distinguished attorneys nationwide for his long and outstanding record of success representing corporate and individual clients in matters involving U.S. immigration law. Also, Attorney Guerrero has received the “Contributions to Excellence” award from the Filipino-American National Historical Society (FANHS), recognizing his national success as a Filipino-American attorney, and his commitment to the preservation and promotion of Filipino-American history and culture.

    Deeply involved in all facets of immigration law, Attorney Guerrero is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), where he has served on the National Committee on Health Care Professionals. He founded and served for many years as Co-Chair of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) Immigration and Nationality Law Committee. He has served as a member of the Corporate Immigration Committee and the U.S. Department of Labor Committee for the AILA-New York Chapter.

    A distinguished Edward V. Sparer Fellow of Brooklyn Law School, Attorney Guerrero also holds one baccalaureate degree in Economics and a second in International Studies as a Dean’s Scholar of The American University of Washington D.C.

    Since 2007, he has taught as an Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law at the City University of New York – School of Professional Studies. He has also taught as a guest lecturer on Corporate Immigration Law at Columbia Law School in New York, and at Rutgers Law School in New Jersey. A sought-after speaker in his field, he frequently lectures at continuing legal education seminars and other pro bono events as well.

    EDUCATION

    Brooklyn Law School | J.D., 1998

    The American University of Washington D.C. | B.A., Economics, and B.A. International Studies, 1994

     

    AWARDS

    Listed in Super Lawyers, 2020

    Listed in Best Lawyers, 2021 and 2020

    Distinguished Alumni Award, Brooklyn Law School – APALSA, 2013

    Best Lawyers Award, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, 2012

    Contributions to Excellence Award, Filipino-American National Historical Society, 2012

     

    ADMISSIONS

    Bar Admissions: New York (since 1999), New Jersey (since 1999)

    Court Admissions: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, U.S. District Court for New Jersey

     

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), former Co-Chair of Health Care Professionals Committee (AILA National), former Co-Chair of Corporate Immigration Committee and U.S. Department of Labor Committee (AILA-NY Chapter)

    National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, former Co-Chair of Immigration Committee

    Filipino American Lawyers Association of New York, Inaugural President

    Asian American Bar Association of New York, Inaugural Chair of Immigration and Nationality Law Committee

    National Filipino American Lawyers Association, Founding Member

    American Bar Association

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Immigration: Business

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2020

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    About Rio Guerrero

    Admitted: 1999, New York

    Professional Webpage: https://guerrerolawfirm.com/our-firm/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Edward V. Sparer Fellow, of Brooklyn Law School
    • “Contributions to Excellence” award, Filipino-American National Historical Society
    • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, “Best Lawyers” national award

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Courts, Eastern District of New York
    • U.S. District Courts, Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court of New Jersey
    • New Jersey
    • New York
    • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Active Member
    • U.S. Department of Labor Committee for the AILA-New York Chapter, Member
    • Corporate Immigration Committee, Member
    • Asian American Bar Association of New York, Co-Chair

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Philippine New York Jaycees
    • Collaborative Opportunities for Raising Empowerment

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law at the City University of New York – School of Professional Studies

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Guerrero Law Firm has received a"First-Tier ranking in New York for Immigration Practice by U.S. News-Best Lawyers for the 11th Edition of Best Law Firms., 2020

    Educational Background:

    • The American University of Washington D.C., Baccalaureate Degree, Economics, International Studies as Dean’s Scholar
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    Office Location for Rio Guerrero

    291 Broadway
    Suite 1005
    New York, NY 10007

    Phone: 646-545-5000

    Fax: 914-368-9689

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