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Neena Dutta

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in New York, NY

Dutta Law Firm, P.C.
150 Broadway, Suite 1001
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 646-253-0512
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed in New York Since: 2005
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas: Immigration: Business, Immigration: Consumer
Attorney Profile

Attorney Neena Dutta is the founder and owner of the Dutta Law Firm, P.C., in New York, New York. Licensed to practice in New Jersey as well as New York, Ms. Dutta represents the rights and interests of clients in both states, and she has worked with clients all over the world who have complex, pressing legal issues involving any of the following:

  • Non-immigrant visas, including H1-B Specialty Occupation, L-1 Intra-company Transfers, E-1 Treaty Traders, E-2 Treaty Investor, O-1 Individuals of Extraordinary Ability or Achievement, P Performing Entertainers and Athletes, TN Professionals, and R-1 Religious Workers visas
  • Employment-based and family-based visas
  • Diversity lottery visas
  • Naturalization

Although she has handled immigration matters for clients in a variety of industries, Ms. Dutta has gained significant experience working with clients in the hospitality industries, such as hotels and restaurants. An invaluable counselor to employers looking to hire foreign talent, she has assisted in their sponsorship of employees for green cards, and she has helped manage their other immigration-related needs as well, such as I-9 audits, employee handbook drafting, Department of Labor issues and more.

Outside of business immigration, Ms. Dutta has advocated on behalf of numerous individual clients and families seeking recourse for asylum, deportation and other serious immigration issues. At all turns, she has proven herself an indispensable ally for those seeking a better life in the United States. She has also earned consistent recognition from her peers as being among the top immigration attorneys in her region.

A 1997 graduate of Seattle University, Ms. Dutta obtained her Juris Doctor in 2003 from New York Law School. Highly active in her legal community, she is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association New York Chapter's Executive Committee, having served as both secretary and treasurer. She has also served as co-chair for the organization's Corporate Practice Committee as well as its Labor Committee.

Widely regarded as a leader in her field, Mr. Dutta has numerous publications to her credit, and she has conducted many lectures and seminars across the country on a variety of legal topics related to immigration law and regulations.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Immigration: Business
  • 50%Immigration: Consumer
Focus Areas

Naturalization & Citizenship


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

About Neena Dutta

First Admitted: 2003, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, AILA Department of Labor Committee, 2008-2009
  • Co-Chair, AILA Corporate Practice Committee, 2009-2011
  • Member, AILA NY Chapter, Executive Committee
  • New York
  • Treasurer, AILA NY Chapter, Executive Committee, 2011-2012
  • Secretary, AILA NY Chapter, Executive Committee, 2012-2013
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • New Jersey

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Citizenship Day, 2009-2010
  • MDMC CLE Defending Employers in 2009: How Employers Should Respond Given Recent Economic, Legislative, and Regulatory Changes
  • NYU – on behalf of NYSBA, Global Strategies
  • Moderator: I-9 Enforcement, March 1st and 9th, 2010
  • Hospitality Immigration Compliance: Making Sure You Aren’t Stuck Between A Rock and A Hard Place – Hospitality Lawyer’s Conference, Houston, TX, 2.10.2011
  • AILA Business 101, 5.15.2008
  • Temple University, 9.1.2008
  • PLI Philadelphia Developing a Mixed-Use Luxury Resort Outside the US, September 2008
  • Ethics – AILA Chapter Meeting, 11.1.2009
  • Department of Labor Committee AILA Meeting – PERM 101, 2.11.2010
  • Breaking Through the Barriers – Columbia University School of Social Work, 4.8.2010
  • I-9 Compliance and E-Verify – DHCC, 9.29.2010
  • “Green Card,” Bloomberg, 2008
  • AILA Export Controls Regulations Moderator, 3.7.2011
  • AILA Labor Certifications, PERM, 5.17.2011
  • AILA NY Chapter December Symposium, PERM, 12.1.2011
  • AILA NY Chapter December Symposium, Family Based, 12.3.2012
  • AILA NY PERM, Choose Your Own Adventure, 3.5.2012
  • “Bringing Grandma and Grandpa to the U.S.” December Conference Handbook, AILA December Symposium, 2012
  • “Volunteers for E-Verify,” Bloomberg Law Reports, 2008
  • Quoted in “Why Pro Bono?” brochure for AILA’s Pro Bono Committee
  • “Is the H-1B for You?,” Newsletter issued by the French Consulate
  • “Employment Based Green Cards: From Here to Eternity”, 12.8.2008
  • Green Card, New Jersey Law Journal, 12.8.2008
  • “Hospitality Immigration Compliance: Making Sure You Aren’t Stuck Between A Rock and A Hard Place,” Hospitality Law Conference Handbook, 2.1.2011

Educational Background

  • Seattle University, B.A., 1997

Industry Groups

  • Business Immigration
  • E Visas
  • Family Immigration
  • H-1B
  • Immediate Relative
  • L-1 and L-2
  • Naturalization and Citizenship
  • Removal of Conditions
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Office Location for Neena Dutta

150 Broadway
Suite 1001
New York, NY 10006

Phone: 646-253-0512

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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