Gary J. Yerman

Top rated immigration attorney in New York, New York

The Yerman Group
Gary J. Yerman
The Yerman Group

Practice Areas: Immigration, Appellate, Business litigation; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1994

Education: St. Thomas University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022

The Yerman Group

225 Broadway
17th Floor
New York, NY 10007 Visit website


Attorney Gary J. Yerman is the managing partner of The Yerman Group in New York, New York. A top-rated lawyer with more than 26 years of total legal experience, Mr. Yerman focuses his practice primarily on immigration law, and he provides unmatched advocacy and support to clients throughout New York City and all across the country who face deportation or other serious issues involving their immigration statuses.

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Yerman has successfully represented tens of thousands of clients before the Board of Immigration Appeals and Circuit Court of Appeals as well as before various immigration courts throughout the United States. Along with deportation defense, he has also assisted with asylum petitions, family-based petitions, adjustments of status, U visas and many other areas pertaining to immigration and naturalization.

Mr. Yerman has represented the rights and interests of a number of high-profile clients ranging from Olympic and professional athletes to Fortune 500 companies to prominent TV and film writers, producers and directors, as well as restaurant proprietors. Whether representing individual immigrant clients or employers, he maintains an unwavering focus on protecting their rights and interests at all turns while helping them achieve their goals and the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Along with focusing on all aspects of immigration law, Mr. Yerman has extensive experience with criminal defense, employment and labor law, and business litigation as well as handling appeals. He has gained a reputation for his in-depth legal knowledge and outstanding abilities as an advocate for his clients, and he has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers along with many testimonials and referrals from those he has served.

A 1988 graduate of the University of Maryland, Mr. Yerman attended St. Thomas University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1991. He is admitted to practice before all circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals as well as the U.S. Supreme Court, and he is an active member of the New York State Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyer Association, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice areas

Immigration: consumer, Appellate, Business litigation, Criminal defense, Employment & labor: employee

Focus areas

Asylum, Naturalization & citizenship, Non-compete agreements, Arrest & arraignment, Assault & battery, Criminal fraud, Criminal law, Drug & alcohol violations, Expungement, Failure to pay child support, False accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor vehicle offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex offenses, Tax evasion, Theft, Traffic violations, Criminal domestic violence, Employment law - employee, Wage & hour laws, Whistleblower, Sexual harassment, Labor law

  • 40% Immigration: consumer
  • 20% Appellate
  • 20% Business litigation
  • 10% Criminal defense
  • 10% Employment & labor: employee

First Admitted: 1994, New York

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Educational Background:
  • St. Thomas University School Of Law, JD
  • The University of Maryland, Bachelor’s Degree
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, In Good Standing, New York State Bar
  • American Immigration Lawyer Association
  • United States Supreme Court
  • All 11 Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal

Office location for Gary J. Yerman

225 Broadway
17th Floor
New York, NY 10007

Phone: 212-219-2374


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022

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